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The best VR headsets to buy 2021: Top virtual reality gear

Pocket-lint Logo By pocket-lint.com of Pocket-lint | Slide 1 of 9: The idea of virtual reality or VR isn't new, of course. It's been circulating in the tech space for what feels like ages. But, recently, the technology has broken through some long-standing barriers.In recent years, these VR headsets have become more and more accessible both in terms of price and usability. It might have started with devices like Google's Cardboard opening the door for anyone with a smartphone, but even the high-end headsets are now easier to use and more appealing too. Modern gaming machines are also more capable and can help deliver lifelike virtual environments in the comfort of your home and this makes it a much more exciting time for VR.We've listed some of the top VR systems available for you, below. 

The best VR headsets

The idea of virtual reality or VR isn't new, of course. It's been circulating in the tech space for what feels like ages. But, recently, the technology has broken through some long-standing barriers.

In recent years, these VR headsets have become more and more accessible both in terms of price and usability. It might have started with devices like Google's Cardboard opening the door for anyone with a smartphone, but even the high-end headsets are now easier to use and more appealing too. 

Modern gaming machines are also more capable and can help deliver lifelike virtual environments in the comfort of your home and this makes it a much more exciting time for VR.

We've listed some of the top VR systems available for you, below. 

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