Quick Reference: Kinect 1 vs Kinect 2

 

This information is preliminary as Kinect for Windows SDK 2.0 has not been released in final form and some of this may change.  Some things, such as no tilt motor and supported USB standards, are probably impossible to change.

Feature Kinect for Windows 1 Kinect for Windows 2
Color Camera 640 x 480 @30 fps 1920 x 1080 @30 fps
Depth Camera 320 x 240 512 x 424
Max Depth Distance ~4.5 M 8 M
Min Depth Distance 40 cm in near mode 50 cm
Depth Horizontal Field of View 57 degrees 70 degrees
Depth Vertical Field of View 43 degrees 60 degrees
Tilt Motor yes no
Skeleton Joints Defined 20 joints 25 joints
Full Skeletons Tracked 2 6
USB Standard 2.0 3.0
Supported OS Win 7, Win 8 Win 8
Price $249 $199

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