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6 Epic VR Headsets You Have To See To Believe

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Samsung Gear VR

Samsung Gear VRThe Gear VR contains the same tech as an Oculus Rift, but you have to insert a Samsung smartphone into a handset to act as the display like an up-market Google Cardboard. Retails from $100.

HTC Vive

HTC ViveIt’s been hailed as the closest thing to The Matrix because it’s so incredibly immersive. Early testers say that this is the headset to beat, as it gives you the freedom to walk around VR scenes.

PlaysSatation VR

Playstation VRThis headset is powered by the PlayStation 4 and will use the existing Move controllers. Unlike the Oculus Rift, there’s no integrated audio or top strap over your head, which you’ll either like or hate.

Microsoft Hololens

Microsoft-HoloLensMicrosoft is adding the finishing touches to HoloLens, which suffers from a limited field of view but has been received well by those who tried it. HoloLens also looks and feels like a luxurious peripheral.

Razer OSVR

razer_osvr_3The developer kit is now available and with its open source development, low latency and low price, it’s an attractive entry-level option. You can also swap the faceplates, as a fancy extra.

FOVE VR

Fove VRNot only does FOVE’s headset look more futuristic than its rival, it has something the others do not: eye-tracking. This makes for a more natural experience that can reduce so-called ‘VR nausea.’

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