Samsung’s ‘Gear VR’ virtual reality headset purportedly revealed in leaked image

SamMobile has published what it claims is the first image of Samsung’s upcoming virtual reality device. The product is allegedly called Gear VR, and as Engadget reported last month, is the result of a collaboration between Samsung and Oculus VR. Unlike the Oculus Rift, Samsung’s Gear VR isn’t a virtual reality headset in the traditional sense. Based on rumors we’ve seen thus far, it’s more accurate to think of it as a fancier version of Google’s Cardboard giveaway. Your phone powers the entire experience. Presumably the Gear VR will offer a more comfortable means of strapping a smartphone onto your face thanks to its elastic band and padding. It’s not the sleekest looking thing, though what we’re seeing here appears to be a render – and…

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