Santa May Have To Verify eBay And Craigslist To Get You A Samsung Gear VR
Samsung’s entry into shopper digital actuality, the Gear VR shopper version, appears to be a reasonably scorching merchandise for the vacations. We reported that each Amazon and Greatest Purchase present that the merchandise is out of inventory, sending individuals to Samsung’s website to order one. You possibly can nonetheless order one from Samsung, however you won’t get it earlier than 12/25, the location says. Excellent news is that free delivery has been prolonged till 12/31.
In different information, the Gear VR simply turned out there within the UK and already exhibits as bought out, so I’m positive that may have one thing to do with general provide.
I’ve requested Samsung concerning the provide and demand and haven’t gotten a straight reply, however in the event you’re hell-bent on getting somebody particular (your self, perhaps?) a Gear VR, you may need to take to eBay and Craigslist to snag one in time. Costs are starting from $one hundred fifty to $250, regardless that the digital actuality accent prices $ninety nine.
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So far as adoption, builders are telling me that obtain numbers are thrilling them and the Oculus Retailer has gotten a pleasant choice of new video games and experiences because the Gear VR shopper launch. Excellent news for everybody concerned, and even higher information for Oculus itself because it prepares to shove out its personal shopper model someday early subsequent yr, the Rift.
Individuals conversant in the product launch have informed me that the curiosity in Gear VR has surpassed their expectations, however Samsung clearly geared as much as push it onerous…shoving out a fairly properly carried out TV business throughout primetime on the weekends. General, the renewed curiosity in digital actuality just isn’t one thing anybody will complain about.
Perhaps a pleasant Google Cardboard might be a good stand-in present in the intervening time.
I’ve reached out to Samsung once more for remark and we’ll replace you if we hear extra.