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Varjo XR-1

Varjo XR-1

Per-eye resolution
Horizontal FoV
PC Powered
Varjo XR-1
Manufacturer Varjo
Device Type PC powered
Platform SteamVR
Announced 2019-12-03
Release Date 2019-12-03
Retail Price $11995 headset only
Display Type 2 x AMOLED*
Peripheral displays. Focal area: uOLED displays.
Subpixel Layout Pentile
Resolution (per eye) 1440x1600*
Peripheral displays. Focal displays: 1920x1080
Refresh Rate 90 Hz*
Peripheral displays. Focal displays: 60 Hz
Field of View 87° horizontal, 87° vertical, 123° diagonal
IPD Range 61-73 mm software adjustable
(excluding headstrap)
Weight 605 g with headstrap
Material Plastic, foam facial interface
Headstrap Hard padded retractable strap
Colors Black
Tracking Type 6 DoF Inside-out (marker based)
Base Stations 2 x SteamVR 2.0
Eye Tracking Yes
Face Tracking No
Hand Tracking Yes
Body Tracking No
Speakers No
Microphone No
3.5mm Audio Jack Yes
Ports No
Video Connection DisplayPort, USB-C
WiFi No
Bluetooth No
Other No


The Varjo XR-1 is a virtual reality headset manufactured by Varjo. It was released in December 2019, following an announcement in December the same year. It is the company's fourth VR headset release.

- This headset is discontinued.

- This headset requires a connection to a PC in order to be used.

- This headset has a low horizontal field of view. 87°

- This headset uses marker-based tracking that requires external base stations for full tracking capability.

- This headset is sold without controllers.

The Varjo XR-1 is fitted with two 12 megapixel front-facing cameras, designed to be used in high-quality mixed reality experiences.