Smart Starts Accepting Pre-orders for the Samsung Gear VR

Earlier this month, I reported that Smart Communications Inc teased the arrival of the virtual reality headset Samsung Gear VR to their network. Well there's an update to that teaser today and it's a good news especially to those who are planning and have been waiting for this VR gadget. Smart is now accepting orders from interested users for this device.

A registration page has just been made public This simply means that this Samsung Gear VR is definitely coming to the Philippines, thanks to Smart for making this possible. According to Smart, this device "will soon be available to Smart Postpaid on select Samsung Plans through convenient payment options."


The Gear VR is a state-of-the-art headset which Samsung first launched last November, this offers an immersive and interactive virtual reality experience through a wide range of exciting mobile content, that include games, movies, apps, 360 videos and 360 photos, and many others.
"We are excited to bring the Gear VR soon in the Philippines as a welcome addition to our suite of meaningful and innovative products that enable subscribers to unlock the full power of their devices," said Ariel P. Fermin, Executive Vice President and Consumer Business Head at PLDT and Smart.

"The virtual reality platform is the future of mobile entertainment, and through the Gear VR our beloved subscribers will be able to peek into that future and boost their mobile entertainment experience anytime and anywhere they  want," Fermin added.

This Samsung Gear VR is compatible with high-end Samsung Galaxy devices like S6, S6 Edge, S6 Edge+ and Note 5, as well as the upcoming Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge smartphones which are expected to be unveiled next week in Barcelona during the Samsung Unpacked event.

This Samsung Gear VR is the latest and consumer-ready version of the headset, it comes pre-loaded with trailers, videos, and other VR-related content and apps ready for download from the Oculus Store. Users are also guaranteed to enjoy mystery-solving and adventure games like Herobound: Spirit ChampionAdventure Time, Land's End, or shooter games such as Viral, Smash hitEve: Gunjack, and many other already-available and upcoming content to the world of virtual reality.

If you would like to register your interest for this Samsung Gear VR and get it from Smart Postpaid, you can head to this link and sign up by simply providing your name, mobile number and email address. Plans, Pricing and exact availability date are still to be announced by Smart in the coming days or weeks.

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