Gear VR 2017 added to Samsung's Virtual Reality ecosystem : In the beginning of March 2017 Samsung Electronics Mobile Division introduced the 2017 Edition of its Gear VR headset, which will enter the market late April 2017. The Gear VR 2017 Edition will be offered for the first time in an Orchid Gray finish. The Gear VR 2017 Edition comes with the new virtual reality controller from Oculus. Featuring a refined design and the multifunctional controller, Samsung’s Gear VR 2017 Edition introduces more comfort and fun to the virtual reality experience. With a curved design, the VR controller offers a natural grip for enhanced one-handed control. Its clickable touchpad and trigger allow users to easily navigate VR apps and virtual worlds with simple motions.
Gear VR 2017 Edition
The layout of home, volume and back keys ensures easy access to the functions, so users can manage them while fully focusing on their activity virtual world around them. Built to combine the functions of a gamepad and remote control, the standalone, motion-sensitive controller adds comfort to the Gear VR 2017 experience by placing the device’s controls in the user’s hands rather than on the headset itself. The Samsung Gear VR 2017 headset combined with the Oculus controller delivers better motion interaction with minimized arm and head movement for comfortable and prolonged use. And for those especially active moments, the wrist strap provides a secure grip. When finished with a virtual reality session, the controller may be conveniently holstered on the headset’s strap.
Virtual reality party service
The Gear VR 2017 ergonomic design makes for a secure and highly wearable fit while its expansive field of view (101 FOV) helps to minimize users’ motion sickness so they can enjoy immersive visuals for longer periods of time. Owners of the Samsung Gear VR 2017 headset will never get bored as there are hundreds of diverse VR apps and VR games to choose from in addition to a newly added social virtual reality party service that allows them to connect with friends to chat, watch videos and livestream games on social media.