Samsung Gear VR – To Buy Or Not To Buy, That Is The Question!

Samsung Gear VR – To Buy Or Not To Buy, That Is The Question!
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Yesterday we told you about how Samsung is trying to beat the competition with its upcoming smart phone Galaxy Note 5, and today we bring you the review of Samsung’s other product that has been making news in the market – the Samsung Gear VR for Galaxy S6.


Before we tell you whether you should buy this product, let’s have a look at its specifications first:

– It weighs just 420 grams

– Dimensions: 83 x 196 x 96mm

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– 96 degrees field of view

– Sensors: Gryo Sensor, Accelerometer, Proximity Sensor

– Touch Pad

Key Features

Gear VR isn’t new to the market. Techno freaks have already seen and used the Gear VR for Note 4; so what’s different with the Gear VR for Galaxy S6? The headset has become lighter, gives you full view, and charges while in use.

Log into your Oculus account, install your favorite apps and you are all set to explore this virtual reality headset. As soon as you wear this headset, it starts launching the installed apps. All you need to do now is control and navigate through. The lenses centered in the headset are the reason behind a 96-degree field of view. Samsung has made sure that your smartphone and Gear VR will work together to move images with your head – giving you an undisturbed and convenient virtual experience.

The best part of this headset is that people with vision problems can enjoy Gear VR to the fullest due to its dial feature which allows you to adjust the focus, giving you a clear view of your smartphone.

Thumbs Up or Thumbs Down?

Samsung Gear VR has no competition in the market, so we have nothing to compare and judge whether it is the best gadget in its category. But yes, without any doubt it is fun to use and gives you a different experience altogether.

Looking at its price, this gadget is highly priced for what it has to offer. It is not a ‘must-have’ gadget for sure. The smartphone life can still be easier and joyful without this headset. So our verdict is – if you love to explore new gadgets for the sake of exploring, you can definitely go for it. If you are no-nonsense Smartphone user who likes to invest in gadgets, then the Samsung Gear VR for S6 is definitely a ‘No Buy’ for you.