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Compare VR Headsets - 2020

The definitive guide for VR gamers. VR Headset Comparison Chart.
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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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Hamswan VR
Release Date
May 2019
Max Resolution
Smartphone dependent
(approx; 2560 x 1440 / 750 x 1334)
Refresh Rate
Smartphone dependent
Degrees of Freedom
3DOF
Field of View (FOV)
90° - 120°
Screen Type
Smartphone dependent
Headset Charging
USB-C & Micro USB
Controller power
No Controllers
N/A
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Bluetooth
Oculus Rift S
Release Date
Mar 2019
Price: $399BUY IT
Max Resolution
2560 x 1400 px
(1280 x 1400 per eye)
Refresh Rate
80 Hz
Degrees of Freedom
3DOF
Field of View (FOV)
110°
Screen Type
LCD
Headset Charging
N/A
Controller power
x1 AA Battery
(lasts approx. 3 - 4 hours)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Headset Sensors (tracking) Integrated Microphone Base Sensors Sound - Strap Speakers
Oculus Go
Release Date
May 2018
Price: $349BUY IT
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
Shinecon Casque
Release Date
Apr 2018
Max Resolution
Smartphone dependent
(approx; 2560 x 1440 / 750 x 1334)
Refresh Rate
Smartphone dependent
Degrees of Freedom
3DOF
Field of View (FOV)
100° - 110°
Screen Type
Smartphone dependent
Headset Charging
USB-C & Micro USB
Controller power
x2 AAA Batteries
(lasts approx. 4 - 8 hours)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Bluetooth
HTC Vive Pro
Release Date
Apr 2018
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
Sony Playstation VR
Release Date
Oct 2016
Price: $599BUY IT
Max Resolution
1920 x 1080 px
(960 ×1080 per eye)
Refresh Rate
90 - 120Hz
Degrees of Freedom
6DOF
Field of View (FOV)
100°
Screen Type
OLED
Headset Charging
N/A
Controller power
Micro-USB charging
(lasts approx. 3 - 4 hours)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Base Sensors (head tracking) Integrated Microphone
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
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