HTC Vive

PC Headset

From$799.00

Product Summary

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 to walk around as well as interact with motion tracked handheld controllers.

Coming at a higher price, this particular headgear is furnished with the some of the highest quality specifications making it one of the leading in the market. Comfort and performance heightened through careful engineering, this headset is for the gamers wanting to feel the best experience available today.

Easily adjustable straps as well as interchangeable foam inserts and nose pads grant users support and comfort while immersing in virtual reality. Also fitting most glasses, anyone can enjoy a cozy experience. Also being lightweight, players will barely notice the headset is there.

Like no other, the HTC vive allows players not only to be able to move around in the room they play but also interact with objects thanks to the front facing camera that blends items into the virtual world. Also, with the aid of two handheld controllers equipped with a variety of sensors, the headset recognises movements quickly and smoothly allowing for accurate play.

HTC Vive Specs

General Specifications

Display Virtual Reality Specification Display
OLED
Resolution Virtual Reality Specification Resolution
3.6in, OLED
Refresh Rate Virtual Reality Specification Refresh Rate
90 hz
Platform Virtual Reality Specification Platform
SteamVR
Field of View Virtual Reality Specification Field of View
110 °
Lens Type Virtual Reality Specification Lens Type
Fresnel
Focal Length Virtual Reality Specification Focal Length
60.8-74.6mm
IPD Virtual Reality Specification IPD
Lens Diameter Virtual Reality Specification Lens Diameter
Not Applicable
Controller Virtual Reality Specification Controller
HTC Vive Controllers
Sensors Virtual Reality Specification Sensors
Accelerometer, Gyroscope
Tracking Area Virtual Reality Specification Tracking Area
15x15ft
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
HDMI, USB 2.0
Built In Mic Virtual Reality Specification Built In Mic
Yes
Built In Audio Virtual Reality Specification Built In Audio
Yes
Glasses Compatible Virtual Reality Specification Glasses Compatible
Weight Virtual Reality Specification Weight
555g
Material Virtual Reality Specification Material
Plastic, Foam
Colour Virtual Reality Specification Colour
Black

Minimum Requirements

Graphics Card Virtual Reality Specification Graphics Card
NVIDIA GeForce™ GTX 1060 or AMD Radeon™ RX 480, equivalent or better.
CPU Virtual Reality Specification CPU
INTEL® I5-4590 / AMD FX 8350
Memory Virtual Reality Specification Memory
4GB+ RAM
Video Output Virtual Reality Specification Video Output
HDMI 1.4 OR DISPLAY PORT 1.2
Connections Virtual Reality Specification Connections
x1 USB 2.0 or newer
OS Virtual Reality Specification OS
Windows 7 SP1 Or Newer
Phone Compatibility Virtual Reality Specification Phone Compatibility
None
Min. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Min. Screen Size
Not Applicable
Max. Screen Size Virtual Reality Specification Max. Screen Size
Not Applicable

Where To Buy HTC Vive

Retailer
Product Ratings
Availability
Price
Buy the HTC Vive on Amazon
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$799.00
Buy the HTC Vive on Newegg
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$799.00
Buy the HTC Vive on Walmart
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$807.49

HTC Vive Reviews

4.0

Global Rating4 reviews

The global rating is the average calculated from all available reviews.

CNET Rating

Vive is the best virtual-reality experience you can have right now, thanks to its motion controls and room-scale tracking. It's the closest thing to having a holodeck in your home.

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Verge Rating

The Vive does an excellent job of helping you simultaneously navigate virtual and physical reality.

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Wareable Rating

HTC Vive provides the VR experience I've been dying to have at home. If you feel like splurging, have the space for Room Scale and are invested enough to drill holes into your walls,

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Digital Trends Rating

Even if you’re not into VR, or have no interest, you need to try the Vive. This is the VR experience you’ve always dreamed of. No competitor, including Oculus Rift, can compare to the Vive right now. It’s the closest thing we’ll get to The Matrix anytime soon.

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