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

Product Summary

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 >

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 >

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

General Specifications

Samsung

Samsung Gear VR (2016)

Razer

Razer OSVR HDK 2

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
Smartphone Display
OLED
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
Smartphone Resolution
2160x1200
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
Smartphone Refresh Rate
90 hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Oculus Home, Android
Windows, OS X
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
101°
100°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
Aspherical
SLR grade custom crafted dual lens system
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
Gyrometer, Accelerometer, Proximity
Gamepads and Leap Motion
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
None
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
USB Type-C, mUSB and external USB OTG
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
None
USB 3.0
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
345g
Yes
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Black
1360g

Minimum Requirements

 

 

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

Where To Buy

Retailer
Samsung Gear VR (2016)
Razer OSVR HDK 2
Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2016) on Amazon
$49.99
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$580.00
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Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2016) on Best Buy
$99.99
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Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2016) on Walmart
$49.99
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