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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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Oculus Rift
Release Date
Mar 2016
Price: $499.99BUY IT
Max Resolution
2160 x 1200 px
(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
x1 AA Battery
(lasts approx. 4 - 8 hours)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Base Sensors (head tracking) Integrated Microphone Sound - 3D Immersive Sound
Samsung Gear VR
Release Date
Nov 2015
Price: $89.34BUY IT
Max Resolution
Smartphone dependent
(approx; 2560 x 1440)
Refresh Rate
Smartphone dependent
Degrees of Freedom
3DOF
Field of View (FOV)
101°
Screen Type
Smartphone dependent
Headset Charging
USB-C & Micro USB
Controller power
x2 AAA Batteries
(lasts approx. 30 - 40 days)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Bluetooth
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