71points
62points

Lenovo Explorer

74points
79points

Sony PlayStation VR

Lenovo Explorer
Comparison winner
Cost-effectiveness winner
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23 facts in comparison

Lenovo Explorer vs Sony PlayStation VR

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Sony PlayStation VR

Why is Lenovo Explorer better than Sony PlayStation VR?

  • 2x higher resolution
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    2880 x 1440pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • 10° wider field of view
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    110°vs100°
  • 1 newer USB version
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    3vs2
  • 7.69m larger tracking area
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    3.5 x 3.5mvs2.4 x 1.9m
  • 1.4% bigger screen size
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    5.78"vs5.7"

Why is Sony PlayStation VR better than Lenovo Explorer?

  • 33.33% higher refresh rate
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    120Hzvs90Hz
  • Has gesture control
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  • Has a laser tracking system
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Price comparison

Sony PlayStation VR

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$299.95

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Design

1.adjustable IPD
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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.

Display & Lenses

1.resolution

2880 x 1440px

1920 x 1080px

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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Sony PlayStation VR
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 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.
6.Has a display
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The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
7.screen size

5.78"

5.7"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.

Tracking

1.Tracks head movement
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Sony PlayStation VR
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 position tracking
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Sony PlayStation VR
The device can track your position in space and warn you if you are about to hit something.
4.Can track 360° head movement
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Sony PlayStation VR
The headset has multiple sensors and cameras that assure low latency tracking for 360° movements.
5.has an accelerometer
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Sony PlayStation VR
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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Sony PlayStation VR
The gesture control function allows you to manipulate virtual objects.
7.tracking area

3.5 x 3.5m

2.4 x 1.9m

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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Sony PlayStation VR
With an infrared sensor the device can detect motion by measuring the infrared (IR) light radiating from objects in its field of view.
9.Has a laser tracking system
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Sony PlayStation VR
The device uses laser emitters that fill the space with non-visible light, accurately calculating the distance between objects based on the time it takes for the light to reach the photosensors on the head-mounted headset.

Connectivity

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Sony PlayStation VR
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.

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