Though the concept of Virtual Reality or VR has existed for years now but here comes the time when common man can finally think of using this technology, which can make a great difference to their lives when it comes to experiencing the virtual world. Some of the top technology firms have been working vigorously on VR projects for the past few years in order to come up with something stunning and innovative in the field of virtual reality. Samsung, HTC, Microsoft, Sony, Facebook, Google, and Valve Corporation are some of those companies which have been taking virtual reality very seriously for the last few years.
These companies have been taking concrete steps in the field of VR such as collaborating with companies that deal with the development of virtual reality video games, acquiring VR companies and hiring experienced VR developers in order to effectively run the projects in process. Because of their extensive efforts over the years, now comes the time when the virtual reality devices developed by them are finally going to hit the markets thereby allowing consumers to choose from a wide range of options.
Because VR is a very new technology, a wide number of people are still unaware of it and its potential and probably that’s the reason they have nothing to do with the virtual reality devices we are discussing about. However, as we live in a world that is dominated by technology, it is always better to become early adopters in order to deal with the tough competition.
If you are among those people who love to adopt the technology from the very beginning, below is the list of some of the best VR headsets you can choose from depending upon your requirements. All these consumer headsets will be available to users in the market in a few months from now.
Facebook’s Oculus Rift
If you are really dying to get a stunning virtual reality headset which can swiftly transport you to a virtual world you should go ahead with Oculus Rift- a VR headset that is developed by Oculus a company owned by Facebook. This particular VR device will hit the market in April 2016. This beautiful VR headset is priced at $600 excluding the price of the PC that is required to run it. If you are really looking ahead to gaining a high-quality VR experience, Oculus Rift remains the right choice for you.
Samsung Gear VR
Samsung Gear VR is another crucial VR headset that you can think of buying. Samsung Gear VR, which was released last year is powered by Oculus technology. In order to get that accurate virtual reality experience, you need to make use of Samsung Galaxy smartphones with Gear VR. The best part of buying this particular VR headset is that it is priced at just $100, which is quite reasonable.
While mentioning about virtual reality headsets, you cannot miss mentioning HTC Vive, a VR product that is largely developed by Valve in collaboration with HTC- a well known Taiwanese company. The very first orders of HTC Vive will be shipped in the month of April. This particular VR headset is expected to cost you around $800, which is a little expensive when compared to its competitors.
Sony PlayStation VR
The other important option in front of you is Sony PlayStation or PS VR – a virtual reality headset offered by Sony. PlayStation which is scheduled to be launched in October 2016, is priced at $400.
Depending upon your budget you can opt for any of the above mentioned VR headsets.