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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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Bougs compares vr headsets
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...

Untethered VR headsets compared

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Oculus Quest 2
Release Date
13-10-2020
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
BNEXT
Release Date
19-11-2017
Price: £29.00BUY IT
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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
Hamswan VR
Release Date
18-11-2018
Price: £18.99BUY IT
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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
Shinecon Casque
Release Date
14-05-2019
Price: £20.27BUY IT
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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
DESTEK V4
Release Date
06-05-2019
Price: £27.99BUY IT
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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
Samsung Gear VR
Release Date
13-05-2019
Price: £59.99BUY IT
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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
Oculus Go
Release Date
12-05-2018
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
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