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Virtual Reality Blueprints by John Williamson, Charles Palmer

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Headset costs

The following chart is a sampling of VR headset prices, accurate at of February 1, 2018. VR/AR hardware is rapidly advancing and prices and specs are going to change annually, sometimes quarterly. Just as this chapter was being written, the price of the Oculus dropped by $200:

Google

Cardboard

Gear VR

Google

Daydream

Oculus

Rift

HTC

Vive

Sony

PS VR

HoloLens

Complete cost for HMD, trackers, default controllers

$5

$99

$79

$399

$599

$299

$3000

Total cost

with CPU: phone, PC, PS4

$200

$650

$650

$1,400

$1,500

$600

$3000

Built-in headphones

NO

No

No

Yes

No

No

Yes

Platform

Apple

Android

Samsung

Galaxy

Google

Pixel

PC

PC

Sony PS4

Proprietary PC ...

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