What are the most popular VR headsets this year ? Virtual Reality has reached new heights as it continues to grow in popularity every year. As the pandemic persists people find themselves relying on new technology to stay connected. Since Facebook became Meta, VR certainly made a case for itself as a technology that is here to stay and thrive. With new headsets coming out every year which provide unique experiences using improved technologies, it is hard to keep up with the speed of this industry.
In this article we will explore which headsets will become more popular in 2022 and the new improved technologies adopted by each one.
HP Reverb G2 – fancy and popular VR headset
This headset is rapidly gaining popularity in the VR world as it contains the best image quality in the market. This VR headset is designed primarily for Design, Training and Gaming purposes. The 2160×2160 per eye resolution, the face mask contains replaceable magnetic face pads (fabric) adjusted through velcro with a 6DoF detection architecture. This VR headset is compatible with Windows mixed reality and Steam VR.
Sony PlayStation VR
This VR headset includes a OLED 1920×1080 display which translates into a 960×1080 pixel resolution per eye. It has the capabilities of displaying content at 120fps which is pretty outstanding. This VR device contains an unwarped output to a TV for others to take part into the VR world experienced by the user or to play games against the person who is wearing the VR headset using a regular PS4 controller.
HTC Vive Pro 2
HTC Vive Pro 2 went to win best popular VR headset in 2021 in the Gamesradar hardware awards, and rightfully so. This VR headset contains a 5k display, high resolution audio and it provides freedom and precision moves. It contains a 120 degree horizontal field view in order to expand the viewing field, creating a nearly human eye experience which provides more comfort. It has exceptional fluidity with 120HZ rate which allows users to really get immersed into the virtual world. It even has an adjustable interpupillary distance to fit each user.
Oculus Quest 2
Oculus Quest 2 is a jack of all trades in the popular VR headset market. If you think that this is just for gamers, think again. This VR device makes it possible to sit in a live concert, burn calories, hang out with friends, work, watch a movie and finaly, yes, play games.
One of the most exciting features of this VR headset is that there are no wires so you can use it outside. Now with a storage option of 128GB or 256 GB, and with a resolution of 1832 x 1920 pixels per eye, everything looks increadible and super sharp. It even contains a 3D cinematic positional audio which makes it an amazing audio experience.
Do you have questions about the various headset applications or others related to Virtual Reality? You are welcome to contact the VR development team at the VR development agency Swiss Tomato in Zurich. Let’s have a tomato juice together!