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Compare Standalone VR Headsets - 2024

The definitive guide for VR gamers. Check out the specs and compare the latest headsets.
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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 Quest 2
Release Date
Oct 2020
Price: N/ABUY IT
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
Oculus Quest
Release Date
May 2019
Price: $449BUY IT
Max Resolution
2880 x 1600 px
(1440 x 1600 per eye)
Refresh Rate
72 Hz
Degrees of Freedom
6DOF
Field of View (FOV)
100°
Screen Type
AMOLED
Headset Charging
USB-C
Controller power
x1 AA Battery
(lasts approx. 4 - 8 hours)
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Headset Sensors (tracking) Integrated Microphone Base Sensors Sound - Strap Speakers Supports finger tracking
Oculus Go
Release Date
May 2018
Price: $267.23BUY 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
Meta Quest 3
Release Date
Oct 2023
Price: $488.9BUY IT
Max Resolution
4128 x 4416
(2064 x 2208px per eye)
Refresh Rate
90Hz -120Hz
Degrees of Freedom
6DOF
Field of View (FOV)
96°
Screen Type
miniLED LCD
Headset Charging
USB-C
Controller power
x1 AA Battery
4 - 6 hours
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Bluetooth Headset Sensors (tracking) Integrated Microphone Base Sensors Sound - Strap Speakers Supports finger tracking WiFi
Meta Quest Pro
Release Date
Oct 2022
Price: $949.99BUY IT
Max Resolution
3840 x 3600 px
(1,920 x 1,800 px per eye)
Refresh Rate
90Hz -120Hz
Degrees of Freedom
6DOF
Field of View (FOV)
90°
Screen Type
LCD
Headset Charging
USB-C
Controller power
Micro-USB charging
4 - 8 hours
Room Scale
Supports room scale
Integrated Features
Bluetooth Headset Sensors (tracking) Integrated Microphone Base Sensors Sound - Strap Speakers Supports finger tracking WiFi Eye Tracking Face Tracking
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