Gear VR with Controller

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Galaxy compatible


Wear it with ease and comfort


Accelerometer,Gyro Sensor,Proximity Sensor


98.6 x 207.8 x 122.5 mm

Dimension (HxWxD)

Experience the adventures you've only dreamt of

The Gear VR's new design and new controller gives you a better perspective and the ability to go farther than ever before.

Person immersed in virtual reality wearing the Gear VR and holding the controller

Wear it with ease and comfort

It's easy to get lost in the world of virtual reality because the Gear VR with Controller is engineered to feel lighter than it actually is. It's also designed to feel comfortable no matter your facial structure, while the foam cushioning offers a natural hold as it blocks light from seeping in.

3/4 view of Gear VR from the left with the controller
Ergonomic Design

For a more comfortable and interactive VR experience

Person wearing Gear VR with the Galaxy S8 and looking up
Gear VR seen from behind showing the inner lens, foam cushioning and strap holder
Strap holder

A stable and secure hold

Foam cushioning

Soft but prevents light from leaking in

Hand holding the Gear VR controller, Front view of Gear VR controller

Control comes naturally

Use the Gear VR controller as a remote control to navigate your virtual reality with ease or use it as a gamepad and trigger to win battles. The controller is shaped to be used naturally with one hand.

Left side view of the Gear VR controller

See the big picture

It's a clearly superior virtual reality experience with the wide 101° field of view through its large lens and the smooth and precise head tracking via the built-in gyro sensor and accelerometer.

An animated sequence of the Gear VR getting closer and the scene changing to Gear VR content as you scroll down the page
video illustrating the experience of wearing the Gear VR and seeing a spaceship flying through outer space

Party in virtual rooms

Whether you and your friends are worlds apart or next-door neighbors, Oculus Rooms and Parties are a convenient and fun way to spend time together. Put on your Gear VRs and set up an Oculus Room to engage in deep discussions or simply just hang out.

Oculus logo
Illustrated image of screen within the Gear VR of participants at an Oculus Room
Image of person in a boxing ring

*This image is for illustrative purposes only.

Galaxy compatible

It doesn’t matter whether your Galaxy smartphone uses Micro USB or USB Type-C ports.* Simply attach the port you need to your Gear VR and you’re all set to head into the world of virtual reality.

The USB port part of the image is magnified as you scroll down
Left half of front view of Gear VR with Galaxy S8 inserted

Galaxy S8, S8+, S7, S7 edge,
Note5, S6 edge+, S6 and S6 edge.

USB port
  • USB Type-C USB Type-C port module for Gear VR
  • Micro USB Micro USB port module for Gear VR

Introducing Galaxy Plus

Open up new worlds

Experience a suite of companion devices to enhance your Galaxy S8 at the Galaxy Plus experience zones, including the VRcade where you can enjoy a seamless VR experience with the new Gear VR with Controller and challenge Eden Ang’s score to stand a chance at taking home the grand prize of a Galaxy S8 and a Gear VR with Controller (total worth $1,336)!

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  • Accelerometer,Gyro Sensor,Proximity Sensor Sensors
  • 98.6 x 207.8 x 122.5 mm Dimension (HxWxD)
  • 345 Weight (g)
  • 101° FOV

*Usable memory size is less than the total memory size due to storage of the operating system and software required to operate the phones' features. Actual usable memory size will also vary depending on the mobile phone operator and may change after software upgrades are performed

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User manual & Downloads

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How It Stacks Up

* Key feature may different from Key Spec

^ Availability of games/apps may vary based on country or region.
Gear VR is not recommended for children under 13 years. Please see doctor before use if pregnant, elderly and/or there are heart, epileptic or other medical conditions. Detailed health and safety warnings apply. Please see
Certain features, services and applications are dependent on network connectivity of the Galaxy S8, S8+ S7, S7 edge, Note5, S6 edge+, S6and S6 edge, and may not be available in all coverage areas..All features and descriptions of the product provided herein may be different from the actual specifications and descriptions for the product, and are subject to change without prior notice.
All images and videos are simulated and for illustration purposes only.