Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd today announced the Samsung Gear VR with Controller powered by Oculus, the company\u2019s first-ever Gear VR headset with a controller. The Gear Controller expands Samsung\u2019s virtual reality ecosystem and makes it easier for consumers to enjoy VR experiences. \u201cAt Samsung, we are focused on setting and exceeding the standard for VR experiences, making them even more accessible and delivering the highest in quality,\u201d said Younghee Lee, Executive Vice President of Mobile Communications Business, Samsung Electronics. \u201cThe Gear VR with Controller expands our VR ecosystem to help consumers get more engaged and immersed in VR content \u2013 whether it\u2019s games or videos.\u201d GEAR VR WITH CONTROLLER New Samsung Gear VR with Controller Makes it Even Easier to Enjoy Gear VR Experiences \tDesigned for a convenient one-hand control, the Samsung Gear VR\u2019s new Controller offers better motion interaction with minimized head movement for comfortable use. \tVarious Motion Input for a Better VR Experience \u2013 The Touchpad provides quicker selection and interaction in VR apps, enabling various forms of motion, including the ability to point, drag and drop, tilt, shoot, among other actions, while the Trigger allows for enhanced gaming experiences. \tMinimize Movement for enhanced user experience\u2013 The Home, Volume and Back keys located on the Controller give users everything they need in easy reach so that they can keep their focus on immersive content. \tA Secure Grip for Comfortable Play \u2013 Even during the most active movements, the Controller\u2019s wrist strap offers a secure grip for comfortable and secure play. \tThe updated Samsung Gear VR\u2019s headset strap includes a holder for the Samsung VR with Controller when not in use. Also, the Samsung Gear VR with Controller will support both micro USB and USB Type-C port with converter inbox. \tThe Controller will connect via Bluetooth to compatible Samsung smartphones to work with previous versions of the Gear VR. \tFor an expansive viewing experience, the Gear with Controller offers 42mm lenses with 101-degree FOV (Field of View) and advanced distortion correction technology to minimize motion sickness. The Samsung Gear VR with Controller will support both micro USB and USB Type-C port with a converter in-box. Additionally, the Gear VR will have a strap on the headset to hold the Controller when it is not in use. \tThe latest edition of the Samsung VR is compatible with the Galaxy S7, S7 edge, Note5, S6 edge+, S6, and S6 edge.