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Oculus Rift S

Oculus Rift S

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Oculus Rift S Review: You call this an upgrade?

Oculus Rift S Review: You call this an upgrade?

Posted   05.03.19
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80 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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The Rift S isn’t a huge upgrade over the original Rift, but it brings Oculus’ desktop VR into the modern era. Its built-in tracking works well, and the displays look much better than before. But if you were expecting something truly next-generation from Oculus, you’re better off looking at the Quest.

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Pros
  • Built in tracking works well
  • Sharper resolution than the Rift
  • Halo headstrap is comfortable and secure
  • Great motion controllers
Cons
  • Not a significant upgrade over the Rift overall
  • Design and build quality is noticeably worse than Rift and Quest
  • Quest has higher resolution displays

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80 Engadget Score
There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
80

There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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