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This article was published on December 8, 2014


$200 Samsung Gear VR headset is now available for purchase

$200 Samsung Gear VR headset is now available for purchase
Natt Garun
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Natt Garun

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Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She Natt Garun is the former US Editor at The Next Web, managing the North American team on content, events, features and reviews coverage. She previously wrote for Digital Trends, Business Insider, and Gizmodo. Facebook | Twitter | Google+

Samsung was spot on about the “early December” tease when we last heard about its impending launch of the Oculus-powered Gear VR headset. Ladies and gentlemen, virtual reality is now closer to actual reality – you can buy the Gear VR Innovator Edition today for $199 via Samsung.com.

Remember: The Gear VR Innovator Edition is specifically designed to be used with a Samsung Note 4, and is only available within the United States at this time.

There are some interesting tidbits in the Gear VR manual though, such as a Note 4 overheating caution when used with the headset, a 15-minute break recommendation for every 30 minutes of use and a warning to not dry your wet device in the microwave. Innovation awaits!

➤ Samsung Gear VR [Samsung]

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