Sony Playstation VR vs. Oculus Rift

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 >

Oculus Rift

Release date: Mar, 2016.

One of the most popular VR headsets, the Oculus rift grew popularity quickly thanks to many youtube stars. With highly defined optics and refresh rates, virtual reality has never felt so real. Oculus have introduced unique hand-tracking controllers to revitalize your experience as well IR LEDs to place in the room s...Read more >

Compare Sony Playstation VR & Oculus Rift Specs

General Specifications

Sony

Sony Playstation VR

Oculus

Oculus Rift

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
5.7in, OLED
3.5in, OLED
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
1920x1080
2160x1200
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
120hz
90hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Playstation
Oculus Home, Windows
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
100°
100°
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
Hybrid Fresnel
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
58-72mm
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
~50mm
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
PlayStation
Oculus Touch, Xbox One Controller
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Accelerometer, Gyroscope, Magnetometer
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
PlayStation Camera
5x11ft
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
HDMI, USB
HDMI, USB 2.0, USB 3.0
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
Yes
Yes
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
None
Yes (Removable)
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
610g
380-470g
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 GTX 960/AMD Radeon R9 290 or greater
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
Not Applicable
Intel i3-6100/AMD FX4350 or greater
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
Not Applicable
8GB+ RAM
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
Not Applicable
HDMI 1.3
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
Not Applicable
x1 USB 3.0, x2 USB 2.0
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Playstation 4
Windows 8.1 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
Oculus Rift
Buy the Sony Playstation VR on Amazon
$325.00
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$399.00
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Buy the Sony Playstation VR on Best Buy
$399.99
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$499.00
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Buy the Sony Playstation VR on Newegg
$613.43
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$593.99
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Buy the Sony Playstation VR on Walmart
$436.40
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$593.99
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