HTC Vive vs Oculus Rift

7.48 in
5.0 in
HTC Vive vr headset
vs

Full Comparison

Display

HTC ViveHTC ViveOculus RiftOculus Rift
Display source
Built in
Built in
Resolution per eye
2160, 1200
2160, 1200
Display technology
OLED (AMOLED)
OLED (AMOLED)
Field of view
110 °
110 °
Refresh rate
90 Hz
90 Hz

Features

HTC ViveHTC ViveOculus RiftOculus Rift
Glasses compatible
yesYes
yesYes
Position tracking
yesYes
yesYes
Movement tracking
6 degrees of freedom
6 degrees of freedom
Headphone connection
External headphones required
Built-in headphones
Room-scale tracking
yesYes
yesYes
Supplied accessories
Motion controller
Gamepad

Dimensions

HTC ViveHTC ViveOculus RiftOculus Rift
Weight
1.22 lb
0.84 lb
Body material
Foam, Plastic
Plastic

Connectivity

HTC ViveHTC ViveOculus RiftOculus Rift
Controller Compatibility
Steam VR Controller
Oculus Touch, Xbox One Wireless gamepad
Bluetooth
yesYes
yesYes
HDMI
yesYes
yesYes
USB
yesYes
yesYes
USB version
USB 2.0
USB 2.0, USB 3.0
Type of USB connector
USB (Type A)
USB (Type A)
Number of USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1)
1
3

Power

HTC ViveHTC ViveOculus RiftOculus Rift
Powered via USB
noNo
yesYes

Requirements

HTC ViveHTC ViveOculus RiftOculus Rift
Recommended RAM memory
8 GB
8 GB

Often compared to Vive

Often compared to Rift