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Varjo XR-3

Varjo XR-3

Per-eye resolution
Horizontal FoV
PC Powered
Varjo XR-3
Manufacturer Varjo
Device Type PC powered
Platform SteamVR
Announced 2020-12-01
Release Date 2021-01-01
Retail Price $5495 headset only
Display Type 2 x LCD*
*Peripheral displays. Focal area: uOLED displays.
Subpixel Layout RGB Stripe
Resolution (per eye) 2880x2720*
*Peripheral displays. Focal displays: 1920x1920
Refresh Rate 90 Hz
Field of View 115° horizontal, 90° vertical, 146° diagonal*
*Peripheral displays. Focal displays: 27°
Passthrough Passthrough via tracking cameras
IPD Range 59-71 mm hardware adjustable
(excluding headstrap)
Weight 594 g without headstrap
980 g with headstrap
Material Plastic, foam facial interface
Headstrap Hard padded retractable halo strap
Colors Black
Tracking Type 6 DoF Inside-out via 2 integrated cameras*
Includes LiDAR sensor
Base Stations No
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-3 is a virtual reality headset manufactured by Varjo. It was released in January 2021, following an announcement in December 2020. It is the company's fifth VR headset release.

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

- This headset is heavy. 980 g

- This headset has a high per-eye resolution. 2880x2720

- This headset has a high horizontal field of view. 115°

- This headset does not require external base stations.

- This headset is sold without controllers.

The headset features Varjo's Bionic Display technology, in which a fixed central area of the wearer's vision is occupied by a high PPD display, and a lower PPD display is used to cover a wearer's peripheral vision.