Google Daydream View vs. HTC Vive

Product Summary

Google Daydream View

Release date: Nov, 2016.

Introducing Daydream View, the comfortable and easy to use headset by Google. Having noticed many issues with comfort and the fact that most headsets looked the same, Google has taken the step to stand out from the crowd with their new virtual reality headset. Unlike many headsets on the market today, Daydream ...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 Google Daydream View & HTC Vive Specs

General Specifications

Google

Google Daydream View

HTC

HTC Vive

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
Smartphone Display
OLED
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
Smartphone Resolution
3.6in, OLED
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
Smartphone Refresh Rate
90hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Google Daydream
SteamVR
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
90°
110°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
To Be Announced
Fresnel
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
To Be Announced
60.8-74.6mm
IPD Virtual Reality Specification IPD
To Be Announced
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
To Be Announced
Not Applicable
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
Daydream View Controller
HTC Vive Controllers
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Smartphone Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
None
15x15ft
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
None
HDMI, USB 2.0
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
None
Yes
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
None
Yes
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
220g
555g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Jersey Fabric
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Slate, Snow, Crimson
Black

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
Not Applicable
NVIDIA GeForce™ GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon™ RX 480, equivalent or better.
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
Not Applicable
INTEL® I5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
Not Applicable
4GB+ RAM
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
Not Applicable
HDMI 1.4 OR DISPLAY PORT 1.2
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
Not Applicable
x1 USB 2.0 or newer
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Android
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
Daydream-ready smartphones
None
Min. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Min. Screen Size
5.0"
Not Applicable
Max. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Max. Screen Size
5.5"
Not Applicable

Where To Buy

Retailer
Google Daydream View
HTC Vive
Buy the Google Daydream View on Amazon
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$799.00
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Buy the Google Daydream View on Best Buy
$79.00
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Buy the Google Daydream View on Newegg
$78.88
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$799.00
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Buy the Google Daydream View on Walmart
$78.88
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$807.49
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