Samsung Gear VR Review
Thinking of going into the virtual reality?
Well, It is possible now by the new Samsung Gear VR which is powered by Oculus. Basically, It is a comfortable full-on mobile display headset gear with its Super AMOLED display, wide field of view, precise head-tracking and low latency connects to the smartphone through the micro-USB and takes you to another world of reality anytime and anywhere.
Gear VR is an adjustable and very comfortable headset that is very easy to use. It works as the headset’s display processor which consists of the high field of view lenses and a custom IMU for rotational tracking. You just have to take your Galaxy smartphone, slip it in the headset, put it on and you are free to take a ride of another virtual world. Samsung Gear VR is compatible with the Samsung latest Galaxy handsets including Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge and Galaxy S6 Edge Plus. The weight of the Samsung Gear VR is very light compared to the previous models and you get more easier and accurate control with its bigger size solid directional touchpad, a back button on the side and a proximity sensor to detect when the headset is on.
Gear VR provides you the endless magical possibilities whether you are in a mood to play a game, to watch a movie or to take a virtual vacation trip, it is always here to take you anywhere anytime. It automatically opens the Oculus App Store, where you can discover the videos, applications and games which are implemented to work with this gear giving you best virtual reality experience. It feels like a home theater when you are watching a movie in a VR without having any distraction. Moreover, It gives you the best 3D gaming experience just like you are really there when you are controlling everything by your head movement.
With these much impressive features, Gear VR also have some drawbacks.
- It only requires the Samsung latest Galaxy smartphones which are way expensive
- You can’t attend the phone calls or surf the internet or anything else which you do with your smartphone
- The list of applications designed for this Gear is extremely short