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Oculus Rift vs Sony PlayStation VR

4.8 in
11.85 in
Oculus Rift VR Headset
Oculus Rift
7.36 in
7.28 in
Sony PlayStation VR Headset
Sony PlayStation VR
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Editiorial reviews
53 editorial reviews
Does the Oculus Rift VR headset justify Facebook's investmentRead more
Virtual reality (VR) produces a computer-generated environment–complete with realistic sights, sounds and other sensations–which a person can explore by wearing a special kind of headset and, in some cases, using certain props. Basically every VR experience will allow the user to feel as though they are in this simulated world and look around it, while more advanced systems allow for movement and interaction. While the ability of VR to provide valuable, realistic experiences without introducing real-world risks has found many fans across various industries (from healthcare to real estate), the most popular types of virtual reality content remain video games, movies and television. For thoseRead more
Virtual reality has arrived, courtesy of Oculus - you’re really going to want a RiftRead more
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The Sony PlayStation VR headset brings powerful, compelling virtual reality, with motion control support, to the PlayStation 4.Read more
Virtual reality (VR) produces a computer-generated environment–complete with realistic sights, sounds and other sensations–which a person can explore by wearing a special kind of headset and, in some cases, using certain props. Basically every VR experience will allow the user to feel as though they are in this simulated world and look around it, while more advanced systems allow for movement and interaction. While the ability of VR to provide valuable, realistic experiences without introducing real-world risks has found many fans across various industries (from healthcare to real estate), the most popular types of virtual reality content remain video games, movies and television. For thoseRead more
PlayStation VR (PS VR) for the PS4 and PS4 Pro is finally here in India, and here’s our review.Read more
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Full Comparison

Display

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Display source
Built in
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Built in
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Resolution per eye
  • 1080
  • 1200
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  • 1920
  • 1080
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Display technology
OLED
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OLED
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Field of view
110.0 °
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100.0 °
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Refresh rate
90.0 Hz
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120.0 Hz
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Reality type
N/A
Virtual Reality
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Read latency
N/A
18.0 ms
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Features

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Glasses compatible
yes
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yes
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Position tracking
yes
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yes
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Optics correction
yes
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yes
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Focus adjustment
yes
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N/A
Movement tracking
6 degrees of freedom
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N/A
Headphone connection
Built-in headphones
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External headphones required
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Room-scale tracking
yes
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yes
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Supplied accessories
Gamepad
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  • PlayStation Camera
  • Astro Bot: Rescue Mission
  • DOOM VFR
  • The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim VR
  • WipEout Omega Collection
  • PlayStation VR Worlds
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Coloration mode
Monotone
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Monotone
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Adjustable straps
yes
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yes
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Built-in headphones
yes
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N/A
Gesture control
N/A
yes
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Control type
N/A
  • Buttons
  • Rotary
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Motion to photon latency
N/A
20.0 ms
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Built-in microphone
N/A
yes
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Built-in speaker(s)
N/A
yes
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Dimensions

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Height
11.85 in
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7.28 in
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Width
4.8 in
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7.36 in
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Depth
8.86 in
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10.91 in
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Weight
16.58 oz
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21.16 oz
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Design

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Colour of product
Black
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Black,White
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Body material
Plastic
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  • Foam
  • Plastic
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Connectivity

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Controller compatibility
  • Oculus Touch
  • Xbox One Wireless gamepad
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  • Dualshock 4
  • PlayStation Move
  • PlayStation Aim
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Bluetooth
yes
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yes
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HDMI
yes
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yes
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USB
yes
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yes
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USB version
  • USB 2.0
  • USB 3.0
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USB 2.0
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Type of USB connector
USB
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USB
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Number of USB 2.0
1
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N/A
Number of USB 3.0/3.1 (Gen 1)
3
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N/A
Card reader integrated
no
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no
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HDMI ports quantity
N/A
1
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Headphone output
N/A
yes
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