Samsung Gear VR (2016) vs. Samsung Gear VR (2015)

Product Summary

Samsung Gear VR (2016)

Release date: Aug, 2016.

The Samsung Gear VR with Motion Controller has been the first mobile viewer to take simplified VR to the mainstream. Alowing users of all generations that own a Samsung device (Galaxy s6 and beyond) the praise for such a headset has been widely spread. The Gear VR familily originaly started back in 2015 where p...Read more >

Samsung Gear VR (2015)

Release date: Nov, 2015.

Redefine your phone’s hidden power and immerse yourself in beautiful virtual worlds with the Samsung Gear VR. This mobile headset transforms Samsung's latest Galaxy smartphones into the ultimate virtual reality experience and transports you into games so that you become part of the action. Built by Samsung...Read more >

Compare Samsung Gear VR (2016) & Samsung Gear VR (2015) Specs

General Specifications

Samsung

Samsung Gear VR (2016)

Samsung

Samsung Gear VR (2015)

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
Smartphone Display
Smartphone Display
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
Smartphone Resolution
Smartphone Resolution
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
Smartphone Refresh Rate
Smartphone Refresh Rate
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Oculus Home, Android
Oculus Home, Android
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
101°
96°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
Aspherical
Aspherical
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
54-70mm
54-70mm
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
31.5mm
31.5mm
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
Motion Controller, Touchpad, Back key, Home key, Volume key
Touchpad
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Gyrometer, Accelerometer, Proximity
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Geomagnetic, Proximity
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
None
None
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
USB Type-C, mUSB and external USB OTG
MicroUSB
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
None
None
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
None
None
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
345g
310g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Foam
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Black
Frosty White

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
USB Type-C or mUSB
Not Applicable
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Android
Android
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
Galaxy Note7, S7 Edge, Note5, S6 edge+, S7, S6, S6 Edge
Galaxy S7, S7 edge, Note5, S6, S6 edge
Min. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Min. Screen Size
5.1”
5.1”
Max. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Max. Screen Size
5.7”
5.7”

Where To Buy

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Samsung Gear VR (2016)
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Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2016) on Amazon
$32.35
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$20.99
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Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2016) on Best Buy
$99.99
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$99.99
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Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2016) on Walmart
$49.99
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