‘Leaked’ pictures ahead of official launchThe Verge has published some pictures of the rumoured Samsung Virtual Reality headset, which goes by the name ‘Gear VR’.
It is believed to have a detachable lens that transforms a smartphone display into an immersive virtual world ideal for gaming. The headset is said to connect with a Samsung Galaxy smartphone, possibly via a micro USB.
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Th report suggests Gear VR will be officially unveiled early next month and will also make an appearance at IFA Berlin, kicking off on September 05.
The new Samsung Note 4 is also said to be unwrapped alongside Gear VR.
VR is the next big thing in gaming and Gear VR could be a huge event for Samsung if gets it right, especially if it bundles the headset with Note 4 smartphone, rumoured to have a 5.7″ screen.
Facebook-owned Oculus was said to be giving Samsung a hand on the device, codenamed Project Moonlight, although this is not confirmed.