The Pimax Vision 8K X is the highest-end headset that Pimax offers and is best suited for extreme VR fans with an excessive budget.
The Pimax Vision 8K Plus is a high resolution VR headset that’s also light and reasonably comfortable. It's good for enthusiasts but not the average Joe.
The Oculus Quest2 VR headset has excellent performance, striking visuals and is lighter than the old version.
The HTC Vive Cosmos is a great VR headset held back by bad controller ergonomics. It's comfort and lack of base stations makes it a good upgrade from the Vive.
Welcome to the beginning of the next era of virtual reality hardware, where host devices aren’t needed, and cables are just for charging.
The Rift S isn’t a second-gen headset, but more like a do-over of the original, with improvements and compromises. If you have a headset, you can skip this one.
The Insta360 Evo 5.7K VR camera with 360-degree mono and 180-degree stereo captures clear images and video, but could use an improved stitching algorithm.
HP Reverb is the best Windows Mixed Reality headset, but that may be its biggest downfall. It's impressive, but the included controllers ruin the experience.
The Oculus Quest could be the device that turns the VR market around and attracts the masses. It’s basically a game console built into a headset, done right.
The Pimax 5K Plus VR headset isn't perfect. We wouldn’t trade it for a Vive Pro, but we'd consider it if we were upgrading from the original Vive.
HTC's Vive Wireless Adapter lets you cut the tether from your VR headset, but it doesn't always provide a smooth experience.
Pimax's 5K+ headset is the first consumer VR device with an ultrawide field of view. We strapped it on to find out if that's something you should care about.
The HP Windows Mixed Reality headset offers a handful of excellent features, but the product value is marred by a handful of poor design choices and a high asking price.
The Asus Windows Mixed Reality HMD is a nice headset with much to like. But its current price is too high considering the ample competition.
This portable VR headset is affordable and lightweight, and fits on small heads. If you're looking for one to share with your kids, this is among the best right now.
HTC's Vive Pro offers a comfy upgrade path for VR early adopters. It's the best consumer headset available. Just make sure your GPU and wallet can take the hit.
Samsung’s Odyssey HMD is the Cadillac of Windows Mixed Reality headsets. If you’re looking for a high-end MR option, this option is our favorite--even at its high price.