Looking at the price tag, one can consider the fact that the Oculus Rift's price tag reduction might be the reason that the company is being ready to launch the upgraded next edition of the Gear VR, which should include top of the line upgraded capabilities with more comfortable overall design and improved VR experience.
Unlike its predecessor "Oculus Rift", this VR headset will not require plugging into a smartphone or a personal computer to function. He added that this allows users to enjoy its wide field view, unlike other VR headsets in the market. This price cut will put Rift in a better position while competing with competitors like HTC Vive and Windows Mixed Reality headsets. "To become an indispensable part of our daily lives, VR must continue to impact the ways we collaborate, discover, and learn, at scale".
"And more people in VR means more people to play, connect, and share with".
Consumers may still be interested in budget-friendly VR devices. But, not so surprisingly ardent fans should keep their excitement under control as nothing is revealed with regards to the specifications of the device. However, VR is little more than a - usually - an expensive or complicated gimmick, a fun tool for gaming at home or an experimental device at present. At present, the mainstream is products with moderate prices that are linked to smartphones. For the uninitiated, the Samsung Gear VR is a VR headset created to be powered by a handful of top-tier Samsung smartphones. At the moment there is no release date, just sometime early next year.
Virtual reality is new, exciting, and the limited content which is now available is still quite incredible to experience. These posts could be rotated, and interacted without the need to wear headsets, the company said.
Advertizing at large is not based on someone wanting a device, but rather experiencing the fear of not possessing something.
"I think you're going to see these a lot on airplanes, because it's way better than the back-of-the-seat monitor or my phone", Mike Schroepfer, Facebook's chief technology officer, said in an interview.