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

Samsung Gear VR SM-R322 (Late 2015, Consumer Edition)
alaScore 95

1671 reviews

Oct, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1671 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 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by: Matt Swider (techradar.com)

Samsung Gear VR Controller review

 

The most popular mobile VR headset has a controller to call its own

Comfortable, one-handed remote ; New motion controls are promising

Not a two-handed full controller ; Requires two AAA batteries

The Samsung Gear VR Controller finally brings a gamepad to the popular virtual reality headset, and it's better late than never. It includes all of the buttons that are mounted to the side of the headset, so you're no longer tapping your temple to move...

Mar, 2017

Expert review by: Mike Lowe (pocket-lint.com)

Samsung Gear VR Consumer Edition review: The stepping-stone to Oculus proper

 

Virtual reality, often known as VR, has a long and winding history. From the distant dream of Sega's VR, unveiled back in 1993, to the modern day it's-almost-here reality of Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and PlayStation VR, it's South Korean giant Samsung...

Wire-free VR experience unlike its rivals, more affordable than earlier Gear VR models, new design benefits glasses wearers, easy to setup and use, fun experiences on offer

Tied to phone hardware, lower refresh and perceptible resolution than Oculus/competition, may cause nausea, still limited range of content/games

The first time we slipped the Gear VR on and looked around a whole virtual world, head turning to take in what was to the side and behind, part of us was impressed with the sheer spectacle. It's quite amazing.

Mar, 2016

Expert review by: (t3.com)

Samsung Gear VR review: a must have for Galaxy phone owners

 

High quality, Oculus Rift-powered VR for £80 or $99 has got to be a deal, right?

Cheap ; Decent variety of content ; Solid VR experience all round

Samsung only ; Graphics lack a certain polish ; Bit of a battery burner

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Samsung Gear VR with Controller powered by Oculus review

 

The Galaxy S8 and a pack-in remote give this headset fresh life

Immersive VR experiences ; Sturdy, comfortable design ; Remote adds a lot to it

Only for flagship phones ; Meatier content, please! ; Some light bleeds in

One of the Galaxy S8's best perks, and well worth the expense to get a deeper, more immersive VR experience

May, 2017

Expert review by: (stuff.tv)

Samsung Gear VR review

 

Bringing proper virtual reality to the Samsung phone-owning masses

Gorgeous, immersive games ; Mostly comfortable fit ; Cheap... if you have the phone

Limited phone compatibility ; No positional tracking ; Rare performance/heat issues

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

Dec, 2015

Expert review by: Nate Ralph (cnet.co.uk)

Samsung Gear VR (2015) review

 

It's just after 6 p.m. on a Monday night, and I'm lost. And soaked. The Nemesis, one of my favorite ships in the game Eve Online but just a sneaky, cloaking foe in Eve Gunjack, has flattened my latest high score attempt. The glass that held my...

The Gear VR's relatively low price belies a compelling VR experience, and the games are quickly catching up to the hype. The headset is fairly light, and offers a completely cordless experience.

It only works with some recent Samsung phones. The mobile VR experience still pales in comparison to more robust upcoming PC- and console-based options.

The Gear VR is the best virtual-reality gadget you can buy right now, and a great way to jump into the world of VR gaming and entertainment -- just make sure you own a compatible Samsung phone first.

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: Sam Loveridge (trustedreviews.com)

Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition

 

With the full consumer launch of the big boys in VR on the imminent horizon, it's depressing how many mobile virtual reality headsets there are on the market right now. And all of them are damaging what is still very much a fledgling product market.

Completely wireless design ; Powered by Oculus VR ; Great head tracking ; Improved content range

Only compatible with Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge ; Content still limited ; Full game content expensive

For anyone interested in purchasing a VR headset who's already a Samsung flagship owner, the Gear VR is a no-brainer. It's easy to use and the content selection has grown. It still has some growing to do, but there's plenty of appeal here.

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: (expertreviews.co.uk)

Samsung Gear VR review - Innovator Edition for S6

 

Initially brilliant and breathtaking but limited content makes the Gear VR a novelty for now

The Samsung Gear VR is one of those bits of kit that make us glad to be technology journalists. It’s immense fun when it simply lands on your desk, but few should consider actually buying one. It’s a fantastic novelty, but the current paucity of...

Expert review by: Mark Peters (letsgodigital.org)

Samsung Gear VR Consumer Edition

 

Oculus unveils first consumer version of the Samsung Gear VR : Samsung Electronics announced its first Gear Virtual Reality device aimed to consumers, extending its innovative leadership in the wearables category. The latest edition of the Samsung Gear...

Sep, 2015

Expert review by: Lance Ulanoff (mashable.com)

Samsung Gear VR and Controller is a virtual reality marriage made in heaven

 

A good virtual reality headset needs a good controller

Excellent companion for the Samsung Galaxy S8+ ; Smart, easy-to use controller that instantly improves the Gear VR experience

Samsung VR software is out of step with Oculus

If you own a modern Samsung Galaxy phone, this is the VR gear for you.

Apr, 2017

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