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99 Samsung Gear VR Available Now Open for Pre-OrdersThe moment of truth has arrived for those awaiting one of the hottest pieces of VR hardware on the horizon.

Samsung confirmed today that the new Samsung Gear VR powered by Oculus is now available for pre-order (in the U.S., that is).

If you’re not familiar, the new consumer edition of the Gear VR is compatible with Samsung’s 2015 flagship smartphones the Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy S6 edge+, Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge.

We’re told that those who preorder now can expect the device to ship on or around November 20th.

“Samsung is… giving millions of Samsung Galaxy smartphone owners’ access to amazing virtual reality experiences including immersive games, the ability to explore beautiful photographs and exciting videos in 360 degrees, and much more,” said Nick DiCarlo, vice president of Immersive Products and Virtual Reality at Samsung Electronics America.

“The quality of the VR experience provided by Galaxy smartphones and Oculus software is unparalleled, taking virtual reality out of the early adopter space and into the mainstream with this revolutionary product,” DiCarlo adds.

If you’re interested in getting your hands and eyes on the Gear VR, you can pre-order beginning today on Samsung.com, Amazon.com and BestBuy.com.


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