3D is the next frontier in mobile experience, and Samsung has made strides in bringing the experience to the mobile space. This is evident with their introduction of the Gear VR, for the Note and S6 series, powered by Oculus. Samsung Malaysia Electronic now brings the experience to Malaysia, with the introduction of the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6 to the local market.
Nikki Mah, Product Marketing Manager, Mobile Device Accessories, Samsung Malaysia Electronics was on hand at the experience zone, set up in Pavilion where members of the press and public gets a chance to try out the virtual reality headset, designed for Samsung’s S6 and S6 Edge.
“Innovation is what Samsung always strives for. As one of the world’s leading technology giants, we are proud to bring to Malaysians the latest Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition. It’s an experience that everyone has to try! The Gear VR was made to bring imagination into reality. The potential is endless and this is the future,” said Lee Jui Siang, Vice President, Mobile, IT & Digital Imaging, Samsung Malaysia Electronics.
Powered by Oculus, the Samsung Gear VR can use content that is downloaded from the Oculus Store, as well as content from the Google Play store. The apps from the former are optimised for the Gear VR, as well as featuring tailored experience in 3D. Controlling the Gear VR can be achieved by using the touch-pad on the sides of the headset, or using the phone’s accelerometer to shift control in 3D space.
The Gear VR Innovator Edition is now available from select Samsung Experience Stores, with a retail price of RM 799. For those who missed the experience zone in Pavilion, Samsung will be setting up the experience in Sunway Pyramid on the 25th and 26th June from 12pm to 9pm.
Locations of the participating Samsung Experience Stores are as follows:
- Low Yat (Ground Floor), Kuala Lumpur
2. Setia City Mall, Selangor
3. The Gardens Mall, Kuala Lumpur
4. 1Utama Shopping Centre
5. Pavilion Kuala Lumpur
6. Suria KLCC, Kuala Lumpur
7. Mid Valley Megamall, Kuala Lumpur
8. Sunway Pyramid, Selangor
9. Gurney Paragon, Penang
10. Gurney Plaza Penang
11. Sutera Mall, Johor
12. City Square, Johor