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HTC Vive vs Oculus Rift

7.48 in
5.0 in
HTC Vive VR Headset
HTC Vive
4.8 in
11.85 in
Oculus Rift VR Headset
Oculus Rift
Available colors
Editiorial reviews
91
3.8 out of 5
39 user ratings
5 stars
25 %
4 stars
58 %
3 stars
7 %
2 stars
5 %
1 stars
0 %
Read editorial reviews
65
3.9 out of 5
29 user ratings
5 stars
20 %
4 stars
62 %
3 stars
13 %
2 stars
3 %
1 stars
0 %
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User rating
37
4.3 out of 5
37 user ratings
5 stars
40 %
4 stars
48 %
3 stars
8 %
2 stars
2 %
1 stars
0 %
33
4.3 out of 5
33 user ratings
5 stars
39 %
4 stars
48 %
3 stars
12 %
2 stars
0 %
1 stars
0 %

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Full Comparison

Display

HTC ViveHTC Vive
Oculus RiftOculus Rift
Display sourceBuilt inBuilt in
Reality typeVirtual Reality
N/A
Resolution per eye1080 x 1200 px1080 x 1200 px
Display technologyAMOLEDOLED
Field of view110.0 °110.0 °
Refresh rate90.0 Hz90.0 Hz

Features

HTC ViveHTC Vive
Oculus RiftOculus Rift
Glasses compatibleyesyes
Position trackingyesyes
Front-Facing camerayes
N/A
Movement tracking6 degrees of freedom6 degrees of freedom
Headphone connectionExternal headphones requiredBuilt-in headphones
Room-scale trackingyesyes
Supplied accessories Motion controllerGamepad
Coloration modeMonotoneMonotone
Adjustable strapsyesyes
Adjustable interpupillary distanceyes
N/A
Built-in headphonesyesyes
Built-in microphoneyes
N/A
Built-in speaker(s)yes
N/A
Optics correction
N/A
yes
Focus adjustment
N/A
yes

Dimensions

HTC ViveHTC Vive
Oculus RiftOculus Rift
Height5.0 in11.85 in
Width7.48 in4.8 in
Depth5.0 in8.86 in
Weight19.58 oz16.58 oz

Design

HTC ViveHTC Vive
Oculus RiftOculus Rift
Colour of product
  • Black
  • Indigo
  • Blue
Black
Body material
  • Foam
  • Plastic
Plastic

Connectivity

HTC ViveHTC Vive
Oculus RiftOculus Rift
Connectivity technologyWireless
N/A
Controller compatibilitySteam VR Controller
  • Oculus Touch
  • Xbox One Wireless gamepad
Bluetoothyesyes
HDMIyesyes
HDMI ports quantity1
N/A
USByesyes
USB versionUSB 2.0
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
Type of USB connectorMicro-USB
USB
Number of USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1)13
Headphone outputyes
N/A
Card reader integratednono
Number of USB 2.0
N/A
1

Power

HTC ViveHTC Vive
Oculus RiftOculus Rift
Powered via USBnoyes

Requirements

HTC ViveHTC Vive
Oculus RiftOculus Rift
Recommended RAM memory8.0 GB8.0 GB
Compatible OS
N/A
  • Windows 10
  • Windows 8.1
  • Windows 8
  • Windows 7

Pros & Cons

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          Often compared with HTC Vive

          Often compared with Oculus Rift