When you compare the Samsung Odyssey to the HP Reverb G2 you can see which VR Headset is better. Let's take a look of the comparison, and see which model of VR Headset out ontop.
The Samsung Odyssey and HP Reverb G2 are two top-of-the-line virtual reality headsets. Both headsets offer an immersive experience with superb visuals, sound, and tracking capabilities. When it comes to specs, the Samsung Odyssey has a 110° field of view, 1440 × 1600 px resolution, Intel Core i5 processor requirement, Nvidia GTX1050 graphics requirement and Microsoft Windows operating system compatibility. On the other hand, the HP Reverb G2 has a 114° field of view, 2160 x 2160 px resolution, Intel Core i5/i7/Xeon E3 processor requirement or AMD Ryzen 5 equivalent or better processor requirement depending on usage model (workstation vs gaming), Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 or AMD Radeon RX 5700/ Professional Workstation: Nvidia Quadro P5200 or AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200 graphics requirements and Microsoft Windows operating system compatibility.
In terms of room scale tracking capabilities both headsets offer 360 tracking which provides a realistic immersion experience that is hard to match in any other headset currently available on the market. As for refresh rate both models feature 90Hz refresh rates for smooth video playback making your VR world feel alive as if you were actually there.
Both devices have pros and cons worth considering before making your purchase decision. The Samsung Odyssey offers lower minimum specs than its HP Reverb G2 counterpart however its image clarity is slightly inferior since it features lower resolution than the HP Reverb G2 headset while having only minor differences in field of view between each device. This could be overlooked by some people due to cost savings when opting for the Samsung Odyssey over the HP Reverb G2 headset - however this must also be balanced against what one is looking to get out of their VR headset experience such as higher levels of comfort during longer play sessions and more immersive experiences in general.
Finally comes my personal opinion about which I prefer: Although I found both headsets very enjoyable during my time using them I preferred the HP Reverb G2 over the Samsung Odyssey due to its higher resolution which resulted in an even sharper image quality that provided an even more immersive experience when playing games as well as watching videos or exploring 3D worlds within my virtual reality environment - something which was not possible with the slightly less sharp visuals from the Samsung Odyssey headset despite its improved minimum specs compared to those offered by HP's product line up..
|Samsung Odyssey||HP Reverb G2|
|Model Name||Odyssey||Reverb G2|
|Country of Origin||South Korea||United States|
|Category||PC VR||Mixed Reality|
|Battery Life||4 h|
|Field of View||110°||114°|
|Resolution||1440 × 1600 px (per eye)||2160 x 2160 px|
|Refresh Rate||90 Hz||90 Hz|
|Min. CPU Required||Intel Core i5||Intel Core i5, i7 or Intel Xeon E3-1240 v5, equivalent or better. AMD Ryzen 5 equivalent or better|
|Min. Graphics Required||Nvidia GTX1050||Nvidia GeForce GTX 1080 or AMD Radeon RX 5700 or Professional Workstation: Nvidia Quadro P5200 or AMD Radeon Pro WX 8200|
|Min. RAM Required||8 GB||8 GB|
|Operating Systems||Microsoft Windows||Microsoft Windows|
|Weight||645 g||550 g|
|Dimensions||202 × 132 × 111 mm||186 x 75 x 84 mm|
|Usable with Glasses?||YES|
|Built in Headphones?||YES||YES|
|Built in Microphone?||YES|
|Lens to Eye Adjustment?||YES||YES|
|Mini Display Port?||No||YES|