In the Oculus Connect 2 developer conference in LA, Samsung’s Vice-president of Mobile, Peter Koo announced the new Gear VR headset. The new Gear VR headset is 22% lighter than its previous model and priced at only $99, which very cheap for a VR headset.
The new Gear VR headset has improved touchpad with an additional directional pad on the right side for easy navigation. The supported handsets for this new Gear VR are Samsung’s new Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge handsets.
The new Gear VR will start selling on Black Friday in the US for the price of $99 and other markets next.