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HP Reverb G2 Specifications

Official specs provided by Hewlett Packard's latest VR headset

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Posted: Aug 25, 2020
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HP Reverb G2: Full Specs

  • Resolution: 2160 x 2160 pixels per eye (4320 x 2160 combined resolution)
  • Display: Dual LCD 2.89’’ diagonal with Pulse Backlight technology (RGB sub-pixels)
  • Refresh rate: 90 Hz with recommended system specs
  • FOV: 114 degrees, Fresnel-Aspherical Lenses
  • Eye relief: 64mm +/- 4mm by hardware slider
  • Tracking: 2 front-facing cameras and 2 side-facing cameras
  • Sensors: HP Reverb G2 inside/out 6 DOF motion tracking, gyroscope, accelerometer, and magnetometer
  • Connections: DisplayPort™ 1.3, USB 3.0 type C, power adapter
  • Cables: One 6m 2-in-1 (DisplayPort™ 1.3 + USB 3.0 Type C®) cable, and one power adapter (for use when USB-C® does not have power delivery). Mini DisplayPort™ to Full size DisplayPort™ adapter
  • Faceplate: Replaceable face cushions.
  • Dimensions (without straps): 2.95x7.32x3.31 inches (75x186x84 mm)
  • Weight: 1.2lb (550g)

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HP Reverb G2

Box Contents

HP have certainly ensured to include everything to get you up and running. They even provide a power adapter for USB Type C to USB 3.0.

  • HP Reverb G2 VR Headset
  • 6m cable for desktop/mobile PCs
  • Power adapter for USB Type C to USB 3.0
  • Power Plug
  • Four AA batteries
  • 2 motion controllers
  • 1 DisplayPort to Mini-DisplayPort™ adapter
  • Setup documentation
  • 1 year warranty

HP Reverb FOV

The Reverb G2 has an FOV of 114° which is the same as HPs original Reverb. Having said that, HP has made a significant improvement by expanding the sweet spot throughout almost 85% of its field of view. The lenses work in tandem with the high-res displays, creating sharp, crystal clear visuals.

Recommended Computer Specs for the HP Reverb G2

HP recommends a CPU of Intel® Core™ i5, or i7, Intel® Xeon E3-1240 v5, equivalent or better, or AMD Ryzen 5 equivalent or better. The minimum recommended Memory is 8 GB RAM or more. You'll also require a Video Out DisplayPort 1.3 and at least one USB port 3.0 Type C, however HP provides a USB Type C power adapter with the headset, for those that don't have one. Finally you must have the Windows 10 OS (May 2019 update or later).

Recommended GPUs for the HP Reverb G2

The Reverb G2 requires a graphics card (GPU) capable of running DirectX 12. For the best experience, Hewlett Packard recommends the following GPUs: The NVIDIA® GeForce GTX 1080, NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2060 SUPER, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2070 SUPER, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080, NVIDIA GeForce RTX 2080 SUPER, NVIDIA GeForce 2080 Ti, NVIDIA RTX 3070, NVIDIA RTX 3080, AMD Radeon™ RX 5700, AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT, and the AMD Radeon 7.

For more information on this headset HP Reverb G2 preview.

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