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Basic specs Price: $ 499427 €382 £56,395 ¥
Metascore
Manufacturer Samsung
Category Tethered VR
Requirement PC
Resolution 1440 × 1600 px (per eye)
Field of view (FOV) 110°
Release date 2017
Country South Korea
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Samsung Odyssey review

The Samsung Odyssey is a PC VR headset made by Samsung, a world-famous technology manufacturer from South Korea.

This tethered HMD was developed in collaboration with Microsoft, therefore, it runs on the Windows Mixed Reality platform.

Samsung’s Odyssey VR headset does not require any external sensors. Indeed, it boasts inside-out positional tracking.

Samsung Odyssey main features

  • Quick and easy setup: users can start using their headset in less than 10 minutes.
  • AKG 360° spatial sound: for an immersive gaming experience.
  • Array MICs: two noise-reducing microphones enable real-time chat between different users. It is also possible to use Cortana.
  • IPD control wheel: so that users can adjust the display according to their pupil distance.

Samsung Odyssey price

The Odyssey HMD by Samsung is available at the manufacturer price of $499 (see on Amazon).

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General

Model Odyssey
Manufacturer Samsung
Metascore
Price $ 499427 €382 £56,395 ¥
Release date 2017
Country South Korea
Status Available
Category Tethered VR
Requirement PC
Content platform SteamVR, Microsoft Windows

Display

Display type AMOLED
Resolution 1440 × 1600 px (per eye)
Refresh rate 90 Hz
Field of view (FOV) 110°
Field of view (vertical)

VR/AR Experience

Room scale Yes
360° tracking Yes
Positional tracking Yes
Built-in front camera No
Eye tracking No
Hand tracking No
Proximity sensor No
3D scanning No

Features

Usable with glasses Yes
Cooling system No
Built-in headphones Yes
Built-in microphone Yes

Controllers

Optional controller HMD Odyssey Controllers
Compatible with third-party controllers No

Compatibility

Min CPU (Processor) Intel Core i5
Min GPU (Graphic Processor) Nvidia GTX1050
Min RAM (Memory) 8 GB
OS Microsoft Windows
Screen size (mobile)
OS (mobile)

Hardware

Weight 645 g22.75 oz
Dimensions 202 × 132 × 111 mm7.95 × 5.2 × 4.37 in
Battery life
Fit Size-range adjuster
Build materials
IPD adjustment Yes
Lens-to-eye adjustment No

Connectivity

USB Yes
Micro USB No
DisplayPort Yes
mini DisplayPort No
HDMI Yes
Micro SD Card No
Bluetooth Yes
Wifi No

Samsung Odyssey tests and ratings

VR Kommando
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Tyriel Wood
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Metascore
3.9 / 5