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On Saturday 16 May the eagerly anticipated next generation in wearable technology, the Samsung Gear VR Innovator Edition will be available to test-drive in 20 Noel Leeming stores across the country. The technology enables users to fully immerse themselves in a cinematic virtual reality environment.

Gadget lovers can pre-order now for $299 at https://www.noelleeming.co.nz/gear-vr with delivery in early June.

The device, powered by Oculus technology delivers a completely new way to consume mobile content and a virtual reality experience that the industry has never seen before.

“The Samsung Gear VR goes far beyond expectations of how mobile technology can be used to consume content,” said Noel Leeming Executive General Manager merchandise, Jason Bell. We are delighted to be the first New Zealand retailer to bring this totally immersive mobile content experience to our customers.”

The Samsung Gear VR delivers an unrivalled viewing experience with the 5.7 inch Quad HD Super AMOLED display of the Galaxy Note 4 providing stunning and engaging visuals at a mobile-leading resolution. With the Gear VR Innovator Edition, users can sit in the best seat of a theatre, can be on-stage of a performance with full 360 3D video, and can enjoy gaming like it’s never been seen before - inside the stunning worlds where imagination becomes reality. Samsung’s industry leading Super AMOLED display technology and cutting-edge Oculus-driven technologies fuse to create an experience that surprises and delights – all on a mobile device.