Samsung Expands its Unrivaled Mobile Virtual Reality Experience with Gear VR Innovator Edition for Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

01. März 2015

Samsung and Oculus refine Gear VR to provide a better, enhanced overall user experience while delivering a fully immersive content

Samsung Expands its Unrivaled Mobile Virtual Reality Experience with Gear VR Innovator Edition for Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

Barcelona, Spain, March 1, 2015 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. continues its leadership in wearable technology and mobile virtual reality with its latest Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition, fully optimized and compatible with Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, its next generation smartphone. The Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition powered by Oculus gives more users the opportunity to enjoy Samsung’s unrivaled, fully immersive and cinematic virtual reality experience, with improved viewing as well as a more comfortable design.

  • • Extraordinary Entertainment: Optimized for both the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, and its 5,1-inch Super AMOLED display, the Gear VR Innovator Edition lets users engage with high resolution movies, TV shows, VOD services and photos like never before. With reduced pixilation and a wide field-of-view, users receive a better virtual reality experience with longer lasting usage time.

  • • Improved Comfort: The 15% reduction in size makes Samsung Gear VR a more comfortable to wear. Ergonomically redesigned straps give better weight balance, while mechanical ventilation supports an extended VR experience.

  • • High Quality Performance: Greater computing power and improved graphics quality enable users to explore the best virtual reality adventures.

  • • USB Compatibility: The Gear VR can now be powered with its USB port for extended usage time.

  • • Robust Ecosystem: Gear VR content is available for download via the Oculus Store. Users have an extensive selection of optimized, localized virtual reality content from top-tier creators including thrilling VR games and 360 degree including a new performance from Cirque du Soleil, Kurios.


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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.

Gear VR


196 x 107,9 x 82,9 mm


Accelerator, Gyrometer, Proximity (Mount / Unmount Detection)

*Field of View

96 degree

IPD Coverage

54 ~ 70 mm (Fixed Lenses)


Replaceable Face Form, Carrying Pouch, Lens Cleaning Cloth


Frost White


microUSB connection to the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge

* 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.

** Das Foto ist ein Platzhalter, bis aktuelles Bildmaterial der Gear VR Innovator Edition vorhanden ist.