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The Oculus Go  a standalone VR headset.
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Price $25 List
$25 at Amazon
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$398.00 at Amazon
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Pros Inexpensive, easy to setupExceptional image quality, super comfortable, very user-friendlyHighly interactive, very immersive, easy to useGreat value, easy to use, highly immersiveExtremely easy to use, exceptionally user-friendly, very visually immersive
Cons Uncomfortable, not as immersive or interactiveTether can be finickyCould be more comfortable, can be hard to set upCan’t handle high-end games, could be more comfortableExperiences more limited than tethered headsets
Bottom Line If you want to give VR a try and are on a tight budget, then Google Cardboard is your best betThis is one of our all-time favorite headsets and we think it’s one of the best overall VR products currently out thereImmersive, interactive, and very user-friendly, we are highly impressed with this top-notch headsetThe Quest is a great option for casual to moderate gamers who want a highly portable VR headset without shelling out a ton of cashThis standalone headset takes all of the hassle out of VR without compromising quality
Rating Categories Google Cardboard Oculus Rift S HTC Vive Cosmos... Oculus Quest Oculus Go
Interactiveness (35%)
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7
9
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6
Visual Immersiveness (20%)
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Specs Google Cardboard Oculus Rift S HTC Vive Cosmos... Oculus Quest Oculus Go
Phones that fit Most 4" to 6" phones N/A N/A N/A N/A, but smartphone required for initial setup
Adjustable Lenses No, need to move the headset around Only side to side Only side to side Only side to side No
Sound Phone Integrated Integrated Integrated Built-in, or headphone jack
Available Controllers / Remotes No Yes Yes Yes Yes
Field of View 90 110 110 101 101
Refresh Rate N/A 80Hz 90Hz 72Hz 60Hz or 72Hz
Room For Glasses? Less snug than the Merge VR Presses, even with glasses spacer Glasses get pressed against the face Yes Snug; there is a glasses spacer included. You can also opt for perscription lenses
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