HTC Vive vs. Google Daydream View

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 >

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 >

Compare HTC Vive & Google Daydream View Specs

General Specifications

HTC

HTC Vive

Google

Google Daydream View

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

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
NVIDIA GEFORCE® GTX 970 / AMD RADEON™ R9 290
Not Applicable
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
INTEL® I5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
Not Applicable
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
4GB+ RAM
Not Applicable
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
HDMI 1.4 OR DISPLAY PORT 1.2
Not Applicable
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
x1 USB 2.0
Not Applicable
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer
Android
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
None
Daydream-ready smartphones
Min. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Min. Screen Size
Not Applicable
5.0"
Max. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Max. Screen Size
Not Applicable
5.5"

Where To Buy

Retailer
HTC Vive
Google Daydream View
Buy the HTC Vive on Amazon
$799.99
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Buy the HTC Vive on Best Buy
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$79.00
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Buy the HTC Vive on Newegg
$799.00
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$78.88
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Buy the HTC Vive on Walmart
$807.49
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$78.88
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