Samsung’s Gear VR expected to cost US$199 – without the Galaxy Note 4, of course

By September 10, 2014March 24th, 2020Newswires

Mobile-powered virtual reality is coming, but the total price might make you dizzy

By Andrew Hayward

Samsung hopes to jump-start consumer-level virtual reality with the Gear VR, which uses the Galaxy Note 4 for its display and guts – and now we know how much that will set users back.

According to VentureBeat, a Samsung representative has pinned the launch price for the Gear VR at US$199 (about £123). However, that’s just the price for the headset shell itself, which is effectively useless without Samsung’s phablet to power the experience.

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