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Oculus Rift S

alaTest has collected and analyzed 16 reviews of Oculus Rift S. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.0/5 for other Headphones for all reviews. Comments about the reliability and comfort are overall positive. The size and portability also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the design, while some have doubts about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headphones the Oculus Rift S is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 95/100 = Excellent quality.

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Expert review by : Jake Tucker (

Oculus Rift S Review | Trusted Reviews


Oculus Rift S has evolutionary improvements so drastic it's going to consign the original Rift to the history books, or more likely, the bin.

If the Oculus Rift S is an evolution over what has come before it, at this point it looks set to become VR's apex predator. This is one to watch.

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Adrian Willings (

Oculus Rift S review: It's not wire-free but it's still marvellous


It's not quite 'Rift 2', but the second-gen VR headset means fewer wires, more comfort, all while removing the need for separate sensor stations. Ace!

Improved visuals ; Enhanced comfort and usability ; A simplified system that's far less hassle ; Cross-play support and plenty of content ; Room for spectacles

Still the same price as before ; Only has a 3.5mm headphone jack (not USB) for personal headset ; We had some rare motion sickness experiences

The Oculus Rift S brings some welcome enhancements to the already brilliant VR system from Oculus, making for a freer experience with fewer cables. There's plenty to enjoy with this new headset, too, with the lack of true wireless and no USB-C...

May, 2019

Expert review by : Nick Pino (

Hands on: Hands on: Oculus Rift S review


The Rift's replacement is a step in the right direction for VR

No external tracking stations ; Improved visuals ; Backwards compatible

Reduced refresh rate ; Released near Quest ; Back to the wires...

As a replacement for the aging Oculus Rift, the Rift S is a step in the right direction. It ups the resolution, drops the external trackers, simplifies the setup process, and stays capable of playing all your old games. It’s a better headset in all but...

Mar, 2019

Expert review by : Will Georgiadis (

Oculus Rift S review: A half-step in the right direction


Oculus' latest VR headset is a suitable successor to the original Rift, even if it does feature some maddening design choices

No external sensors required ; Refreshingly easy to use ; Not ludicrously expensive

Speakers aren't good enough ; No IPD slider

Then again, the Rift was in dire need of a refresh, and Oculus has been very careful not to name this headset the Rift 2. It’s the Oculus Rift S, and like most tech products ending in ‘S’, it’s a solid half-step in the right direction.

Jul, 2019

Expert review by : Will Georgiadis (

Oculus Rift S revealed at GDC 2019


The Oculus Rift S promises improved resolutions, easier setup and maximum comfort

In tandem with improved real-world tracking, Oculus has announced a new Passthrough Plus feature that allows users to see the environment around them through the headset with low latency. This means you won’t need to remove the headset to take a brief...

Apr, 2019

Expert review by : Sean Bradley (

Oculus Rift S


The Oculus Rift S will be the replacement for the Oculus Rift but what exactly are the differences and could it still be worth buying a standard Oculus Rift?

Expert review by : Brad Linder (

Oculus Rift S VR headset up for pre-order for $399 (ships in late May)


jThe is a virtual reality headset with a higher-resolution display than the original Oculus Rift, support for inside-out position tracking (so you don't need to place sensors around the room), and a more comfortable design.

The new headset works with Oculus Touch wireless motion controllers and it’s designed to connect to a PC with a relatively decent processor and NVIDIA GTX 960 or AMD Radeon R9 290 or better graphics.

Apr, 2019

Expert review by (

Oculus Rift S Hands-on: A Subtle But Sweet Refresh


Oculus Rift S upgrades Oculus' flagship PC virtual reality headset with better resolution, improved room tracking and a passthrough camera for seeing your surroundings.

Consumer review (

Well made, great features, easy to use


I bought this a couple of days ago due to my boyfriend who wanted this, I'm not a gamer myself but having used it a couple of times I feel it is for everybody; we even had his parents have a go who thought it was amazing

Sep, 2019

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Oculus Rift S


Hello I've been in Oculus rift owner since Dev Kit2. The new Oculus rift S is what the CV1 should have been The graphics Quality from the new screen is much clearer "You can now read text", God rays are almost gone in fact hardly noticeable. The new...

Aug, 2019

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