6points

Google Cardboard

68points

Oculus Go

Google Cardboard
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Google Cardboard vs Oculus Go

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Oculus Go

Why is Google Cardboard better than Oculus Go?

Why is Oculus Go better than Google Cardboard?

  • 21° wider field of view
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    101°vs80°
  • Tracks head movement
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  • Has a gyroscope
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  • Has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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  • Game controller included
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  • Has an accelerometer
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  • Has a display
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  • Has integrated audio
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Design

1.weight

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468g

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
2.Can be used wirelessly
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Oculus Go
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
3.adjustable IPD
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Oculus Go
Interpupillary distance (IPD) is the distance between the center of your eyes. Without adjustable IPD, the lenses of a VR headset may not line up with your pupils, which can result in eye strain and nausea.
4.battery power

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2600mAh

Battery power, or battery capacity, represents the amount of electrical energy that a battery can store. More battery power can be an indication of longer battery life.
5.has a battery level indicator
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Oculus Go
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
6.thickness

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115mm

The thickness (or depth) of the product.
7.height

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105mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product.
8.volume

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2294.25cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
9.maximum operating temperature

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The maximum temperature at which the device can perform to the optimal level.

Display & Lenses

1.screen size

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5.5"

The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
2.resolution

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2560 x 1440px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
A wider field of view assures an immersive and realistic experience.
4.refresh rate

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60Hz

The frequency at which the screen is refreshed. Higher frequency results in less flickering (less noise) and more natural movement representation in action-intense scenes.
5.Has adjustable lenses
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Oculus Go
With adjustable lenses, the device can assure a sharp and clear image for a wide range of users, including users who usually wear glasses.
6.Has a display
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Oculus Go
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
7.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
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Oculus Go
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
8.lens diameter

34mm

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Lenses with a bigger diameter offer better image quality.
9.pixel density

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5380ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.

Performance

1.CPU speed

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2 x 2.4GHz & 2 x 1.6GHz (Qualcomm Snapdragon 821 MSM8996 Pro)

The CPU speed indicates how many processing cycles per second can be executed by a CPU, considering all of its cores (processing units). It is calculated by adding the clock rates of each core or, in the case of multi-core processors employing different microarchitectures, of each group of cores.
2.RAM

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Random-access memory (RAM) is a form of volatile memory used to store working data and machine code currently in use. It is a quick-access, temporary virtual storage that can be read and changed in any order, thus enabling fast data processing.
3.internal storage

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64GB

The internal storage refers to the built-in storage space available in a device for system data, apps, and user-generated data. With a large amount of internal storage, you can save more files and apps on your device.
4.has an external memory slot
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Oculus Go
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.

Tracking

1.Tracks head movement
Google Cardboard
Oculus Go
As your head moves, the images move in real-time, assuring a realistic experience.
2.has a gyroscope
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Oculus Go
A gyroscope is a sensor that tracks the orientation of a device, more specifically by measuring the angular rotational velocity. Initially, they were built using a spinning rotor to detect changes in orientation, like twisting or rotation.
3.Has position tracking
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Oculus Go
The device can track your position in space and warn you if you are about to hit something.
4.Can track 360° head movement
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Oculus Go
The headset has multiple sensors and cameras that assure low latency tracking for 360° movements.
5.has an accelerometer
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Oculus Go
An accelerometer is a sensor used to measure the linear acceleration of a device. A common application is detecting when a device changes between vertical and horizontal positions.
6.Has gesture control
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Oculus Go
The gesture control function allows you to manipulate virtual objects.
7.tracking area

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The area of the surface that can be used for VR or AR simulations. A larger tracking area allows you more freedom of movement.
8.Has an infrared sensor
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Oculus Go
With an infrared sensor the device can detect motion by measuring the infrared (IR) light radiating from objects in its field of view.
9.Has gaze and eye tracking capabilities
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Oculus Go
The device can track the movement of your eyes and your gaze, making it easy to interact with the content.

Connectivity

1.Has USB Type-C
Google Cardboard
Oculus Go
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
2.Bluetooth version

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4.1

Bluetooth is a wireless technology standard that allows data transfers between devices placed in close proximity, using short-wavelength, ultra-high frequency radio waves. Newer versions provide faster data transfers.
3.Is compatible with Android
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Oculus Go
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
4.Is compatible with iOS
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It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.
5.DisplayPort outputs

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Allows you to connect to a display using DisplayPort.
6.mini DisplayPort outputs

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Allows you to connect to a display using mini-DisplayPort.
7.HDMI ports

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More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
8.USB version

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3

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
9.supports Wi-Fi
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Oculus Go
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.

Features

1.Game controller included
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Oculus Go
The device comes with a game controller.
2.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
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Oculus Go
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
3.Has integrated audio
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Oculus Go
Devices with integrated audio are more convenient to use, as you don't have worry about connecting headphones or microphones.
4.has stereo speakers
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Oculus Go
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
5.Has touch controllers
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Oculus Go
The device comes with handheld wireless controllers that are used for gesture control and/or movement tracking.
6.supports a remote smartphone
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Oculus Go
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
7.Has a remote control
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Oculus Go
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
8.controller weight

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A lighter controller puts less strain on the hands while playing.
9.number of microphones

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2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Miscellaneous

1.RAM speed

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It can support faster memory, which will give quicker system performance.
2.maximum memory amount

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The maximum amount of memory (RAM) supported.
3.has 5G support
Google Cardboard
The fifth-generation wireless technology delivers higher speeds and lower latency than the previous, fourth-generation tech.
Error-correcting code memory can detect and correct data corruption. It is used when is it essential to avoid corruption, such as scientific computing or when running a server.
5.download speed

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The download speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can access online content.
6.upload speed

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The upload speed is a measurement of the internet connection bandwidth, representing the maximum data transfer rate at which a device can send information to a server or another device.
7.memory channels

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More memory channels increases the speed of data transfer between the memory and the CPU.
8.OpenGL ES version

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OpenGL ES is used for games on mobile devices such as smartphones. Newer versions support better graphics.
9.OpenCL version

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Some apps use OpenCL to apply the power of the graphics processing unit (GPU) for non-graphical computing. Newer versions introduce more functionality and better performance.

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