Today, Oculus opened up preorders for the Oculus Rift S, the latest headset from the popular manufacturer. While this new device is quite similar to the last model, it still offers a number of improvements which give it an edge. You can check out the complete specifications below.

Keep in mind that unlike the Oculus Quest, the Oculus Rift S need a somewhat powerful computer to attach to. It's not a standalone device like the Oculus Quest.

Feature Description
Display resolution 2,560 x 1,440
Refresh rate 80 Hz
IPD Software
Audio Integrated
3.5 mm jack
Tracking Oculus Insight
5 sensors
Degrees of freedom (DoF) 6 DoF
Controllers Updated Touch
PC requirements Same as Rift CV1
Cable 5 meters
DisplayPort 1.2
USB-A 3.0
Price $399
Release date May 21

In our preview, we wrote, "Oculus has delivered an entirely new hardware tracking system without sacrificing any quality or performance, and that's an amazing technical accomplishment. It may give people who currently own and love their existing Oculus Rift reason to pause before upgrading if they're already super happy with what they have, but everyone else is going to be delighted by this new model. And at $399, this whole package is a steal."

Are you interested in the Oculus Rift S? Let us know. The standalone Oculus Quest is also available for preorder on Amazon, starting at $399.

PC-powered VR

Oculus Rift S

The next evolution of the Rift brings improved lenses, a display with a higher pixel count than the original, and a redesigned head strap and tracking system, but you're still tethered to a PC.

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