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Supreme comfort

You're ready to explore new worlds, engage in tense action. You need a headset that's well made, and engineered to fit better than ever before. Like the Gear VR.

Gear VR seen from top right perspective
  • Closeup of Gear VR’s strap holder
    Strap holder

    Anchored securely to handle
    epic moves

  • Closeup of Gear VR seen from bottom left perspective

    345 g for extended
    sessions (312 g without front cover)

  • Closeup of Gear VR’s foam cushioning
    Foam cushioning

    Soft with the right amount
    of comfort

Complete focus

With the Gear VR you get a bigger field of view, smoother images. Incredibly low light leakage and reflection prevention. It's game on.

Simulated example of wearing the Gear VR and seeing the 360 degree content

Convenient control

With a tap or a swipe. The larger and now completely flat touchpad exists for precision and control. The new Home Key takes you straight back to Oculus Home.


    Press to return to Oculus Home


    Press to return to previous menu


    Tap or swipe the level surface for easy control

Gear VR seen from the left showing the home key, back key and touch pad

The Galaxy connection

Gear VR works seamlessly with Galaxy smartphones using Micro USB connection. Simply plug in the phone to begin.

*Please note that Gear VR is not compatible with the Galaxy Note7.

Image of Gear VR showing what it looks like after the Micro USB connector module has been inserted

Oculus Home

This is where your VR journey begins. Browse through games and experiences or explore what's new on the Oculus Store. Meet up with friends and discover a world of possibilities—all from your virtual home.

*Availability of updates and services may vary by country or region.

Illustrative image showing what Gear VR user would see when at Oculus Home
Background scene on Oculus Home

Optimized for Gear VR

Gear VR seen from the top
Galaxy S7 seen from the side and about to be attached to the Gear VR
Background scenes for browsing UI
Background scenes for browsing UI
  • Created for optimized web browsing on Gear VR, Samsung Internet makes navigation easy, and prioritizes videos and images made for VR. It also makes for a seamless transition from your Galaxy phone to your Gear VR.

    Illustrative images showing examples of when looking at Samsung Internet
  • This is the app you want when viewing content created with your Galaxy phone or Gear 360, from photos to 360 videos. Supporting a wide range of formats and features including 2D and 3D video as well as 3D spatial sound and subtitles, it's the ultimate media player for Gear VR.

    Illustrative images showing examples of when looking at Samsung Gallery


Gear VR, powered by Oculus, lets you travel across the galaxy, build expansive cities, battle unbelievable monsters, and more. Immerse yourself in entertainment like never before—the ever-expanding collection of amazing Gear VR experiences awaits.


Explore the solar system in this beautiful and accurate real-time simulation. From the Sun to the darkest reaches of Pluto, feel the awe of floating in space around worlds no human has yet set foot on.


Bring the fight to the Nergal in dazzling ship-to-ship battles. See the fight all around you, real-time, for fast-paced and accurate combat awareness. Steer your ship by moving your head, dodging asteroid fields and huge Nergal ships.


A visually stunning arcade shooter set in the sprawling EVE science fiction universe. Gunjack delivers fast-paced and fully immersive action in a gorgeous setting. It's the ultimate pick-up-and-play VR experience.


Unlock the mysteries of Land's End by exploring spectacular landscapes and using the power of your mind to awaken a lost civilization. Specially created for Gear VR, Land's End doesn't require a controller.


The world's first VR aquatic safari park. Explore a vivid underwater world full of life including dolphins, sharks and even dinosaurs! Use the gamepad or touch controls to go explore. This full version includes 12 habitats.

Examples of Gear VR games in thumbnails

The stage is set

For turning dreams into plans, thoughts into action and bringing ideas to life. For experiences that change everything. Anything is possible with these Galaxy and Gear devices. Click to find out more.

Gear 360 Galaxy S7 | S7 edge
Samsung Gear Vr
Samsung Galaxy S7 and S7 edge
Samsung Gear 360
Graphical representation of the Gear VR showing its specifications of front view
  • Focus
    adjustment wheel
  • Phone connection


  • Device holder

    A : Galaxy S7 edge, Note5, S6 edge+
    B : Galaxy S7, S6, S6 edge

  • Field of view


Graphical representation of the Gear VR showing its specifications of side view
  • Strap holder
  • Home key
  • Back key
  • Volume keys
  • Touchpad
  • External USB port

    USB OTG cable
    (Data transfer/External power supply)


  • Dimensions


    207.8 x 122.5 x 98.6 mm
    345 g / 312 g without front cover

  • Field of View

    Field of view


  • PUI / Button

    PUI / Button

    Touchpad, Back key,
    Home key, Volume key

  • Sensors


    Gyrometer, Accelerator,

  • Phone Connection

    Phone connection

    micro USB

  • Compatible devices

    Compatible devices

    Galaxy S7, S7 edge,
    Note5, S6 edge+, S6, S6 edge

  • Device Holder

    Device holder

    • A : Galaxy S7, S7 edge, Note5, S6 edge+
    • B : Galaxy S7, S6, S6 edge