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Samsung Gear VR controller

Samsung Gear VR controller

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87 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

Engadget Review

The Gear VR Controller gives Samsung a leg-up over Google’s DayDream View headset -- for now. And as an inexpensive upgrade, it’s something every Gear VR owner will want.

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Pros
  • Inexpensive for existing Gear VR owners
  • Ergonomic and accurate
  • Makes mobile VR more immersive than DayDream
Cons
  • Gear VR is still limited to Samsung phones
  • Software library is just getting started

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Specs

Key Specs

Type
Controller / gamepad
Connection
Wireless
Type
Connection
Controller / gamepad
Wireless

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87 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
87

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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