Some of the common accessories for Samsung Gear VR are Gamepads and Headphones to boost up virtual reality experiences. There are some other accessories that can give the VR device users more feelings. If you think you need some extraordinary performance from your Gear VR then the below devices can help you. Let’s take a look.
Samsung Gear 360 VR camera
Various types of entertainment such as games, apps can be enjoying using Samsung Gear VR. You can also watch 360-degree videos using this device. The Samsung Gear 360 VR camera which is dust and water resistant will help you to enjoy videos in full 360-degree glory. This camera shoots in a crisp 3840×1920 resolution.
You can easily edit videos pairing this camera with your supported Samsung Smartphone or with your VR Ready-PC. Watch these videos in all their glory in your Gear VR. Lots of 360-degree videos are available on the internet especially on YouTube. The Samsung Gear 360 VR camera is a smart accessory for those who love to record everything going on in their life.
Micro SD cards – Samsung EVO Plus 128GB
If you are using Samsung Galaxy S7 or newer model Smartphone with your Gear VR then microSD card is a must need accessory. It’s the only current Gear VR compatible mobile device with microSD slots. Load your favorite games, apps, videos, TV shows and other media onto your microSD card and enjoy with full potential without clogging up your phone’s internal storage or continually cycling through content.
If you are using Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8+ with your Gear VR, then adding a microSD card will give you some extra benefits. VR Games, Apps, Videos, TV Shows and any Medias require lots of memory/space. If you don’t use any extra SD card your phones internal storage will fill up fast. There are many supported microSD card for Gear VR. Samsung EVO Plus 128GB is one of them, which is sure to provide you with more than enough storage for hours upon hours of VR entertainment.
USB-C flash drive
There is USB-C type port option on the bottom of the latest model Gear VR headset which will allow you to do a number of things. You can carry content or any other local media to a USB-C flash drive from other devices and enjoy it in your own Gear VR. This drive from UGREEN works with both USB-C and USB-A type which is available from 16GB to 64GB variants.
The users of the darker and newer Gear VR released in 2016 has some critical experience or pain of losing the USB-C to Micro-USB adapter required if they want to use any phone other than the Galaxy Note7. The adapter should be replaced which will ensure the users doesn’t experience any downtime reality just isn’t as fun without the virtual in front of it.
Arealer storage case
You can take your Gear VR with you anywhere you and your Smartphone go. Portability is a biggest perks of the Samsung Gear VR. You must carry your VR device so that the lenses don’t get scratched or the device doesn’t get damaged. Don’t just jam the device into your backpack.
Arealer storage case can be a smart solution for these types of problems. This case is specially built for Samsung Gear VR and the inner compartment fits well the headset. You can hold your headphones, charging cables and other accessories on the mesh pocket inside the lid. You can either carry the case or can fit it nicely inside your travel bags.
Amazon Basics microfiber cloths
Dusts, smudges are enemies for the lenses on your Gear VR. You should always clean your VR device and the lens with some microfiber cloths. If you regularly use your VR headset, the faces can get sweaty, lenses can get smudged. Grab a pack of microfiber cleaning cloths which won’t scratch your lenses while they do a great clean-up job.
Amazon Basics offers a 24-pack of microfiber cleaning cloths for small prices. These cleaning cloths are really great addition to any Gear VR device. When the cloths start to get a little grimy, just rinse them out in the sink, or just toss them into the washing machine. With this one time investment you will be able to clean your devices moths after months.
Replacement Face Pad
Regular use will make the foam padding of your Gear VR inevitably sweaty, and in worst case it will develop a smell that you’d rather live without. If you want to feel comfort in an extended gaming session you can replace the face pad.
VRology has a machine washable replacement you can swap out. When it starts to get dirty, just pull it off and toss it in the wash. If you want to use your Gear VR for extended periods of time or just want to keep your device cleans from germs, this can be a smart solution. Remember, since these covers are attached with velcro, just swap it only for a couple of seconds.
Another nice accessory for your Samsung Ger VR is Chromecast Ultra which delivers the users an overall best experience. There are few different Chromecasts and you can choose yours. Gear VR received an update that allows you to cast while enjoying VR.
If you want to make your playing Keep Talking and Nobody Exploding a group experience, or if you want to show your friends what it likes to play in VR then casting while you play is a great way to do it. And do it with the Chromecast Ultra and enhance your experience.
For the future: NOLO motion tracking system
Let’s talk about future VR devices. Imagine something that turns your Gear VR into a room-scale experience by using a base station that sits on your desk and sensor that attaches to your headset. The NOLO motion tracking system which has not been released yet can do that.
It’s hard to say how the device will look like, but it’s definitely something to keep your eye on. It also comes with two motion-tracked controllers that only add to the experience. Since it’s not released yet, we can’t wait to give it a try!
That’s all for today! Thanks a lot for your patience. If you own a Samsung Gear VR, let us know what kind of accessories you have. Is there any other accessory has omitted in the list? Ready to hear from you!