Samsung today announced the Canadian release date for the Gear VR Innovator Edition, a virtual reality headset that works in conjunction with its Galaxy S6 smartphone.

"We are thrilled to bring our innovative Gear VR Innovator Edition for S6 to Canadian consumers," said Paul Brannen, Executive Vice President Mobile Solutions, Samsung Electronics Canada. "The availability of Gear VR confirms Samsung is committed to this new platform. Along with our great partners Oculus and Best Buy, we're excited to work with the developers, content creators, partners to lead the mobile VR revolution in Canada."

The Gear VR headset will work with both Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge and even has a built in anti-fog system to ensure the most immersive viewing experience.

Users will also be able to access Oculus’ expanding library of virtual reality content, including free and premium games, apps and videos created exclusively for the Gear VR.

The Samsung Gear VR is available for pre-order now exclusively through It will also be available for purchase at and Samsung Experience Stores on July 17 at a cost of $249.99 CAD.


[Source: Samsung]