Editors Liked

  • Excellent, well-made controller
  • Compatible with Galaxy S6, S7, S8, and Note 5
  • Highly detailed & crisp visuals using the Galaxy S8
  • Innovative voice command
  • Clean, easy-to-use interface
  • Great head tracking
  • Affordable

Editors Didn't Like

  • Locked into Oculus' mobile Gear VR software library
  • Requires a Samsung phone
  • Few apps officially support controller
  • Lacks place to store the controller
  • Non rechargeable controller
  • "Unfinished" look with the phone strapped into the headset
  • Lacks any ability to track movement in a room
  • Larger and more expensive than the Google Daydream View