Razer OSVR HDK 1 vs. Merge VR

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 >

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 >

Compare Razer OSVR HDK 1 & Merge VR Specs

General Specifications

Razer

Razer OSVR HDK 1

Merge VR

Merge VR

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
OLED
Smartphone Display
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
1920x1080
Smartphone Resolution
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
60hz
Smartphone Refresh Rate
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Windows, OS X, Linux
Android, iOS
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
100°
90°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
Aspherical
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
Adjustable
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
42mm
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
None
Conductive Button
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
Smartphone Sensors
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
None
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
USB 3.0
None
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
None
None
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
Yes
None
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
340g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Foam
High Grade Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Black
Purple

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
To Be Announced
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
x1 USB 2.0
Not Applicable
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer, OS X, Linux
iOS & Android
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
None
Smartphone With Gyroscope
Min. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Min. Screen Size
Not Applicable
123mm
Max. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Max. Screen Size
Not Applicable
158mm

Where To Buy

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Razer OSVR HDK 1
Merge VR
Buy the Razer OSVR on Amazon
$259.99
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$50.99
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Buy the Razer OSVR HDK 1 on Best Buy
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$59.99
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Buy the Razer OSVR HDK 1 on Newegg
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$99.99
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Buy the Razer OSVR HDK 1 on Walmart
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$79.00
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