Sony Playstation VR vs. HTC Vive

Product Summary

Sony Playstation VR

Release date: Oct, 2016.

Introducing Sony’s answer to VR headsets: the Playstation VR. Designed to function with the playstation 4, this particular headgear provides multiplayer action even with just one headset! The PS VR incorporates the playstation move; controllers previously released for the console so for some players, learning ...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 Sony Playstation VR & HTC Vive Specs

General Specifications

Sony

Sony Playstation VR

HTC

HTC Vive

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
5.7in, OLED
OLED
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
1920x1080
3.6in, OLED
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
120hz
90hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Playstation
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
PlayStation
HTC Vive Controllers
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
PlayStation Camera
15x15ft
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
HDMI, USB
HDMI, USB 2.0
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
Yes
Yes
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
None
Yes
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
610g
555g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Fabric
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Black/White
Black

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
Not Applicable
NVIDIA GEFORCE® GTX 970 / AMD RADEON™ R9 290
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
Not Applicable
INTEL® I5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
Not Applicable
4GB+ RAM
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
Not Applicable
HDMI 1.4 OR DISPLAY PORT 1.2
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
Not Applicable
x1 USB 2.0
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Playstation 4
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

Where To Buy

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Sony Playstation VR
HTC Vive
Buy the Sony Playstation VR on Amazon
$366.31
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$799.00
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Buy the Sony Playstation VR on Best Buy
$399.99
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Buy the Sony Playstation VR on Newegg
$613.43
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Buy the Sony Playstation VR on Walmart
$436.40
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$807.49
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