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Samsung Gear VR For Galaxy S6, S6 edge Now Available For $199

Last month, Samsung opened its digital doors for pre-orders on the Gear VR Innovator Edition for the Galaxy S6 and the S6 edge. Today, both versions of the mobile VR headset are finally available online for $199.

This new version of the Gear VR Innovator Edition only works for the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. The original head-mounted display (HMD) featured a Galaxy Note 4, but the updated HMD doesn't support backwards compatibility with the Galaxy Note 4.

For those who want to try out the Gear VR Innovator Edition in person before making a purchase, the HMDs will be on sale at select Best Buy retail stores on May 15. The Gear VR Innovator Edition will also continue to expand to more Best Buy locations throughout the summer.

Considering the cost of the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, it might be a while until you get your hands on a Gear VR Innovator Edition, but if you want a taste of what's to come for mobile VR, this is likely going to be one of the best experiences to date.

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