With a VR headset and a PC or gaming console, you can lose yourself in the world of virtual reality, losing track of time. Hence, investing in an immersive VR headset is definitely important to achieve this experience.
VR headsets can cost you a fortune depending on the price that you are willing to spend and the type of device you are using it to connect with. This is why some of the headsets mentioned on our list support Android and iOS connectivity.
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Oculus Rift S
Price: $599 | ₹45,586
The Oculus Rift S features a new and improved display which reduces the screen-door effect to the minimum. With a huge collection of pre-available games available on the Oculus store, getting bored is completely out of the box with this headset.
In terms of mounting this headset is offered with a headset cable that can be easily connected to your PC or desktop. The VR also comes equipped with two touch controllers to provide you with an immersive gaming experience.
|Specifications||Oculus Rift S|
|Dimensions||10.94 x 6.3 x 8.27 inches|
|What’s in the box||VR headset, cloth for cleaning lens and manual|
|Battery||4 AA batteries|
|Product Weight||1047 Grams|
Oculus Quest 2
Price: $299.28 | ₹22,690
The Oculus Quest 2 features a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor with 6 GB RAM. The headset also sports a display resolution of 1832 x 1920 pixels which is quite an improvement from its previous model.
Oculus Quest 2 can be connected to your PC via the Oculus cable link. The headset requires you to log In to your Facebook account, so meeting new people from the gaming world is now easier. Oculus Quest 2 also sports a 3D positing audio system for an immersive experience.
|Specifications||Oculus Quest 2|
|Dimensions||26 x 18.7 x 12.6 cm|
|What’s in the box||VR headset, charger and 2 controllers|
|Product Weight||830.07 Grams|
Price: $419.35 | ₹31,793
For all the PS4 owners out there, the PlayStation VR can complete your entire set and boost your gaming experience. PSVR offers a huge collection of new games such as Resident Evil and Batman. The mounting of the headset is also very efficient.
For a whole cinematic experience, you can try out the “Cinematic Mode” of the VR headset, especially if you are watching a 3D movie. The whole package on Amazon comes with a golf bundle to create an engaging experience while you play on your PS4.
|Dimensions||1 x 2 x 1 inches|
|What’s in the box||VR headset, PlayStation VR Demo Disc, Stereo headphones, AC power cord, AC adaptor|
|Battery||2 D batteries|
|Product Weight||3542 Grams|
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HTC VIVE Pro
Price: $986 | ₹74,814
The HTC VIVE Pro can be connected to your PC or laptop and it is one of the most customisable VR headsets available out there featuring almost 380 different games. You can choose to go completely wireless on this one courtesy of the TP Cast accessory.
One of the most exciting features of the HTC VIVE Pro is the built-in pass-through camera which allows you to keep an eye on your surrounding while you are playing on the headset. This mechanism is an added safety feature to stop you from tripping over furniture.
|Specifications||HTC VIVE Pro|
|Dimensions||2 x 4 x 8 inches|
|What’s in the box||VR headset, 2 controllers, power adapter, cleaning cloth|
|Battery||4 Lithium Polymer batteries|
|Product Weight||1732 Grams|
Price: $339 | ₹30,271
The Oculus Go sports an LCD display resolution of 2560×1440 pixels which might sound quite a bit extensive for a headset, which is why the display features warm tone colours to go easy on the eyes.
For providing an engaging gaming experience Oculus offers you the feature to create Oculus Rooms where you can invite your friends to play or watch together. For all the beginners out there, investing in Oculus Go would be a great decision.
|Dimensions||8 x 8 x 4 inches|
|What’s in the box||VR headset, cleaning cloth, manual|
|Battery||1 AA battery|
|Product Weight||1229 Grams|
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HP Reverb G2
Price: $609 | ₹46,341
The headset comes with a display resolution of 2160×2160 pixels and adjustable eye lenses. For 360 degrees surround audio experience the HP Reverb G2 features speakers from Valve. The VR headset is completely compatible with Windows Mixed Reality and SteamVR.
|Specifications||HP Reverb G2|
|Dimensions||7.32 x 3.31 x 2.95 inches|
|What’s in the box||VR headset, 2 monitor controllers, 6 m headset cables for desktop and mobile PCs, 1 display port, 1 power adapter|
|Product Weight||498 Grams|
HTC Vive Cosmos Elite
Price: $922.59 | ₹69,999
The HTC Vive Cosmos Elite is the latest version available currently in the Cosmos series. The VR headset features movement tracking via SteamVR. This VR set can be easily mounted and connected to your PC for hours of immersive gaming experience. You can also experience 360-degree listening courtesy of its rich stereo audio.
|Specifications||HTC Vive Cosmos Elite|
|Dimensions||33.02 x 27.18 x 19.56 cm|
|What’s in the box||VR headset, manual, cleaning cloth|
|Product Weight||2540 Grams|
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