Samsung Gear VR: the perfect intro to virtual reality

The Gear VR is a brilliant smartphone-based VR headset, which has launched to strong reviews in the UK and abroad. At £80 RRP it’s far cheaper than the Oculus Rift (£530 plus high-end gaming PC), and it only requires a 2015-era Galaxy smartphone to operate. It’s an ideal introduction to virtual reality too, thanks to excellent movement tracking (and hence low nausea), a wide range of polished apps and games, and rapid setup anywhere: just pop your phone in the headset and put it on.

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