Samsung says Gear VR users have already consumed over 2 million hours of VR content

Himanshu, 29 April, 2016

Samsung has revealed that users of its Gear VR headset have already consumed more than 2 million hours of virtual reality content thus far. The revelation was made by John Pleasants, the company's executive VP of Media Solutions, at SDC 2016.

If you calculate, that translates into over 228 years of continuous watching. And given that Samsung is one of the many players in the market, it does give an idea about the kind of interest consumers are having in the VR space.

This comes just a day after the South Korean company confirmed that it's working on a standalone virtual reality headset - one that doesn't rely on a smartphone, PC, or a gaming console to function.



Reader comments

  • AnonD-532604
  • 01 May 2016
  • N7%

I am really disappointed with Samsung. I am a very loyal customer of Samsung and often encourage my friends to buy Samsung . I have been using Samsung since Galaxy note 1 then s3, s4, s6, s6edge+ and now Samsung s7edge etc. I upgraded from s6edge+ t...

  • gilda
  • 30 Apr 2016
  • 3iJ

I am waiting for the equivalent to the Nerve Gear. That would be true VR.

I blame adult VR movies

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