Merge VR vs. HTC Vive

Product Summary

Merge VR

Release date: Dec, 2015.

Made up of durable, marshmallow like foam, this lightweight Headset is perfect for children of all ages. With the Merge VR Goggles you'll be safe in the knowledge that your precious smartphone will be snugly protected within it's multiple layers of shock absorbent foam meaning you'll be able to trust it ...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 Merge VR & HTC Vive Specs

General Specifications

Merge VR

Merge VR

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
Android, iOS
SteamVR
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
90°
110°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
Aspherical
Fresnel
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
Adjustable
60.8-74.6mm
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
42mm
Not Applicable
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
Conductive Button
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
340g
555g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
High Grade Foam
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Purple
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
iOS & Android
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
Smartphone With Gyroscope
None
Min. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Min. Screen Size
123mm
Not Applicable
Max. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Max. Screen Size
158mm
Not Applicable

Where To Buy

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Merge VR
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$45.45
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$59.99
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$99.99
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Buy the Merge VR on Walmart
$79.00
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