The Galaxy Note 9 works with Gear VR via free adapter
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The question remains as to whether this is a stopgap solution until the company releases an updated headset or whether we won't be seeing any Gear VR updates in the near future. Last year's hot topic went unmentioned at the Note 9 announcement event, where we instead heard about this year's hot topic, a smart speaker dubbed the Galaxy Home.
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