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HTC Vive review: specs and price

HTC Vive
HTC Vive

Why is HTC Vive better than the average?

  • wider field of view
    110°vs103.05°
  • Refresh rate
    90Hzvs86.54Hz
  • larger tracking area
    4.6 x 4.6mvs11.1m
  • HDMI ports
    1vs0.88
  • more tracking sensors
    70vs34

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Design

1.weight

555g

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Google Glass Enterprise Edition

36g

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Display & Lenses

1.resolution

2160 x 1200px

Best

Starbreeze StarVR 1.4

5120 x 2880px

2. wider field of view

110°

A wider field of view assures an immersive and realistic experience.

Best

Starbreeze StarVR 1.4

210°

3.refresh rate

90Hz

The frequency at which the screen is refreshed. Higher frequency results in less flickering (less noise) and more natural movement representation in action-intense scenes.

Best

Sony PlayStation VR

120Hz

4.Has a display
HTC Vive

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.

5.Has adjustable lenses
HTC Vive

With adjustable lenses, the device can assure a sharp and clear image for a wide range of users, including users who usually wear glasses.

6.Has an OLED display
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OLED displays offer infinite contrast ratio, wider viewing angles and faster response time compared to LCDs.

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Tracking

1.Tracks head movement
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As your head moves, the images move in real-time, assuring a realistic experience.

2.has a gyroscope
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A 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.

3.has an accelerometer
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An 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.

4.Has position tracking
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The device can track your position in space and warn you if you are about to hit something.

5. larger tracking area

4.6 x 4.6m

The area of the surface that can be used for VR or AR simulations. A larger tracking area allows you more freedom of movement.

Best

HTC Vive Pro

4.6 x 4.6m

6.Has gesture control
HTC Vive

The gesture control function allows you to manipulate virtual objects.

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Connectivity

1.HDMI ports

1

More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Best

HTC Vive Pro

1

2.USB version

2

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.

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Oculus Go 32GB

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Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
HTC Vive

With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

2.Game controller included
HTC Vive

The device comes with a game controller.

3.Has integrated audio
HTC Vive

Devices with integrated audio are more convenient to use, as you don't have worry about connecting headphones or microphones.

For example

Oculus Quest

4.has stereo speakers
HTC Vive

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

5.number of microphones

1

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

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Lenovo Mirage Solo

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