83points

HTC Vive

77points

Oculus Rift

HTC Vive
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23 facts in comparison

HTC Vive vs Oculus Rift

HTC Vive
Oculus Rift
83
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Oculus Rift

Why is HTC Vive better than Oculus Rift?

  • Has gesture control
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  • Has a laser tracking system
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  • 16.21m larger tracking area
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    4.6 x 4.6mvs3.3 x 1.5m

Why is Oculus Rift better than HTC Vive?

  • 85g lighter
    470gvs555g
  • 1 newer USB version
    ?

    3vs2

Price comparison

HTC Vive

Buy used:

$500.00

ProductStorePrice
HTC Vive AmazonHTC VIVE Pro Virtual Reality Headset Onl...HTC VIVE Pro Virtual Reality Headset Only
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$798.90
HTC Vive walmartHTC VIVE Cosmos VR Headset & System + 2 ...HTC VIVE Cosmos VR Headset & System + 2 Months VIVEPORT Infinity Subscription
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$699.99

Design

1.weight
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Best

Google Glass Enterprise Edition

36g

555g

470g

Display & Lenses

1.resolution
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The resolution indicates the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen, expressed as the number of pixels on the horizontal axis and the number on the vertical axis. Show more

Best

Starbreeze StarVR 1.4

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2160 x 1200px

2160 x 1200px

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

Best

Starbreeze StarVR 1.4

210°

110°

110°

3.refresh rate
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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

Valve Index

144Hz

90Hz

90Hz

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.

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5.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 LCD displays. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays. Show more

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

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Oculus Rift

Tracking

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

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Oculus Rift
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. Show more

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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.

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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.

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Oculus Rift
5.Can track 360° head movement
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The headset has multiple sensors and cameras that assure low latency tracking for 360° movements.

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Oculus Rift
6.Has gesture control
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The gesture control function allows you to manipulate virtual objects.

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Oculus Rift

Connectivity

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

Best

Oculus Rift S

1

1

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2.USB version
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Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management. Show more

Best

Valve Index

3

2

3

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. Show more

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2.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. Show more

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3.Game controller included
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The device comes with a game controller.

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4.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.

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

Best

Valve Index

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