Samsung all set to launch the Gear VR along with much awaited Note 4
At the IFA which was held in Berlin, Samsung outshone all other manufacturers offerings with the introduction of their latest top end smartphone that had teasers and rumors along the line – the Samsung Galaxy Note 4. On the same note, they also planned to surprise everyone with the introduction of Samsung Galaxy Gear VR that is an exclusive accessory for the Note 4. The Galaxy Gear VR has introduced the company as a whole to the peripheral world of mobile accessories which allows users infinite possibilities to expand in so many ways.
This Galaxy Gear VR is independently powered by Oculus Rift (one of the top five gaming brands) and the device itself acting as the screen and the brain for the Gear. It has to be worn just like a Google Glass but is much bigger and heavier. Technically, the screen decides all the various factors and then presents in front of your eyes the 3D image which has a 96 degree viewing angle and has a whooping and shocking internal storage of 16GB. Apart from all the internals, the Galaxy Gear VR has various controls that include a touch-pad and volume rockers that also work as the forward and back button for various functions. The Gear VR also includes an An accelerometer, gyro and compass sensors have been built in the Gear VR for better gaming and experience.The proximity sensor on the Gear VR has been provided only for a reason so that when the Gear VR is removed from your head, the game will automatically pause.
As of now, the Galaxy Gear VR can be only accessed using the Note 4 but there are good chances that Samsung will soon make it possible for other devices. The biggest plus is that you can see whats going on outside in the real world as well via the primary camera of Note 4 in the background of the game. This added feature allows a user to play games,watch movies and at the same time keep a tab on what is going in the surroundings.The build quality of the phone is quite good although its made out of plastic like every other Samsung device.It even has a soft foamy borderline for comfort of the user. But avoiding the Gear while going somewhere out is best for self conscious people as the device is a big hairstyle destroyer. Gamers will not mind considering the pure joy you get while playing with this accessory.We will know more about the different features of the Gear VR after some more apps and movies start circulating. The pricing and availability has not yet been told but all we can do is wait……………