Sony Playstation VR vs. Samsung Gear VR (2016)

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 >

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 >

Compare Sony Playstation VR & Samsung Gear VR (2016) Specs

General Specifications

Sony

Sony Playstation VR

Samsung

Samsung Gear VR (2016)

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
5.7in, OLED
Smartphone Display
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
1920x1080
Smartphone Resolution
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
120hz
Smartphone Refresh Rate
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
Playstation
Oculus Home, Android
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
100°
101°
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
PlayStation
Motion Controller, Touchpad, Back key, Home key, Volume key
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Gyrometer, Accelerometer, Proximity
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
PlayStation Camera
None
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
HDMI, USB
USB Type-C, mUSB and external USB OTG
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
Yes
None
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
None
None
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
610g
345g
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
Not Applicable
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
Not Applicable
Not Applicable
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
Not Applicable
USB Type-C or mUSB
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Playstation 4
Android
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
None
Galaxy Note7, S7 Edge, Note5, S6 edge+, S7, 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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Sony Playstation VR
Samsung Gear VR (2016)
Buy the Sony Playstation VR on Amazon
$348.00
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$49.99
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Buy the Sony Playstation VR on Best Buy
$399.99
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$99.99
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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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