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Samsung Gear VR SM-R322 (Late 2015, Consumer Edition)

Samsung Gear VR SM-R322 (Late 2015, Consumer Edition)
alaScore 96

1700 reviews

Aug, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1700 reviews of Samsung Gear VR SM-R322 (Late 2015, Consumer Edition). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.4/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Samsung Gear VR SM-R322 (Late 2015, Consumer Edition) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Nate Ralph (cnet.com.au)

Samsung's $99 Gear VR launches in November, adds virtual reality to all new Samsung phones (hands-on)

 

Think you'll need to spend thousands of dollars on a powerful PC before you set foot in a virtual world? Maybe not: This November, Samsung's $99 headset will let you do it with any new Samsung smartphone.

It's worth noting that smartphone VR experiences like the Gear VR aren't nearly as immersive as what you can get with a dedicated virtual-reality headset like the Oculus Rift. While you can turn your head in virtual reality with a Cardboard or a Gear...

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : Stephen Fenech (techguide.com.au)

Samsung Gear VR review - immerse yourself in 360 degree pictures and videos

 

Samsung has just released the third generation version of the Gear VR headset to deliver a mobile virtual reality experience with the company's latest high quality smartphones. The latest Gear VR model is compatible with Samsung's Galaxy Note5, the S6...

The Samsung Gear VR is an impressive unit that allow users to get even more out of their Samsung smartphones and provide an exciting virtual reality experience which will become even more popular in 2016. And because Samsung utilises your smartphone as...

Dec, 2015

Expert review by : Andrew Hayward (pcauthority.com.au)

Review: Samsung Gear VR

 

Samsung has a tendency to chase trends, so when the Gear VR was announced, we couldn't help but roll our eyes. What on earth was Samsung doing getting into virtual reality? Silly us. More than a year later, it's Samsung that looks like the trendsetter.

It has limitations, but the Gear VR really delivers on the promise and power of virtual reality.

Dec, 2015

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Awesome! must try!

 

I absolutely love my Samsung gear VR that came with my Galaxy S8+. The first attempt to set it up took longer than usual as I wasn't clipping the phone in correctly and at one stage the phone fell out! Apart from the first time you try it, you...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

A bit of a gimmick but works ok

 

Got it with my phone. Have access to a proper HTC Vive VR at work and this pales in comparison. However it retails for a lot cheaper. I have mixed feelings, on one hand it showcases VR technology, and makes it accessible. On the other hand it's only a...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Good if you already have a Samsung phone

 

This product works great, and is well worth the money for you already have a Samsung phone that fits. The picture quality is good but does have a screendoor effect, watching animated moves looks best. There isn't much content otherwise, most of the...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Great Product, however not worth it.

 

I got this for free with a Samsung Galaxy s8+. Prior to this, I had used a Google cardboard for the 'VR experience', however, it was rather mediocre compared to the Gear VR. The tracking works great, however, the lack of positional tracking removes...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Dont bother getting it just.

 

While I think future versions will be excellent the 2016 model is not, the lenses are so blurry it makes you feel very sick, and it's a pain to navigate the menus. Overall it has a lot of potential but unless you can pick it up for about $40 or less...

Jul, 2017

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

Not bad, but not worth it

 

I got this free when I bought my Samsung S7 edge. It's not bad, it's just that there aren't a lot of VR experiences available. Also, something that isn't a fault of the Samsung Gear VR, but VR experiences make you feel nauseous. If you experience...

Jan, 2017

Consumer review (productreview.com.au)

A lot of fun

 

es still require you to wear the helmet forbthem to download! Once loaded I found many of the titles great. Full 360 immersion. A lot of the graphics were of a high standard and the 360 movies amazing. Quality is variable and some titles are lame, but...

Oct, 2016
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Product Specifications

Features

Accelerometer:Y / Yes
Adjustable interpupillary distance: Yes
Coloration:Monotone
Colour of product:Black / Black, Blue / Black, grey / Black, Navy / Black, White / White
Construction type:Smartphone-based
Control type:Buttons / Buttons, Touch / Touch
Gyroscope:Y / Yes
Housing material:Plastic
Interpupillary distance (max):7 / 7.1
Interpupillary distance (min):5 / 5.4 / 5.5
Magnetic sensor: Yes
Motion to photon latency:20
Proximity sensor:Y / Yes
Type:Smartphone-based head mounted display
USB connector type:MICRO-USB
Viewing angle:101 / 360 / 96
Volume Control:Digital / Rotary

Packaging Content

Included memory card size:16
Memory Card Included:microSD

Ports & interfaces

Card reader integrated:N / No
USB connector type:MICRO-USB / Micro-USB B, USB Type-C / Micro-USB, USB Type-C / Micro-USB,USB Type-C
USB version:1.1

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:10.8 / 11.6 / 114.4 / 12.2 / 122 / 122.5 / 9.85
Height :8.28 / 8.29 / 9 / 9.26 / 9.86 / 92.6 / 98.5 / 98.6
Weight:300 / 310 / 318 / 345 / 365 / 420.4
Width:19.6 / 19.8 / 20.2 / 20.8 / 201.9 / 207 / 207.8