Projected virtual reality headsets unit sales worldwide in 2016 (in million), by device

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Unit sales in millions
Samsung Gear VR5
Oculus Rift3.6
HTC Vive2.1
Sony Morpheus1.4

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The statistic shows forecast unit sales of virtual reality headsets in 2016 by product. It was predicted that in 2016 around 3.6 million units of the Oculus Rift would be sold compared to an estimated 5 million units of the Samsung Gear VR. The virtual reality market was estimated to be worth some 2.5 billion U.S. dollars in 2016, and is expected to grow to 21.5 billion by the year 2020.
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May 2015
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