Lost Password?
Don't have an account? Sign Up Don't have an account? Sign Up
Password is too short. It should have a minimum of 8 characters or more - Password must contain at least one capital letter and a special character (can be a number)
X

VR Headset Comparison Chart - 2020

The definitive guide for VR gamers. Check out the specs, PROS and CONS before you make a purchase.
- Browse the HMD chart for side-by-side comparison -

Bougs compares vr headsets
Article by: Bougs
Posted on: September 24, 2019
Ask a Question

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...

Compare VR headsets

Tethered headset comparisons Untethered headset comparisons
Oculus Rift S
Release Date
Mar 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
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
HTC Vive
Release Date
Apr 2016
Max Resolution
2160 x 1200px
(1080 x 1200 per eye)
Refresh Rate
90 Hz
Degrees of Freedom
6DOF
Field of View (FOV)
110°
Screen Type
AMOLED
Headset Charging
N/A
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
HTC Vive Pro
Release Date
Nov 2016
Price: £1,119BUY IT
Buy it on Amazon
Max Resolution
2880 x 1600 px
(1440 x 1600 per eye)
Refresh Rate
90 Hz
Degrees of Freedom
6DOF
Field of View (FOV)
110°
Screen Type
AMOLED
Headset Charging
N/A
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
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
HP Reverb G2
Release Date
Sep 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 Go
Release Date
May 2018
Max Resolution
2560 x 1440px
(1280 x 1440 per eye)
Refresh Rate
60 Hz
Degrees of Freedom
3DOF
Field of View (FOV)
101°
Screen Type
WQHD LCD
Headset Charging
Micro USB
Controller power
x1 AA Battery
(lasts approx. 60 - 70 hours)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Bluetooth Sound - Strap Speakers
Know the Jargon and get VR Savvy -  Virtual Reality Terminology
Jargon Busters