Comfort and adjustability are keywords when talking about the new VR headset HP Reverb G2. If You've experienced chafing of unnecessary pressure on your head before with VR equipment, then you will definitely feel the difference with this product. The HP Reverb G2 can be adjusted to your head. It also gives you more freedom to move around, with built-in sensors to give you a smoother motion in the game. The 4 cameras on the headset give you better accuracy, and it's perfect for those who need to improve their aim in the game. The DecaGear 1 is one of the few VR headsets that compete with these specs. But would you rather wait for a startup that might never release?
Games and Features – The HP Reverb G2 takes steam games to new levels. With higher accuracy and movability, this certainly will give you an edge over the competition. The hand controller has an easy set up with large buttons, which makes it easy to find your way around as you play. Whether you're into first person shooter games or action and adventure, you're well equipped to handle even the toughest games on the market today.
Graphics and Processor – To get the best experience with HP Reverb G2, you will need to have compatible hardware that can ensure smooth gameplay. Of course, most computer gamers have already got this in check. You need at least an NVIDIA GTX 1080/ RTX 260, GeForce RTX 2080, AMD Radeon RX 5700 or above graphics card. The processor power you need is at least Intel Core i5, AMD Ryzen 5 or equivalent capacity. 8GB is essential for any gaming experience today, preferably up to 32 GB for the most advanced games. HP Reverb G2 runs on a 90Hz frequency, which means that you will get the absolute best performance in movement and frame rate you could imagine.
Hardware and components - HP Reverb G2 is made of durable plastic with foam inlay to give a soft and comfortable headset that is easy adjustable to your head. The sound capabilities are fantastic on this headset, with headphones that give you the extra excitement and thrill of the game. The hand controller is completely redesigned stripping away all unnecessary buttons and functions to improve gameplay. Sometimes simple is better, and that's exactly what HP had in mind when they design the new hand controller. The cameras on HP Reverb G2 have a resolution of 2160x2160 per eye, and the adjustable LCD screen is 2.89 inches with a mura-free experience. This means that you won't notice the edges of the image, and will get a perfect total surrounding feeling totally emerged in the game.
Extras and Prices – HP Reverb G2 is an all in one package that doesn't need a lot of upgrades for advanced gamers out there. The $599 price tag gives you everything you need out of the box, and can handle any game you put in front of it. The only thing you need to ensure is that your computer is compatible with the games you play, the headset will manage on it's own. With high resolution on the best frame rate possible in today's technology, this is one of the most advanced VR headsets out there.
Conclusion – The collaboration with Microsoft in making the best VR headset for Windows Mixed Reality and SteamVR has certainly paid off. But, for those of you who also want to use it with your phone on simple VR games, this is not the headset for you.
It's par or above all the rest when it comes to frame rate and sound quality, and the $599 price tag is definitively not too high for everything that's included in this superb VR package. Not to mention the comfortable straps that adjusts to your head, and the simple to use hand controller that makes any gaming experience optimal.
One of the most comfortable and capable VR headsets out there. Perfect for Windows Mixed Reality and SteamVR gamers out there.