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HTC Vive

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Oculus Quest

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33 facts in comparison

HTC Vive vs Oculus Quest

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Why is HTC Vive better than Oculus Quest?

  • 10° wider field of view
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    110°vs100°
  • 25% higher refresh rate
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    90Hzvs72Hz
  • Has a laser tracking system
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Why is Oculus Quest better than HTC Vive?

  • 1.78x higher resolution
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    2880 x 1600pxvs2160 x 1200px
  • Can be used wirelessly
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  • 36.9m larger tracking area
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    7.62 x 7.62mvs4.6 x 4.6m
  • 1 newer USB version
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    3vs2
  • Has a remote control
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  • Supports Wi-Fi
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  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • Has USB Type-C
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Price comparison

Oculus Quest

Buy used:

$275.99

ProductStorePrice
Oculus Quest AmazonOculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headse...Oculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headset – 128GB (UK Import)
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$692.29
Oculus Quest AmazonOculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headse...Oculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headset – 128GB
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$687.62

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Design

1.Can be used wirelessly
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Oculus Quest
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.adjustable IPD
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Oculus Quest
Interpupillary distance (IPD) is the distance between the center of your eyes. Without adjustable IPD, the lenses of a VR headset may not line up with your pupils, which can result in eye strain and nausea.
3.has a battery level indicator
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Oculus Quest
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Display & Lenses

1.resolution

2160 x 1200px

2880 x 1600px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
2.field of view

110°

100°

A wider field of view assures an immersive and realistic experience.
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.
4.Has adjustable lenses
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With adjustable lenses, the device can assure a sharp and clear image for a wide range of users, including users who usually wear glasses.
5.Has a display
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Oculus Quest
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
6.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
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OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.

Performance

1.has an external memory slot
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The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Tracking

1.Tracks head movement
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Oculus Quest
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.Can track 360° head movement
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The headset has multiple sensors and cameras that assure low latency tracking for 360° movements.
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.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.
6.Has gesture control
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The gesture control function allows you to manipulate virtual objects.
7.tracking area

4.6 x 4.6m

7.62 x 7.62m

The area of the surface that can be used for VR or AR simulations. A larger tracking area allows you more freedom of movement.
8.Has an infrared sensor
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With an infrared sensor the device can detect motion by measuring the infrared (IR) light radiating from objects in its field of view.
The device can track the movement of your eyes and your gaze, making it easy to interact with the content.

Connectivity

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2.supports Wi-Fi
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The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
3.Has USB Type-C
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The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
4.Is compatible with Android
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It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
5.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Game controller included
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The device comes with a game controller.
3.Has integrated audio
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Devices with integrated audio are more convenient to use, as you don't have worry about connecting headphones or microphones.
4.has stereo speakers
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Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
5.Has touch controllers
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The device comes with handheld wireless controllers that are used for gesture control and/or movement tracking.
6.Has a remote control
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A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
7.supports a remote smartphone
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This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Price comparison

Oculus Quest

Buy used:

$275.99

ProductStorePrice
Oculus Quest AmazonOculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headse...Oculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headset – 128GB (UK Import)
Amazon logo
$692.29
Oculus Quest AmazonOculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headse...Oculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headset – 128GB
Amazon logo
$687.62

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