Samsung expands its Unrivaled Mobile Virtual Reality Experience with Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6

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Kuala Lumpur (10 July 2015) — Samsung continues its leadership in wearable technology and mobile virtual reality with its latest Samsung Gear VR (Innovator Edition for S6), fully optimised and compatible with its next generation Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge smartphones. The Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition powered by Oculus lets users enjoy Samsung’s unrivaled, fully immersive and cinematic virtual reality experience, with improved viewing as well as a more comfortable design.

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“Innovation is what Samsung always strives for. As one of the world’s leading technology giants, we are proud to bring to Malaysians the latest Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition. It’s an experience that everyone has to try! The Gear VR was made to bring imagination into reality. The potential is endless and this is the future,” said Lee Jui Siang, Vice President, Mobile, IT & Digital Imaging, Samsung Malaysia Electronics.

  • Ultimate Gaming Experiences: It’s as easy to use as it is captivating; Gear VR contents are easily available for download via the Oculus Store. There is an extensive selection of optimized apps and games as well as localised virtual reality content such as thrilling VR games and 360 degree of a new performance from Cirque du Soleil from top-tier creators including Kurios. The possibilities with Gear VR are limitless.
  • Extraordinary Viewing: Optimised for both the Galaxy S6, the Gear VR Innovator Edition lets users engage with high resolution movies, TV shows, VOD services and photos like never before. With reduced sharper visuals on 5.1-inch Super AMOLED displays and a wide 96˚ field-of-view, the Gear VR lets you plunge into a world beyond your peripheral vision with longer lasting usage time.
  • Easy Control Touchpad: No need to worry about finding the middle of your touchpad while you are using the Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6. A deeper touchpad with an embossed centre offers you user-friendly controls for an easier interactive experience.
  • Improved Comfort: Experience virtual reality in complete comfort with the Gear VR’s ergonomic design. It incorporates soft and flexible cushioning for ultimate user comfort. The 15% reduction in size makes the Gear VR a more comfortable wear. Ergonomically redesigned straps give better weight distribution, while mechanical ventilation supports an extended VR experience.

 

Be the first to try out the fully immersive and visually stimulating Gear VR by dropping by the Main Entrance of Pavilion from the 10th to the 12th of July at 12pm to 9pm. Or you can choose to visit the Blue Zone of Sunway Pyramid on the 25th to the 26th of July from 12pm to 9pm for an experience that you will never forget.

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Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition Product Specifications

Designed for innovative consumers, specifically VR enthusiasts, developers, mobile experts and professionals, and early technology adopters.

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Dimension196.1 x 98.5 x 82.8 mm
SensorAccelerator, Gyrometer, Proximity(Mount/Unmount Detection)
FOV
*Field of View
96 degree
IPD Coverage54 ~ 70 mm (Fixed Lenses)
AccessoryReplaceable Face Form, Carrying Pouch, Lens Cleaning Cloth
ColourFrost White
ConnectivitymicroUSB connection to the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge
PricingRM799 (inclusive of 6% GST)

Samsung’s Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6 is available in Samsung Experience Stores located in major cities across Malaysia. Locations of the participating Samsung Experience Stores are as follows:

Low Yat (Ground Floor), Kuala LumpurSunway Pyramid, Selangor
The Gardens Mall, Kuala LumpurSetia City Mall, Selangor
Pavilion Kuala Lumpur Gurney Paragon, Penang
Suria KLCC, Kuala LumpurGurney Plaza Penang
Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala LumpurSutera Mall, Johor
1Utama Shopping CentreCity Square, Johor

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* All functionality, features, specifications, and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, the benefits, design, pricing, components, performance, availability, and capabilities of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.

For more product information, please visit http://www.samsung.com/my.