Samsung unveils new Gear VR headset, Gear 360 camera too

The Samsung Galaxy S8 brought its posse to the party. The new Gear VR will be bundled with the phone (S8 and S8+) for those who pre-order. Then there’s the updated Gear 360 camera for homemade 360° photos and videos.

Gear VR

This is basically the same headset as before, but has been tweaked a bit to fit the Galaxy S8. The new flagships are well-suited for VR – the extra wide screen should help widen the field of view. Then there’s the extra powerful GPU (be it inside a Snapdragon 835 or an Exynos 8895 chipset).

A motion controller is now part of the VR package, which looks and works…