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VR Headset Comparison Chart - 2020

The definitive guide for VR gamers. Check out the specs, PROS and CONS before you make a purchase.
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Article by: Bougs
Posted on: September 24, 2019
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For anyone new to VR, choosing the right headset can be a confusing and stressful process. With virtual reality becoming more popular, accessible and cheaper than ever before, it can be overwhelming, especially when you consider that there are now over fifty headsets you could potentially choose from. Since they all claim to offer the best ‘out of this world' experiences, it's no wonder that it's so difficult. Let me shed some light on the choices available to you, and hopefully assist you in making the right choice. Read more...

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HP Reverb G2
Release Date
Oct 2020
Max Resolution
4,320 x 2160 px
(2160 x 2160 per eye)
Refresh Rate
90 Hz
Degrees of Freedom
6DOF
Field of View (FOV)
114°
Screen Type
LCD
Headset Charging
N/A
Controller power
x2 AA Batteries
(lasts approx. 4 - 8 hours)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Headset Sensors (tracking) Integrated Microphone Base Sensors Sound - 3D Immersive Sound
Oculus Quest 2
Release Date
Oct 2020
Max Resolution
3664 x 1920 px
(1832 x 1920 per eye)
Refresh Rate
72 Hz - 90 Hz
Degrees of Freedom
6DOF
Field of View (FOV)
100°
Screen Type
LCD
Headset Charging
USB-C
Controller power
x1 AA Battery
(lasts approx. 6 - 11 hours)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Headset Sensors (tracking) Integrated Microphone Base Sensors Sound - Strap Speakers Supports finger tracking
Vive Cosmos
Release Date
Oct 2019
Max Resolution
2880 x 1700 px
(1440 x 1700 per eye)
Refresh Rate
90 Hz
Degrees of Freedom
6DOF
Field of View (FOV)
110°
Screen Type
LCD
Headset Charging
N/A
Controller power
x2 AA Batteries
(lasts approx. 3 - 4 hours)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Headset Sensors (tracking) Integrated Microphone Base Sensors Sound - 3D Immersive Sound
BNEXT
Release Date
Jun 2019
Price: £29.00BUY IT
Buy it on Amazon
Max Resolution
Smartphone dependent
(approx; 2560 x 1440 / 750 x 1334)
Refresh Rate
Smartphone dependent
Degrees of Freedom
3DOF
Field of View (FOV)
Adjustable (low)
Screen Type
Smartphone dependent
Headset Charging
USB-C & Micro USB
Controller power
No Controllers
N/A
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Bluetooth
Valve Index
Release Date
Jun 2019
Price: £1,000BUY IT
Buy it on Steam
Max Resolution
2880 x 1600 px
(1440 x 1600 per eye)
Refresh Rate
90 - 120 - 144 Hz
Degrees of Freedom
6DOF
Field of View (FOV)
130°
Screen Type
LCD
Headset Charging
Micro USB
Controller power
Micro-USB charging
(lasts approx. 4 - 6 hours)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Base Sensors (head tracking) Integrated Microphone Base Sensors Sound - 3D Immersive Sound Supports finger tracking
Oculus Rift S
Release Date
Jun 2019
Max Resolution
2560 x 1400 px
(1280 x 1400 per eye)
Refresh Rate
80 Hz
Degrees of Freedom
6DOF
Field of View (FOV)
110°
Screen Type
LCD
Headset Charging
Micro USB
Controller power
x1 AA Battery
(lasts approx. 2 - 5 hours)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Headset Sensors (tracking) Integrated Microphone Base Sensors Sound - Strap Speakers
DESTEK V4
Release Date
May 2019
Price: £27.99BUY IT
Buy it on Amazon
Max Resolution
Smartphone dependent
(approx; 2560 x 1440 / 750 x 1334)
Refresh Rate
Smartphone dependent
Degrees of Freedom
3DOF
Field of View (FOV)
103°
Screen Type
Smartphone dependent
Headset Charging
USB-C & Micro USB
Controller power
x2 AA Batteries
(lasts approx. 5 - 8 hours)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Bluetooth Lenses - Anti-blue Light Coating
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