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|Device Type||Console powered|
|Retail Price||$299 with controllers, base stations|
|Display Type||Single OLED|
|Subpixel Layout||RGB stripe|
|Resolution (per eye)||960x1080|
|Refresh Rate||120 Hz|
|Field of View||96° horizontal, 111° vertical, 147° diagonal|
|IPD Range||58-70 mm software adjustable|
|Weight||600 g with headstrap|
|Material||Plastic, foam facial interface|
|Headstrap||Padded retractable halo strap|
|Tracking Type||6 DoF Outside-in|
|Base Stations||1 x PlayStation Camera|
|Controllers||2 x PlayStation Move Controller (6 DoF)|
|Input Methods||Face buttons, shoulder button, index trigger|
|Battery Life||10 hours|
|Speakers||Integrated stereo speakers|
|3.5mm Audio Jack||
Attached to cable
|Video Connection||HDMI, USB 3.0|
The PlayStation VR is a virtual reality headset manufactured by Sony. It was released in October 2016, following an announcement in September 2015. It is the company's first VR headset release.
- This headset requires a connection to a console in order to be used.
- This headset has a low per-eye resolution. 960x1080
- This headset has a high refresh rate. 120 Hz
- This headset uses outside-in tracking that requires external base stations for full tracking capability.
- This headset can be purchased with two 6DoF controllers.
PlayStation VR is the first VR headset to be released by Sony, and the first VR headset to be powered by a video game console. The headset was released as a peripheral for the PlayStation 4, and uses a pair of updated PlayStation Move controllers (originally used for the PS3) as its input mechanism.
As of 2020, Playstation VR was the best-selling VR headset released up to that date, with over 5 million units sold.