Avegant Glyph vs. Oculus Rift

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 >

Oculus Rift

Release date: Mar, 2016.

One of the most popular VR headsets, the Oculus rift grew popularity quickly thanks to many youtube stars. With highly defined optics and refresh rates, virtual reality has never felt so real. Oculus have introduced unique hand-tracking controllers to revitalize your experience as well IR LEDs to place in the room s...Read more >

Compare Avegant Glyph & Oculus Rift Specs

General Specifications

Avegant

Avegant Glyph

Oculus

Oculus Rift

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
Not Applicable
3.5in, OLED
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
1280x720
2160x1200
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
60hz
90hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Various (via HDMI)
Oculus Home, Windows
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
40°
100°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
None
Hybrid Fresnel
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
Not Applicable
58-72mm
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
Not Applicable
~50mm
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
None
Oculus Touch, Xbox One Controller
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
9 Axis IMU (Motion Tracking)
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
TBA
5x11ft
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
HDMI, USB
HDMI, USB 2.0, USB 3.0
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
None
Yes
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
Yes
Yes (Removable)
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
434g
380-470g
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 GTX 960/AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
To Be Announced
Intel i3-6100/AMD FX4350 or greater
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
To Be Announced
8GB+ RAM
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
To Be Announced
HDMI 1.3
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
To Be Announced
x1 USB 3.0, x2 USB 2.0
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
To Be Announced
Windows 8.1 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

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$499.00
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