Razer OSVR HDK 1 vs. HTC Vive

Product Summary

Razer OSVR HDK 1

Release date: Jul, 2015.

The OSVR is taking a different approach to Virtual reality through its completely open source platform designed to advance standards in the VR world. While directing their headset to gamers alike, they also want to grab the attention of developers and VR enthusiasts in the hope that they can inspire a new generation...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 Razer OSVR HDK 1 & HTC Vive Specs

General Specifications

Razer

Razer OSVR HDK 1

HTC

HTC Vive

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
OLED
OLED
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
1920x1080
3.6in, OLED
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
60hz
90hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Windows, OS X, Linux
SteamVR
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
100°
110°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
Fresnel
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
60.8-74.6mm
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
Not Applicable
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
None
HTC Vive Controllers
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
15x15ft
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
USB 3.0
HDMI, USB 2.0
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
None
Yes
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
Yes
Yes
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
555g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Foam
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Black
Black

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
To Be Announced
NVIDIA GeForce™ GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon™ RX 480, equivalent or better.
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
2 GHZ QUAD CORE CPU
INTEL® I5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
2GB+ RAM
4GB+ RAM
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
HDMI 1.3
HDMI 1.4 OR DISPLAY PORT 1.2
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
x1 USB 2.0
x1 USB 2.0 or newer
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer, OS X, Linux
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer
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

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$549.99
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