Google Daydream View vs. Oculus Rift

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 >

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 Google Daydream View & Oculus Rift Specs

General Specifications

Google

Google Daydream View

Oculus

Oculus Rift

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
Smartphone Display
3.5in, OLED
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
Smartphone Resolution
2160x1200
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
Smartphone Refresh Rate
90hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Google Daydream
Oculus Home, Windows
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
90°
100°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
To Be Announced
Hybrid Fresnel
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
To Be Announced
58-72mm
IPD Virtual Reality Specification IPD
To Be Announced
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
To Be Announced
~50mm
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
Daydream View Controller
Oculus Touch, Xbox One Controller
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Smartphone Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
None
5x11ft
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
None
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
None
Yes (Removable)
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
220g
380-470g
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 GTX 960/AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
Not Applicable
Intel i3-6100/AMD FX4350 or greater
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
Not Applicable
8GB+ RAM
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
Not Applicable
HDMI 1.3
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
Not Applicable
x1 USB 3.0, x2 USB 2.0
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Android
Windows 8.1 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

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Google Daydream View
Oculus Rift
Buy the Google Daydream View on Amazon
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$599.99
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Buy the Google Daydream View on Best Buy
$79.00
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$499.00
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Buy the Google Daydream View on Newegg
$78.88
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$593.99
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$78.88
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