If you’re in the market for a new Samsung phone, this weekend might be the right time to go for it. Now through Saturday, Best Buy is offering a free Samsung Gear VR with the purchase of a qualifying Galaxy phone. Gear VR retails for $99, so this is definitely an awesome deal and a great way to get your hands at one of the only commercially available headsets.
Now, you can’t just go buy any old Samsung phone, it has to be a model compatible with the Gear VR. Best Buy details on its site all the information you need.
Free Samsung Gear VR a $99.99 value, when you buy or lease and activate any Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+ or Note5. When you add a qualifying Galaxy smartphone to your cart, a free Samsung Gear VR will be added automatically as well.
Gear VR is awesome, and is really a great beginner’s step into VR that takes you beyond some of the limitations offered by Google Cardboard’s “kind-of-VR” experience and is a lot more approachable to novices than dropping $599 on a Rift pre-order + whatever a gaming rig would be. Check out this awesome reporter’s guide to the Gear VR if you’re looking for more reasons to drop the cash.
For a lot of people Gear VR makes owning a Galaxy phone that much more tempting, which makes this deal pretty notable.