1. Nigsdylan's Avatar
    I'm thinking of upgrading to a Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Edge; should I hang on to the old S6 Edge for VR or would the S8 be so much better that it is best to sell/part exchange the S6 Edge?
    Matty likes this.
    04-03-2017 05:54 AM
  2. pkcable's Avatar
    Not being able to compare the units I can't say for sure, BUT I suspect the S8 would be better. It has a better CPU and better resolution, than the S6, although you will need to turn on Quad HD in the S8 settings before you notice it.
    04-03-2017 10:56 AM
  3. Chemy JMHT's Avatar
    If money is not an issue I will say UPDATE IT!

    The new Qualcomm 835 is practically designed for VR, it has a lot of new features dedicated to VR, also the new GearVR has the controller, also what pkcable said, the screen resolution is way better in the S8.
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    04-04-2017 07:17 AM
  4. Matty's Avatar
    I'm thinking of upgrading to a Samsung Galaxy S8 or S8 Edge; should I hang on to the old S6 Edge for VR or would the S8 be so much better that it is best to sell/part exchange the S6 Edge?
    Great question Nigsdylan.

    Firstly, there is no Galaxy S8 Edge, there is only a Galaxy S8+

    Lets start of with the screens. The Galaxy S6 Edge has a 1440 x 2560 resolution which is around ~577 PPI and the Galaxy S8 has a 1440 x 2960 resolution which is around ~570 PPI. So technically speaking, the Galaxy S8's screen isn't as sharp. BUT that being said, the Graphics and processing performance has been greatly improved in the S8 so that would outweigh any pro the Galaxy S6 Edge had in the screen sharpness department.

    If you have the money, i think the Galaxy S8 would definitely give you a much better experience but you will still be able to use VR on your Galaxy S6 Edge. Hope this helps a little!
    pkcable likes this.
    04-04-2017 08:08 AM

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