Samsung Gear VR 2017 Specifications

Samsung Gear VR 2017 detailed specifications*.

The Samsung Gear VR 2017 сompatible with smartphones with screens from 5.1 to 6.4 inches. The Aspect ratio and the pixel density depends on the smartphone. Samsung Gear VR 2017 is able to reproduce media content with refresh rate 60 Hz or above.

The Samsung Gear VR 2017 was introduced on March 29, 2017.

Below a list of detailed specifications of Samsung Gear VR 2017 Headset:

Type ScreenSuper AMOLED
Diagonal Size (inches)5.1 – 6.4 inches

depends on smartphone

Size (mm/in)depends on smartphone
Aspect ratio16:9/18.5:9

depends on smartphone

Pixels Per Inch (PPI)depends on smartphone
Resolution2560 × 1440 px  (QHD) /

2960 × 1440 px (QHD+)

depends on smartphone

Refresh Rate60 Hz or above
Field of view101°
Lens (Type/D)n/a
Interpupillary distance (IPD)62 mm

Oculus Store/SamsungVR/

Google Play

ControlTouchpad and buttons on the right side
SensorsAccelerometer, Gyro Sensor,

Proximity Sensor

ConnectionsUSB Type-C & Micro USB,

USB Type-C for power connection,

OTG USB memory,

3rd-party controller

Dimensions of VR (mm)207.1 × 120.7 × 98.6
Weight (g)345

(excluding phone)

CountrySouth Korean/USA
Recommended price$ 129.99

(Exclude PlayPad VR)

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bodyRecommended smartphone specs

Diagonal: from 5.1 to 6.4 inches
OS: Android
Sensors: n/a
Recommended model of smartphones:

                                       Samsung Galaxy Note9*

                                       Samsung Galaxy S9

                                       Samsung Galaxy S9+

                                       Samsung Galaxy Note8

                                       Samsung Galaxy S8

                                       Samsung Galaxy S8+

                                       Samsung Galaxy S7

                                       Samsung Galaxy S7 edge

                                       Samsung Galaxy Note 5

                                       Samsung Galaxy S6

                                       Samsung Galaxy S6 edge

                                       Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+


*Samsung Galaxy Note9 – The current generation of Gear VR supported
by the Galaxy Note 9 with an adapter.


  Controller specs

Sensors: Gyro sensor/Accelerometer/Magnetic (Sampling Rate : 208Hz)
Input: Touchpad, Trigger, Home, Back, Volume Keys, Indicator 3-color LED * 1ea
Connections: BT 4.2 BLE private profile
Compatible OS: Android Lollipop 5.0 or later
Battery: AAA battery * 2ea (1000mAh)
Use per charge: up to 40 days when used on average 2 hours a day)
Dimensions: 48.1 x 38.2 x 108.1 mm   Weight: 64.3 g (including battery and strap)



in box

What in the box:

Gear VR (USB Type-C device Holder, Controller Holder included),
Gear VR Controller (2xAAA batteries, Wrist strap included),
Manual, Micro USB device Holder









Photos & Media of Samsung Gear VR 2017

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*Note. can not guarantee that all screen tech specs of this device are 100% correct.
All information is provided for reference only.

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