Samsung announces cheaper and better consumer version of Samsung Gear VR


Photo Credit: Wired.com

Photo Credit: Wired.com

At a recent Samsung event, the mobile phone maker announced a larger commitment to pushing VR with  a $99 version of their Gear VR headset. They claim its 22% more lighter and more comfortable. A slicker version of Google Cardboard, the device allows you to drop in your recent model samsung phone and access content built just for VR. Using the Oculus development tools, developers are working on games and experiences tuned for a head mounted display. Netflix has even released a movie watching app for Gear VR. The app gives you the perception that you are in a comfy living room with a monster sized screen.

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