67points
71points

Oculus Go

100points
100points

Oculus Quest 2

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Cost-effectiveness winner
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Oculus Go vs Oculus Quest 2

Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2

Why is Oculus Go better than Oculus Quest 2?

  • 1° wider field of view
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    101°vs100°
  • 35g lighter
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    468gvs503g
  • Supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • 17.58% less body volume
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    2294.25cm³vs2783.4525cm³
  • 27.5mm thinner
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    115mmvs142.5mm
  • Has integrated graphics
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  • Supports 64-bit
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Why is Oculus Quest 2 better than Oculus Go?

  • 1.91x higher resolution
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    3664 x 1920pxvs2560 x 1440px
  • 2x higher refresh rate
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    120Hzvs60Hz
  • Has adjustable lenses
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  • Can track 360° head movement
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  • Has position tracking
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  • Has gesture control
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  • Adjustable IPD
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  • 0.2 newer USB version
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    3.2vs3

Price comparison

Oculus Go

ProductStorePrice
Oculus Go AmazonOculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Hea...Oculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Headset - 64GB
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$464.71

Oculus Quest 2

ProductStorePrice
Oculus Quest 2 AmazonOculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headse...Oculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headset – 128GB
Amazon logo
$665.99
Oculus Quest 2 AmazonOculus Quest 2 — Advanced All-in-One Vir...Oculus Quest 2 — Advanced All-in-One Virtual Reality Headset — 64 GB (UK Model)
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$349.00

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Design

1.Can be used wirelessly
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
2.adjustable IPD
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
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.
3.battery power

2600mAh

10000mAh

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.
4.weight

468g

503g

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.
5.volume

2294.25cm³

2783.45cm³

Volume is the quantity of three-dimensional space enclosed by the product's chassis or, in simpler terms, the space the product occupies.
6.thickness

115mm

142.5mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
7.height

105mm

102mm

The height represents the vertical dimension of the product. We consider a smaller height better because it assures easy maneuverability.
8.width

190mm

191.5mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
9.has a battery level indicator
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.

Display & Lenses

1.resolution

2560 x 1440px

3664 x 1920px

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.
2.field of view

101°

100°

A wider field of view assures an immersive and realistic experience.
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.
4.Has adjustable lenses
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
With adjustable lenses, the device can assure a sharp and clear image for a wide range of users, including users who usually wear glasses.
5.Has a display
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
6.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
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.

Performance

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.

Tracking

1.Tracks head movement
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
As your head moves, the images move in real-time, assuring a realistic experience.
2.has a gyroscope
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
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.Can track 360° head movement
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
The headset has multiple sensors and cameras that assure low latency tracking for 360° movements.
4.Has position tracking
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
The device can track your position in space and warn you if you are about to hit something.
5.has an accelerometer
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
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
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
The gesture control function allows you to manipulate virtual objects.
7.Has an infrared sensor
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
With an infrared sensor the device can detect motion by measuring the infrared (IR) light radiating from objects in its field of view.
8.has a compass
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
A compass is useful for gaming, maps, and navigation software.

Connectivity

Newer USB versions are faster and have better power management.
2.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
3.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
4.supports Wi-Fi
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
5.Has USB Type-C
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
The USB Type-C features reversible plug orientation and cable direction.
6.Is compatible with Android
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
It is compatible with a range of Android devices such as smartphones and tablets.
7.Is compatible with iOS
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Oculus Quest 2
It is compatible with a range of iOS devices such as iPhones, iPads and the iPod Touch.

Features

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.Game controller included
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
The device comes with a game controller.
3.Has integrated audio
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
Devices with integrated audio are more convenient to use, as you don't have worry about connecting headphones or microphones.
4.has stereo speakers
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
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
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
The device comes with handheld wireless controllers that are used for gesture control and/or movement tracking.
6.Has a remote control
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
A remote control allows you to control the device remotely. The remote control can be included or optional.
More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
8.has voice commands
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.
9.supports a remote smartphone
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.

Miscellaneous

1.Supports 3D audio
Oculus Go
Oculus Quest 2
3D audio provides a more immersive soundscape than traditional surround sound technologies, allowing you to pinpoint the exact direction that sounds are coming from.
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.
With integrated graphics you don’t need to buy a separate graphics card.
A 32-bit operating system can only support up to 4GB of RAM. 64-bit allows more than 4GB, giving increased performance. It also allows you to run 64-bit apps.
Using big.LITTLE technology, a chip can switch between two sets of processor cores to maximize performance and battery life. For example, when playing a game the more powerful cores will be used to increase performance, whereas checking email will use the less powerful cores to maximize battery life.
The system on a chip (SoC) has an integrated LTE cellular chip. LTE is capable of downloading at faster speeds than older, 3G technology.
8.Has NX bit
Oculus Quest 2
NX bit helps protect the computer from malicious attacks.
A technology integrated into the processor to secure the device for use with features such as mobile payments and streaming video using digital rights management (DRM).

Price comparison

Oculus Go

ProductStorePrice
Oculus Go AmazonOculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Hea...Oculus Go Standalone Virtual Reality Headset - 64GB
Amazon logo
$464.71

Oculus Quest 2

ProductStorePrice
Oculus Quest 2 AmazonOculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headse...Oculus Quest All-in-one VR Gaming Headset – 128GB
Amazon logo
$665.99
Oculus Quest 2 AmazonOculus Quest 2 — Advanced All-in-One Vir...Oculus Quest 2 — Advanced All-in-One Virtual Reality Headset — 64 GB (UK Model)
Amazon logo
$349.00

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