Razer OSVR HDK 1 vs. Samsung Gear VR (2015)

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 >

Samsung Gear VR (2015)

Release date: Nov, 2015.

Redefine your phone’s hidden power and immerse yourself in beautiful virtual worlds with the Samsung Gear VR. This mobile headset transforms Samsung's latest Galaxy smartphones into the ultimate virtual reality experience and transports you into games so that you become part of the action. Built by Samsung...Read more >

Compare Razer OSVR HDK 1 & Samsung Gear VR (2015) Specs

General Specifications

Razer

Razer OSVR HDK 1

Samsung

Samsung Gear VR (2015)

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
Oculus Home, Android
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
100°
96°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
Aspherical
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
54-70mm
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
31.5mm
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
None
Touchpad
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Geomagnetic, Proximity
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
None
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
USB 3.0
MicroUSB
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
310g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Foam
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Black
Frosty White

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
Android
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
None
Galaxy S7, S7 edge, Note5, 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 1
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$549.99
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$9.99
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$104.99
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$44.99
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