HTC Vive vs Microsoft HoloLens

Full Comparison

Display

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Display source
Built in
Built in
Reality type
Virtual Reality
Augmented Reality
Field of view
110 °
120 °
Refresh rate
90 Hz
60 Hz

Features

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Glasses compatible
yesYes
yesYes
Position tracking
yesYes
yesYes
Front-Facing Camera
yesYes
yesYes
Headphone connection
External headphones required
Built-in headphones

Dimensions

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Weight
555 g
590 g
Body material
Foam, Plastic
Plastic

Connectivity

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Controller Compatibility
Steam VR Controller
Proprietary Controller
Type of USB connector
USB (Type A)
Micro-USB

Requirements

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Recommended RAM memory
8 GB
2 GB