The best 10 VR and AR HMDs in comparison

Which are the best VR and AR HMDs of 2019?

Best VR and AR HMDs of 2019 (1 - 5)
VR or AR HMD comparison
Comparison winner
VR or AR HMD comparison
Comparison winner
Oculus Quest
Comparison winner
HTC Vive Pro Eye
Comparison winner
HTC Vive Pro
Comparison winner
Valve Index
Comparison winner
DPVR M2 Pro
Comparison winner
HTC Vive Focus
Comparison winner
Sony PlayStation VR
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Idealens K2
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Oculus Rift
Comparison winner
Oculus Go
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Best price
Best price
Summary
Summary
  • Design (62)
  • Display & Lenses (79)
  • Performance (86)
  • Tracking (97)
  • Connectivity (100)
  • Features (100)
  • Design (44)
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  • Performance (0)
  • Tracking (87)
  • Connectivity (50)
  • Features (53)
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  • Connectivity (17)
  • Features (53)
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  • Display & Lenses (79)
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  • Tracking (72)
  • Connectivity (17)
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  • Design (95)
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  • Design (35)
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  • Performance (0)
  • Tracking (53)
  • Connectivity (33)
  • Features (53)
  • Design (94)
  • Display & Lenses (53)
  • Performance (19)
  • Tracking (43)
  • Connectivity (52)
  • Features (63)
Pros
Pros
  • Wireless
  • USB Type-C
  • Compatible with Android
  • More internal storage
  • Compatible with iOS
  • USB Type-C
    • Wider field of view
    • Higher refresh rate
    • More microphone(s)
    • Wireless
    • Battery level indicator
    • Wireless
    • Higher refresh rate
    • Higher resolution
    • Wider field of view
    • Wireless
    • More battery power
    • Battery level indicator
      • Wireless
      • Compatible with Android
      • More internal storage
      • Compatible with iOS
      • Battery level indicator
      Cons
      Cons
      • Refresh rate
      • OLED display
      • USB version
      • OLED display
      • CPU speed
      • RAM
      • Integrated audio
      • Refresh rate
      • Resolution
      • Stereo speakers
      • USB version
      • 360° head movement tracking
      • Resolution
      • USB version
      • USB version
      • Stereo speakers
      • Integrated audio
      • Position tracking
      • Adjustable lenses
      • Resolution
      • CPU speed
      • Battery power
      • Refresh rate
      • OLED display
      • Resolution
      • Adjustable lenses
      Design
      Battery level indicatorAn indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
      Battery level indicatorAn indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
      Battery power
      Battery powerN.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.3000mAhN.A.N.A.3800mAhN.A.2600mAh
      WirelessWireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
      WirelessWireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
      Total score for "Design"
      Total score for "Design"
      Display & Lenses
      Adjustable lensesWith adjustable lenses, the device can assure a sharp and clear image for a wide range of users, including users who usually wear glasses.
      Adjustable lensesWith adjustable lenses, the device can assure a sharp and clear image for a wide range of users, including users who usually wear glasses.
      Wider field of viewA wider field of view assures an immersive and realistic experience.
      Wider field of viewA wider field of view assures an immersive and realistic experience.100°110°110°130°96°110°100°120°110°N.A.
      OLED displayOLED displays offer infinite contrast ratio, wider viewing angles and faster response time compared to LCDs.
      OLED displayOLED displays offer infinite contrast ratio, wider viewing angles and faster response time compared to LCDs.
      Refresh rateThe frequency at which the screen is refreshed. Higher frequency results in less flickering (less noise) and more natural movement representation in action-intense scenes.
      Refresh rateThe frequency at which the screen is refreshed. Higher frequency results in less flickering (less noise) and more natural movement representation in action-intense scenes.72Hz90Hz90Hz144Hz75Hz90Hz120Hz90Hz90Hz60Hz
      Resolution
      Resolution1600 x 1440px & 1600 x 1440px2880 x 1600px2880 x 1600px2880 x 1600px2560 x 1440px2880 x 1600px1920 x 1080px2400 x 2160px2160 x 1200px2560 x 1440px
      Total score for "Display & Lenses"
      Total score for "Display & Lenses"
      Performance
      External memory slotThe device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
      External memory slotThe device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) so that you can either extend the internal storage with affordable memory modules or you can retrieve data, such as photographs, easily from a memory card.
      Internal storage
      Internal storage128GBN.A.N.A.N.A.32GBN.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.64GB
      RAM
      RAM4GBN.A.N.A.N.A.3GBN.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.N.A.
      CPU speed
      CPU speed4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzN.A.N.A.N.A.4 x 2.1GHz & 4 x 1.5GHz4 x 2.45GHz & 4 x 1.9GHzN.A.N.A.N.A.2 x 2.4GHz & 2 x 1.6GHz
      Total score for "Performance"
      Total score for "Performance"
      Tracking
      360° head movement trackingThe headset has multiple sensors and cameras that assure low latency tracking for 360-degree movements.
      360° head movement trackingThe headset has multiple sensors and cameras that assure low latency tracking for 360-degree movements.
      AccelerometerAn accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
      AccelerometerAn accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
      GyroscopeA gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
      GyroscopeA gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
      Head trackingAs your head moves, the images move in real-time, assuring a realistic experience.
      Head trackingAs your head moves, the images move in real-time, assuring a realistic experience.
      Position trackingThe device can track your position in space and warn you if you are about to hit something.
      Position trackingThe device can track your position in space and warn you if you are about to hit something.
      Total score for "Tracking"
      Total score for "Tracking"
      Connectivity
      Compatible with AndroidIt is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
      Compatible with AndroidIt is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
      Compatible with iOSIt is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
      Compatible with iOSIt is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
      HDMI portsMore HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
      HDMI portsMore HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.N.A.11N.A.N.A.11N.A.1N.A.
      USB Type-CThe USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
      USB Type-CThe USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
      USB versionNewer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
      USB versionNewer USB versions are faster and have better power management.3323N.A.22233
      Total score for "Connectivity"
      Total score for "Connectivity"
      Features
      Game controller includedThe device comes with a game controller.
      Game controller includedThe device comes with a game controller.
      3.5mm audio jackWith a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
      3.5mm audio jackWith a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
      Integrated audioDevices with integrated audio are more convenient to use, as you don't have worry about connecting headphones or microphones.
      Integrated audioDevices with integrated audio are more convenient to use, as you don't have worry about connecting headphones or microphones.
      Number of microphonesMore microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
      Number of microphonesMore microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.N.A.112N.A.11N.A.10
      Stereo speakersDevices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
      Stereo speakersDevices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
      Total score for "Features"
      Total score for "Features"
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