Samsung Gear VR Is Now Available For Pre-Order

The Samsung Gear VR (2016), which was launched alongside the Galaxy Note7 earlier this month, is now available to pre-order on Amazon at price of $100 and starts shipping August 19.

In case you don't know, the Samsung Gear VR is a mobile "virtual reality" headset developed by Samsung Electronics, in collaboration with Oculus, and manufactured by Samsung.

The Samsung Gear VR is designed to work with Samsung's flagship smartphones. Currently supported are Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy S6 Edge+, Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge. The smartphone has to be paired with the Oculus™ app. The device can be calibrated using the wheel at the top of the headset.

You can place your order at Amazon here

The new version of the Samsung Gear VR features various improvements over the original model, including a new deep ink blue color, a bump in total field of view to 101 degrees, extended device compatibility, as well as support for both micro USB and USB Type-C.