Samsung Gear VR Headset Revealed at IFA 2014: Here's What You Need to Know

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It hasn't been that long when we first heard and got excited about the future in Virtual Reality. Sure the concept has been around since the days of 'Back to the Future,' but what are the prospects of all that happening in reality? Well, its massive. And Samsung is showing the way.

Straight from the IFA event in Berlin, apart from launching the likes of the new Galaxy Note 4, Note Edge and an enhanced Gear S, Samsung has also pulled the veils off the new Samsung Gear VR, its newest VR headset. Exciting times, huh?

"The Samsung Gear VR goes far beyond expectations of how mobile technology can be used to consume content, and is a powerful representation of the progressive innovation of the Gear series," said JK Shin, President and CEO of IT & Mobile Communications Division at Samsung Electronics. "We are pleased to have partnered with Oculus VR to bring this incredibly immersive mobile content experience to consumers."

The Samsung Gear VR is said to deliver an unrivaled viewing experience with a similar 5.7 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display as that of the Galaxy Note 4. This provides stunning and engaging visuals at a mobile-leading resolution.

"With the Gear VR Innovator Edition, users can sit in the best seat of a theater, can be on-stage of a performance with full 360 3D video, and can enjoy gaming like it's never been seen before - inside the stunning worlds where imagination becomes reality."

Also, the new Samsung Gear VR is pretty comfortable to wear. It is completely wireless, so users can fully engage with the virtual world without being strapped to a computer.

And with a robust selection of optimized virtual reality content from a wide range of top-tier creators, users will be able to enjoy a wide range of film, gaming, 360 degree video, alsongside educational/experiential content.

As revealed, the Samsung Gear VR will be available in Frost White through the Samsung online channel and selectively by carriers this year.

Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!

The Samsung VR comes with a robust selection of optimized virtual reality content from a wide range of top-tier creators.

The Samsung VR is completely wireless, so users can fully engage with the virtual world without being strapped to a computer.

With the Gear VR Innovator Edition, users can sit in the best seat of a theater and can be on-stage of a performance with full 360 3D video.

The Samsung Gear VR will deliver an unrivaled viewing experience with a similar 5.7 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display as that of the Galaxy Note 4.

The Samsung Gear VR will be available in Frost White through the Samsung online channel and selectively by carriers this year.

Stay tuned to GizBot for more updates!

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