Razer OSVR HDK 2 vs. Samsung Gear VR (2016)

Product Summary

Razer OSVR HDK 2

Release date: Jul, 2016.

Marketed as an “open-source platform aimed to work with any VR-Gaming product”, the OSVR HDK2 is one of the few VR headset that is focused on providing game engine plugins to support and facilitate the development of VR-enabled games for its open source environment.

The HDK2 version of this hea...Read more >

Samsung Gear VR (2016)

Release date: Aug, 2016.

The Samsung Gear VR with Motion Controller has been the first mobile viewer to take simplified VR to the mainstream. Alowing users of all generations that own a Samsung device (Galaxy s6 and beyond) the praise for such a headset has been widely spread. The Gear VR familily originaly started back in 2015 where p...Read more >

Compare Razer OSVR HDK 2 & Samsung Gear VR (2016) Specs

General Specifications

Razer

Razer OSVR HDK 2

Samsung

Samsung Gear VR (2016)

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
OLED
Smartphone Display
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
2160x1200
Smartphone Resolution
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
90 hz
Smartphone Refresh Rate
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Windows, OS X
Oculus Home, Android
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
100°
101°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
SLR grade custom crafted dual lens system
Aspherical
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
54-70mm
IPD Virtual Reality Specification IPD
Plastic, Foam
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
31.5mm
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
Motion Controller, Touchpad, Back key, Home key, Volume key
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Gamepads and Leap Motion
Gyrometer, Accelerometer, Proximity
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
None
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
USB Type-C, mUSB and external USB OTG
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
USB 3.0
None
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
None
None
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Black, Orange
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
Yes
345g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
1360g
Black

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
Nvidia GTX970
Not Applicable
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
2 GHZ QUAD CORE CPU
Not Applicable
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
2GB+ RAM
Not Applicable
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
HDMI 1.3
Not Applicable
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
x3 USB 3.0
USB Type-C or mUSB
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer, OS X
Android
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
None
Galaxy Note7, S7 Edge, Note5, S6 edge+, S7, S6, S6 Edge
Min. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Min. Screen Size
Not Applicable
5.1”
Max. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Max. Screen Size
Not Applicable
5.7”

Where To Buy

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Razer OSVR HDK 2
Samsung Gear VR (2016)
Buy the Razer HDK 2 on Amazon
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$49.98
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Buy the Razer OSVR HDK 2 on Best Buy
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$99.99
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Buy the Razer OSVR HDK 2 on Newegg
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$99.99
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Buy the Razer OSVR HDK 2 on Walmart
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