Avegant Glyph vs. Samsung Gear VR (2016)

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 >

Samsung Gear VR (2016)

Release date: Aug, 2016.

The Samsung Gear VR with Motion Controller has been the first mobile viewer to take simplified VR to the mainstream. Alowing users of all generations that own a Samsung device (Galaxy s6 and beyond) the praise for such a headset has been widely spread. The Gear VR familily originaly started back in 2015 where p...Read more >

Compare Avegant Glyph & Samsung Gear VR (2016) Specs

General Specifications

Avegant

Avegant Glyph

Samsung

Samsung Gear VR (2016)

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
Not Applicable
Smartphone Display
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
1280x720
Smartphone Resolution
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
60hz
Smartphone Refresh Rate
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Various (via HDMI)
Oculus Home, Android
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
40°
101°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
None
Aspherical
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
Not Applicable
54-70mm
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
Not Applicable
31.5mm
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
None
Motion Controller, Touchpad, Back key, Home key, Volume key
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
9 Axis IMU (Motion Tracking)
Gyrometer, Accelerometer, Proximity
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
TBA
None
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
HDMI, USB
USB Type-C, mUSB and external USB OTG
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
None
None
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
Yes
None
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
434g
345g
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
Not Applicable
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
To Be Announced
Not Applicable
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
To Be Announced
Not Applicable
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
To Be Announced
Not Applicable
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
To Be Announced
USB Type-C or mUSB
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
To Be Announced
Android
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
None
Galaxy Note7, S7 Edge, Note5, S6 edge+, S7, S6, S6 Edge
Min. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Min. Screen Size
Not Applicable
5.1”
Max. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Max. Screen Size
Not Applicable
5.7”

Where To Buy

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$399.00
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