Product Comparison: Sony PlayStation VR vs Samsung Gear Gen 2


General Specifications
Brand
Sony
Samsung
Model
PlayStation VR
Gear Gen 2
Origin
China
China
About the Product
Designed with gamers in mind, PlayStation VR delivers an entirely new world of gaming with a level of immersion unseen on home consoles on some of the most highly anticipated titles of 2016, including Star Wars Battlefront and other games like PlayStation VR World, Golem and RIGS Mechanized Combat League. The LEDs around the PlayStation VR headset, on the DUALSHOCK 4 wireless controller and the PlayStation Move motion controller are tracked by the PlayStation Camera, providing an incredibly precise capture of your natural movement in virtual space. See the digital world through the beautiful 5.7-inch OLED 1080p headset screen at up to 120fps.
Become the hero of your own adventure with the all-new Gear VR. Immerse yourself in an all-encompassing sensory experience, controlled from the palm of your hand. Discover the beginning of the universe, kayak down a river or climb the Alps. The world is at your fingertips.
Key Specs
Movement Tracking
Yes
Yes
Control Type
PlayStation Move, DualShock 4
Controller keys and touchpad
Sensors
Six-axis motion sensing system (three-axis gyroscope, three-axis accelerometer)
Gyroscope, accelerometer, proximity sensor
Wireless
No
Yes
What customers say about "Key Specs"
 
Samsung Gear Gen 2 Virtual Reality (UK Version)
  • Having only tried Google Cardboard the Gear VR was a huge step up, the extra sensors mean the device is extremely responsive.
  • Really glad I purchased this and it's given me a bigger taste for VR!
  • The Samsung VR headset is a nice piece of kit. Crisp picture and a comfortable fit.
  • Great bit of fun and this one came with the USB type C connector. Working on my s8 like a charm.
  • Superb product! Been using it for an year now, and it's a lovely experience to use it each time! A great introduction to the world of VR!
Size & Weight
Color
Black/White
Orchid Gray
Height
18.1 in.
3.88 in.
Width
8.4 in.
8.18 in.
Depth
10.5 in.
4.82 in.
Weight
21.2 oz.
12.1 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
 
Samsung Gear Gen 2 Virtual Reality (UK Version)
  • Having never tried VR previously I was presently surprised. The headset itself is very light weight and comfortable.
  • Its lightweight. I have tried other VR headsets for much more money which have been heavier and more uncomfortable.
  • It is comfortable to wear and easy to adjust the straps to fit each size head in our home.
  • Great built quality, comfortable to wear, easy to use, light weight. Most important is how good the VR content looks with this headset.
  • This product - great value for money, comfortable and lightweight.
Display
Display Type
OLED
Super AMOLED
Field Of View
100 °
101 °
Focus Adjustment Wheel
No
Yes
Interpupillary Distance Adjustment
No
No
Features
Adjustable Headband
Yes
Yes
Integrated Speaker(s)
No
No
Integrated Microphone
No
No
Power Source
Playstation
Built-in rechargeable battery
Extras
Compatible with Sony PlayStation 4, 3D audio technology, Advanced VR display
Stay in motion, 360 degree content, Natural and comfortable fit
Buttons
Trigger, Back button, Volume buttons, Home button
What customers say about "Features"
 
Samsung Gear Gen 2 Virtual Reality (UK Version)
  • Takes about 10 minutes to download the apps and pop the straps on. Comes with some free sample videos in the software.
  • There are controls on the body to control volume etc so this has come as a great surprise. Good piece of kit.
  • Great, came with adapter for USB and USB type C, so if I upgrade phone will still be compatible.
  • Makes the phone overheat within a few minutes. By the time you've got everything setup and started it's switched off. Not worth the bother.
  • My phone tends to overheat very quickly while using it so don't get long before it doesn't work. My phone is a Samsung Galaxy S7.
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
Certifications
CE
CE
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