Avegant Glyph vs. HTC Vive

Product Summary

Avegant Glyph

Release date: Dec, 2015.

Having visioned VR in a completely different perspective, Avegant have created a unique, sleek headset moving away from the conventional head straps. Instead, it follows a dual function pair of headphones which work like a normal pair for audio but also have built in screens in the headband which easily fall over yo...Read more >

HTC Vive

Release date: Apr, 2016.

Delve into the world of virtual reality through Steam Vr’s HTC Vive: one of the main competitors to the Oculus Rift. It is equipped with graphics and refresh rates the same as its rival but offers an exclusive way to play. Specialising in immersing yourself in the 3D space around you, the HTC Vive allows you t...Read more >

Compare Avegant Glyph & HTC Vive Specs

General Specifications

Avegant

Avegant Glyph

HTC

HTC Vive

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
Not Applicable
OLED
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
1280x720
3.6in, OLED
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
60hz
90hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Various (via HDMI)
SteamVR
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
40°
110°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
None
Fresnel
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
Not Applicable
60.8-74.6mm
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
None
HTC Vive Controllers
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
9 Axis IMU (Motion Tracking)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
TBA
15x15ft
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
HDMI, USB
HDMI, USB 2.0
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
None
Yes
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
Yes
Yes
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
434g
555g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Foam
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Grey
Black

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
To Be Announced
NVIDIA GeForce™ GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon™ RX 480, equivalent or better.
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
To Be Announced
INTEL® I5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
To Be Announced
4GB+ RAM
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
To Be Announced
HDMI 1.4 OR DISPLAY PORT 1.2
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
To Be Announced
x1 USB 2.0 or newer
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
To Be Announced
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
None
None
Min. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Min. Screen Size
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Max. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Max. Screen Size
Not Applicable
Not Applicable

Where To Buy

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HTC Vive
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$399.00
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$499.99
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