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Oculus Rift

Oculus Rift
alaScore 95

70 reviews

Mar, 2017

alaTest has collected and analyzed 70 reviews of Oculus Rift. The average rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Oculus Rift is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 user reviews of Oculus Rift from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 3.8/5 for other products in the same category on

77% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

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Mar, 2017

Expert review by: Rik Henderson (

Oculus Rift review: The VR revolution begins here


Our first dalliances with virtual reality (VR) were with Virtuality, a system created by W. Industries back in the early 90s, and it blew our minds at the time.

Amazing portal into all-new worlds, light and comfortable, easy to set-up with just one sensor, comes with an Xbox One controller, screen resolution and refresh rate is high, headphones built-in

Prone to screen burn if left near sunlight, requires a beefy PC, some games can make you feel nauseous

The Oculus Rift is the reason why Facebook bought the VR hardware company and it's easy to see why. But these are still early days for the technology - and while 2016 looked poised to be the year of VR, there's a whole lot more yet to come.

Sep, 2016

Expert review by: Elyse Betters (

Oculus Rift and Oculus Touch eyes-on: The VR future has arrived - Pocket-lint


Oculus VR has just unveiled the final design for its consumer model Oculus Rift. While showing off the new virtual reality headset in San Francisco, the

Jun, 2015

Expert review by: (

Oculus Rift with Oculus Touch review: new motion controllers finally make Oculus the King of VR


Vive-style 3D controls, with easier setup, at a slightly lower price? Now we're talking…

Plenty of games ; Now has motion controllers ; Cheaper and simpler to setup than Vive

You’ll need a powerhouse PC ; Not as comfortable as Vive ; Controllers arguably more complex than they need to be

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Oculus Rift preview


Oculus Rift is the first truly convincing virtual reality headset

Immersive hardware ; Comfortable to wear ; Range of accessory kits

Motion sickness ; No consumer model yet ; PC-only

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Oculus Rift 2 review: Hands-on


T3 got a preview of the new Oculus Rift DK2 VR headset

Expert review by: Alastair Stevenson (

Oculus Rift


When the Oculus Rift first launched, it fell behind the HTC Vive for two crucial reasons: there were no motion controls and it couldn't handle room scaling.

The Oculus Rift is a triumph for every tech head – this isn’t just a step towards the future, it is an almighty leap. It's by no means perfect, but it's already fulfilling a healthy fraction of its ultimate potential.

Jan, 2017

Expert review by: Sam Loveridge (

Oculus Rift review: How does the Rift compare to the HTC Vive?


Time to strap on Facebook's new toy.

Excellent selection of games ; Easy to set up ; Comfortable ; More affordable than the HTC Vive

Needs the Oculus Touch controllers soon ; Difficult to use if you wear glasses ; We miss room-scale VROCULUS RIFT DESIGN AND SETUP: IS IT COMFY ; Pin

May, 2016

Expert review by: Jon Martindale (

Oculus Rift virtual reality headset full review


After many years of talking, speculating and trialing pre-release hardware, we finally have our hands on the first consumer grade virtual reality headset in the world: the Oculus Rift CV1. Packing a pair of 1,080 x 1,200 pixel OLED displays behind a...

The fit is excellent and the weight distribution is near-perfect.

Fabric wearing is a concern.


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Oculus Rift


We have been waiting for Oculus Rift since 2012, ever since Oculus VR launched their original Kickstarter campaign. Back then, it was a new and unexpected product category that emerged seemingly out of the blue. Not long after, the company was acquired...

High quality & design ; Excellent sound ; Very comfortable, great ergonomics ; User-friendly ; Acceptable picture quality ; Decent games selection

User interface too light ; Halo effect ; Resolution ; Price ; No Oculus Touch

Oculus VR has created the product that it promised. The technology is polished and ergonomics are good enough for everyone to enjoy VR. It has markedly reduced issues with resolution, the "screen door" effect, cumbersome installation, and simulator...

Expert review by: Scott Stein (

Oculus Rift review:


Hey -- it's my hands.

The Oculus Touch controllers add impressive finger and hand movement, plus physical buttons for traditional games. The Rift headset is well designed and compact. A strong collection of software offers many apps to explore.

The motion tracking lacks the HTC Vive's full-room scale. It takes a while to adjust to the controls. Total cost of headset plus controllers is expensive -- and that doesn't include the pricey gaming PC you need, too.

The Oculus Rift now offers a great combination of controls and apps for next-level VR and some room tracking, but it offers a less expansive experience than the Vive.

Dec, 2016

Product Specifications


Adjustable straps: Yes
Colour of product:Black
Construction type:Dedicated display
Recommended gender:Boy/Girl
Type:Dedicated head mounted display

Ports & interfaces

Card reader integrated: No