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Oculus VR News | February 29, 2024

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Samsung Confirms More than 5 Million Gear VR Headsets Sold Worldwide

January 4, 2017 |

Today at CES 2017, Samsung Electronics America chief Tim Baxter announced during the company’s press event that they have sold more than 5 million Gear VR headsets, which are powered by Oculus to consumers around the world, reports VentureBeat.

The figure … Read More

Oculus Disables Gear VR Support on Galaxy Note 7

October 11, 2016 |

In an effort to ensure the safety of all Gear VR users on the Oculus platform, Oculus has pushed out an update that disables the Gear VR app from supporting Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, according to several sources.

Earlier last … Read More

Gear VR Users: Make Sure to Exchange Your Recalled Galaxy Note 7

September 2, 2016 |

Are you enjoying your Gear VR headset with Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy Note 7? Well, if so, you may want to hold off and take some precautions due to a safety concern.

Today, Samsung has issued a worldwide … Read More

New Gear VR Pre-Orders Now Available

August 12, 2016 |

The latest iteration of the consumer Gear VR, which was unveiled at Samsung’s Unpacked event alongside the Galaxy Note 7 earlier this month, is now available to pre-order on Amazon, Best Buy, and directly from the Samsung priced at $99.

The … Read More

New Gear VR Headset Features USB-C Support and Wider Field of View

August 2, 2016 |

Today, during Samsung’s Unpacked 2016 event the company announced its newest version of its Gear VR headset, powered by Oculus.

The new headset is designed to support Samsung’s latest flagship smartphone the Galaxy Note 7, which uses the new USB Type-C … Read More

Gear VR Already Sold Over 300,000 in Europe in 2016

May 17, 2016 |

The Oculus-powered Samsung Gear VR virtual reality headset officially launched in November of 2015 and has already sold over 300,000 units across Europe this year alone.

Samsung has been offering a number of enticing Gear VR promotions with the launch … Read More

Gear VR Surpasses One Million Active Users in April, says Oculus

May 11, 2016 |

The Samsung Gear VR, powered by Oculus achieved a major milestone in April by surpassing more than one million active users, according to an official Oculus blog post on Wednesday.

At a recent press event in San Francisco on Tuesday, … Read More

Free Gear VR Bundled with Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge Pre-Orders

February 21, 2016 |

Today, Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona and announced that the Gear VR headset, powered by Oculus, will come bundled for free with pre-orders of its new flagship smartphone.

According to an official … Read More

Samsung Galaxy O Series Could be VR Centered, says Analyst

August 19, 2015 |

Over the last couple of days, new rumors have surfaced suggesting that Samsung is planning to unveil a new lineup of flagship smartphones, which would be released under the Galaxy ‘O’ series.

Now, according to a recent statement from senior research … Read More

Samsung Gear VR ‘Innovator Edition’ Available Now for $200

December 8, 2014 |

Samsung announced the release of its Oculus-powered Gear VR headset for under $200 and is now available directly from the Samsung website and AT&T. The Gear VR “Innovator Edition” is designed to be plug and play, and transform your Samsung Galaxy Note … Read More