PlayStation VR Official Tech Specs Revealed by Sony

September 15, 2015 Written by Alex Co

playstationvr_1

In possibly one of the biggest news in today’s Sony TGS 2015 press conference, Sony ditched the Project Morpheus name for its virtual reality device in favor of its official name, PlayStation VR.

Aside from the name change, Sony has now unveiled the official tech specs of the device as well via a press release:

Main specifications of PlayStation®VR

Product name

PlayStation®VR

Component

Processor unit, VR headset

Display Method

OLED

Panel Size

5.7 inches

Panel Resolution

1920×RGB×1080  (960×RGB×1080 per eye)

Refresh rate

120Hz, 90Hz

Field of View

Approximately 100 degrees

Sensors

Accelerometer, Gyroscope

Connection interface

HDMI + USB

Function

3D audio, Social Screen

Important to note that Sony says “Specifications and designs are those of the prototype and are subject to change.”

In addition to that, Masayasu Ito, EVP, Division President of PS Product Business and VP, Software Design Division had this to say:

The name ‘PlayStation VR’ not only directly expresses an entirely new experience from PlayStation that allows players to feel as if they are physically inside the virtual world of a game, but it also reflects our hopes that we want our users to feel a sense of familiarity as they enjoy this amazing experience…e will continue to refine the hardware from various aspects, while working alongside 3rd party developers and publishers and SCE Worldwide Studios, in order to bring content that deliver exciting experiences only made possible with VR.

playstationvr_2

Finally, the official logo of PlayStation VR can be seen above as well.

Do you prefer Project Morpheus to PlayStation VR? What do you think of its tech specs so far?

 Essential Reading: