HTC Vive vs. Avegant Glyph

Product Summary

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 >

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 >

Compare HTC Vive & Avegant Glyph Specs

General Specifications

HTC

HTC Vive

Avegant

Avegant Glyph

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

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
NVIDIA GeForce™ GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon™ RX 480, equivalent or better.
To Be Announced
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
INTEL® I5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
To Be Announced
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
4GB+ RAM
To Be Announced
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
HDMI 1.4 OR DISPLAY PORT 1.2
To Be Announced
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
x1 USB 2.0 or newer
To Be Announced
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer
To Be Announced
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
Avegant Glyph
Buy the HTC Vive on Amazon
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$499.00
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Buy the HTC Vive on Best Buy
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$499.99
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Buy the HTC Vive on Newegg
$799.00
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$499.99
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Buy the HTC Vive on Walmart
$807.49
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$499.99
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