Samsung Gear VR (2015) vs. Avegant Glyph

Product Summary

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 >

Avegant Glyph

Release date: Dec, 2015.

Having visioned VR in a completely different perspective, Avegant have created a unique, sleek headset moving away from the conventional head straps. Instead, it follows a dual function pair of headphones which work like a normal pair for audio but also have built in screens in the headband which easily fall over yo...Read more >

Compare Samsung Gear VR (2015) & Avegant Glyph Specs

General Specifications

Samsung

Samsung Gear VR (2015)

Avegant

Avegant Glyph

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
Smartphone Display
Not Applicable
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
Smartphone Resolution
1280x720
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
Smartphone Refresh Rate
60hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Oculus Home, Android
Various (via HDMI)
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
96°
40°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
Aspherical
None
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
54-70mm
Not Applicable
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
31.5mm
Not Applicable
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
Touchpad
None
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Geomagnetic, Proximity
9 Axis IMU (Motion Tracking)
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
None
TBA
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
MicroUSB
HDMI, USB
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
None
None
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
None
Yes
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
310g
434g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Foam
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Frosty White
Grey

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
Not Applicable
To Be Announced
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
Not Applicable
To Be Announced
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
Not Applicable
To Be Announced
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
Not Applicable
To Be Announced
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
Not Applicable
To Be Announced
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Android
To Be Announced
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
Galaxy S7, S7 edge, Note5, 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 (2015)
Avegant Glyph
Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2015) on Amazon
$27.00
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$499.00
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Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2015) on Best Buy
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$499.99
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Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2015) on Newegg
$104.99
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$499.99
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Buy the Samsung Gear VR (2015) on Walmart
$44.99
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$499.99
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