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Google Daydream View set for 2.2m sales in 2017, but Gear VR still market leader – IHS

Google’s Daydream View headset sales are set to jump to 2.23m in 2017, according to IHS Markit, but Samsung’s Gear VR is still on track to become the market leader this year with sales of 4.1m. This is a more conservative estimate than SuperData’s recent report, which pegs the Gear …

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Gear VR still most popular headset, ships 782k in Q1 – SuperData

SuperData has updated its VR headset shipment figures and Samsung’s Gear VR headset is once again the most shipped headset in Q1, according to the research firm’s estimates. In Q1, the Gear VR shipped 782,000 units through to consumers and businesses, says SuperData, making it by far and away the …

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New Gear VR will be ‘neck-and-neck’ with Google Daydream in 2017 – SuperData

Samsung’s second-generation Gear VR headset is estimated to ship 6.7m units this year, says market research firm SuperData, putting it "neck-and-neck" with Google’s Daydream devices. SuperData predicts that Google’s open source Daydream headsets, including those made by third-party manufacturers, will ship 6.8m units this year, putting it just ahead of …

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Samsung Gear VR gets a big update

Oculus and Samsung claim to have started over with their smartphone-based Gear VR as the sector’s focus once again shifts to mobile. Both Oculus and HTC have alluded to a shift of priorities away from their high-end headsets and toward the more financially accessible smartphone market, and this new Gear …

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Samsung shipped more VR headsets than Vive, Oculus and PSVR combined in 2016

A new report published by SuperData revealed that the virtual reality industry made $1.8bn (1.44bn) in revenue in 2016, with 6.3m devices shipped throughout the course of the year. Of these units, 4.51m were Samsung Gear VR headsets, making it the most-shipped headset of 2016. Sony’s PlayStation VR came in …

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Samsung is reportedly unable to recreate the exploding Note 7 issue

Samsung has not been able to get any of its Note 7 devices to catch fire and explode, despite hundreds of people working on the issue. A source working on the project told the New York Times that Samsung urged hundreds of employees to quickly diagnose the problem,” once they …

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Samsung giving away Gear VR with Galaxy S7 pre-orders

Consumers pre-ordering Samsung’s new Galaxy S7 smartphone will be receiving its Gear VR headset free of charge. This news comes by way of Ars Technica, which says that the Korean tech giant announced the offer at Mobile World Congress. Pre-orders open today (Tuesday, February 23rd), and consumers have until March …

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