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HyperX Unveils World’s First 300-Hour Wireless Gaming Headset at CES 2022

HyperX CES Line-up Showcases New Wireless Gaming Products Including Cloud Alpha Wireless Headset with Longest-Lasting Battery in the Gaming Market, HyperX Clutch Android/PC Controller and Pulsefire Haste Wireless Mouse
[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Game Developer and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource Games Press]

London (UK) – 4th January 2022HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced new additions to its award-winning gaming accessories line-up at CES 2022. Underscoring its commitment to support wireless gaming needs, the latest HyperX products include the HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless gaming headset with up to 300 hours1 of battery life, HyperX Clutch wireless gaming controller and Pulsefire Haste wireless gaming mouse. In addition to wireless peripherals, HyperX also introduced the Alloy Origins65 mechanical gaming keyboard with HyperX Red and Aqua mechanical switches, Cloud II gaming headset in a new white and pink colourway and Cloud Core headset with DTS® Headphone:X® audio.


“CES sets the tone for consumer technology in 2022 and is a great time for HyperX to share our latest innovations and demonstrate our continued dedication to bring gamers high-performance products,” said Paul Leaman, Vice President, HyperX EMEA. “As producers of professional gaming-grade accessories, HyperX is committed to outfitting the gaming and esports communities with the best products for extended gaming sessions, esports tournaments or casual gaming with friends.”


The latest HyperX line of products offers new levels of comfort, performance and control and are designed to improve the gameplay experience for gamers at all levels.
 

  • HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless Gaming Headset: Cloud Alpha Wireless offers the longest-lasting battery in a wireless gaming headset2 with up to 300 hours1 of battery life on a single charge. The headset provides an immersive audio experience with DTS® Headphone:X®3 and utilises new-and-improved, custom-designed Dual Chamber Technology and HyperX 50mm Drivers that feature a slimmer, lighter design while maintaining the sound and performance of the original wired version. Cloud Alpha Wireless provides signature HyperX comfort with soft, pliable leatherette and custom plush memory foam and a durable aluminium frame for long-lasting durability and stability. The headset features a detachable noise-cancelling mic with an LED status indicator and onboard audio controls on the ear cup.
     
  • HyperX Clutch Wireless Gaming Controller: For improved mobile gaming control, HyperX Clutch wireless controller offers a familiar controller layout and comfortable textured controller grips to enhance in-game performance. It provides wireless support for Android mobile devices via Bluetooth 4.2 or a 2.4GHz wireless receiver. A USB-C to USB-A cable is included as a wired connection to a PC for gaming, allowing users to take full advantage of gaming on the cloud via multiple devices. The Clutch wireless controller includes a detachable and adjustable mobile phone clip that expands from 41mm to 86mm and comes equipped with a built-in rechargeable battery offering up to 19 hours of battery life on a single charge.4
     
  • HyperX Pulsefire Haste Wireless Gaming Mouse: Pulsefire Haste wireless mouse utilises an ultra-light honeycomb hex shell design that offers quicker movements and increased ventilation. The mouse offers gaming-grade wireless technology with a low latency wireless connection that operates on a reliable 2.4GHz frequency and features long-lasting battery life with up to 100 hours on a single charge.5 Pulsefire Haste wireless mouse features six programmable buttons with onboard memory and uses TTC Golden micro dustproof switches rated for up to 80 million clicks. The mouse is also anti-dust and features a water-resistant IP55 rating. Built with low-friction, pure virgin-grade PTFE skates for effortless glide movement, Pulsefire Haste includes grip tape for both sides of the mouse as well as the left and right mouse buttons and includes a replacement set of PTFE skates. The mouse is customisable with HyperX NGENUITY software and allows users to personalise DPI settings, RGB lighting, button assignments, and record macros.
     
  • HyperX Alloy Origins 65 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard: Alloy Origins 65 features a space-saving 65 percent form factor with dedicated arrow keys, delete, page up, and page down keys to maximise functionality and desktop real estate for ultimate mouse movement. The keyboard features HyperX mechanical switches built for performance, longevity and is rated with an 80 million lifetime click rating per switch. The keyboard includes RGB backlit keys with an exposed LED design for brighter illumination with radiant lighting effects and five adjustable brightness levels. Origins 65 utilises premium double shot PBT keycaps with secondary key functions for long-term use and durability. HyperX NGENUITY software allows users to personalise lighting,6 Game Mode and macro settings, offering up to three profiles with onboard memory. The keyboard is available in HyperX Red linear switches or HyperX Aqua tactile switches.7 
     
  • HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset: Cloud II utilises an advanced audio control box that offers 7.1 virtual surround sound8 and features signature HyperX memory foam, premium leatherette and a durable aluminium frame to provide long-lasting durability, stability and ultimate comfort for prolonged gaming sessions. The advanced audio control box delivers 7.1 virtual surround sound with independent audio and microphone volume control. Gamers can easily toggle on 7.1 virtual surround sound with a push of a button. The headset uses specially tuned 53mm drivers that offer rich, impactful sounds with clarity and precision. Cloud II offers multi-device compatibility9 and utilises a detachable noise-cancelling mic that provides clearer voice quality, game sounds and reduced background noise. Cloud II combines a fresh new pink and white colourway with signature HyperX comfort and sound.
     
  • HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset: Cloud Core gaming headset is designed for an immersive in-game audio experience with DTS® Headphone:X®3 that offers accurate 3D audio spatialisation. Cloud Core is built with a durable aluminium frame and adjustable headband to provide long-lasting durability and utilises signature HyperX memory foam and soft leatherette to provide signature HyperX comfort. The headset includes a flexible, detachable noise-cancelling microphone that is Discord and TeamSpeak certified.


Availability

The new products will be available through the HyperX EMEA network of retail and e-tail outlets as follows:

  • Cloud Alpha Wireless Gaming Headset – pricing and expected availability in Q1 2022 in Europe at $199.99
  • HyperX Clutch Wireless Gaming Controller – pricing and expected availability in Q1 2022 at $49.99
  • Pulsefire Haste Wireless Gaming Mouse – pricing and expected availability in February at €99.99
  • Alloy Origins 65 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard – pricing and expected availability in February at €119.99
  • Cloud II Gaming Headset – pricing and expected availability in February 2022 in Europe at €99.99/£84.99
  • Cloud Core Gaming Headset – pricing and expected availability in Q1 2022 in EMEA at €79.99/£69.99


Pricing on HyperXgaming.com is subject to change without notice. Retailers’ pricing may vary.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, HyperX may experience some product and shipping delays. HyperX is taking every possible measure to work with partners to minimise the impact on its customers and ensure product availability and timely delivery.

Cloud Alpha Wireless Gaming Headset Specifications

Part Number                                       4P5D4AA

Headphone
Driver                                                  Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets
Form factor                                          Over ear, circumaural, closed back
Frequency response                              15 Hz – 21 kHz
Impedance                                           62 Ω
Sensitivity                                            103 dBSPL/mW at 1 kHz
T.H.D.                                                  ≤ 2%
Frame type                                          Aluminium
Ear cushions                                        Memory foam and premium leatherette

Microphone
Element                                              6mm Electret condenser microphone
Polar pattern                                       Bi-directional, Noise-cancelling
Frequency response                             50 Hz – 7.2 kHz
Sensitivity                                           -15 dBFS/Pa at 1 kHz

Connections and Features
Audio connection                                 Wireless USB
USB audio format                                Stereo
USB specification                                 USB 2.0
Sampling rates                                    48 kHz
Bit-Depth                                            24 bit
Included virtual surround sound            DTS Headphone:X
Audio controls                                     Onboard audio controls

Battery
Type                                                   Rechargeable lithium-polymer
Battery life                                          up to 300 hours
Charge time                                        4.5 hours

Wireless
Type                                                   2.4 GHz
Wireless range                                    Up to 20 meters10

Physical
Weight                                               322g
Weight with microphone                      335g
Cable length(s) and type(s)                 0.5m USB charge cable

HyperX Clutch Wireless Gaming Controller Specifications

Part Number                                       516L8AA

Controller Specifications
Connection type                                   2.4GHz wireless / Bluetooth / wired
Compatibility                                       Android, PC

 

Battery Specifications
Battery life                                          Up to 19 hours7
Battery capacity                                   600mAh

Physical Specifications          
Length                                                110.3mm11
Height                                                75.1mm11
Width                                                 155.6mm
Mobile clip dimensions                          41mm – 86mm
Weight (without cable)                         270g11
Cable type and length                          Detachable USB-C cable, 2.95m

HyperX Pulsefire Haste Wireless Gaming Mouse Specifications

Part Number                                        Black – 4P5D7AA

                                                           White – 4P5D8AA

Mouse Specifications
Shape                                                   Symmetrical
Sensor                                                  Pixart PAW3335
Resolution                                             Up to 16000 DPI
DPI Presets                                           400 / 800 / 1600 / 3200 DPI
Speed                                                   450 IPS
Acceleration                                           40G
Buttons                                                  6 
Left / Right Button Switches                    TTC Golden Micro Dustproof Switch
Left / Right Button Durability                   80 million clicks
Light Effects                                           Per-LED RGB lighting
Onboard Memory                                    1 profile
Connection Type                                     2.4GHz wireless / wired
Charging Type                                        Wired
Polling Rate                                            1000Hz
Skate Material                                        Virgin-grade PTFE

Battery Specifications
Battery Type                                           370mAh Li-ion polymer battery
Battery Life                                             Up to 100 hours

Physical Specifications
Length                                                   124.3mm
Height                                                    38.2mm
Width                                                     66.8mm
Weight (without cable)                             Black – 61g

                                                             White – 62g
Weight (with cable)                                 Black – 95g

                                                             White – 96g
Cable Type                                              Detachable HyperFlex USB-C Cable
Cable Length                                           1.8m

Alloy Origins 65 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard Specifications

Part Number                                        HyperX Red Switch
                                                           4P5D6AA#ABA            English (US)
                                                           4P5D6AN#UUW          Nordic
                                                           4P5D6AX#ACB Russian
                                                           Hyper X Aqua Switch
                                                           56R64AA#ABA English (US)

Keyboard Specifications
Switch                                                  HyperX Switch
Type                                                     Mechanical
Backlight                                               RGB (16,777,216 colours)
Light Effects                                          Per-key RGB lighting6 and 5 brightness levels
Onboard Memory                                   3 profiles
Polling Rate                                           1000Hz
Anti-ghosting                                         100% anti-ghosting
Rollover                                                 N-key
Media Control                                         Yes
Game Mode                                            Yes
OS compatibility                                      Windows® 10, 8.1, 8, 7

Switch Specifications
Switch                                                   HyperX Red, HyperX Aqua
Operation Style                                      Linear, Tactile
Operating Force                                     45g, 45g
Actuation Point                                      1.8 mm
Total Travel Distance                              3.8 mm
Life Span (Keystrokes)                           80 million

Keycap Specifications
Material                                                PBT12

Physical Specifications
Width                                                   315.06mm
Depth                                                   105.50mm
Height                                                  36.94mm
Weight (with cable)                               827.7g
Cable Type                                           Detachable USB-C, Braided
Cable Length                                        1.8m

Cloud Core Gaming Headset Specifications

Part Number                                       HX-HSCC-2-BK/WW (note: Already live at BBY)
4P4F2AA

Headphone
Driver                                                 Dynamic, 53mm with neodymium magnets
Form factor                                         Over ear, circumaural, closed back
Frequency response                             15 Hz – 25 kHz
Impedance                                          60 Ω
Sensitivity                                           98 dBSPL/mW at 1 kHz
T.H.D.                                                 ≤ 2%
Frame type                                         Aluminium
Ear cushions                                       Memory foam and premium leatherette

Microphone
Element                                             Electret condenser microphone
Polar pattern                                      Uni-directional, Noise-cancelling
Frequency response                            100 Hz – 12 kHz
Sensitivity                                          -42 dBV (1 V/Pa at 1 kHz)

Connections and Features
Audio connection                               Wired 3.5mm (4-pole CTIA)
Included virtual surround sound          DTS Headphone:X
Audio controls                                    In-line audio controls

Physical
Weight                                              283g
Weight with microphone                     295g

Cloud II Gaming Headset Specifications

Part Number                                    4P5E0AA

Headphone Specifications
Driver                                               Dynamic, 53mm with neodymium magnets
Form Factor                                       Over-ear, circumaural, closed-back
Frequency Response                          10Hz-23kHz
Impedance                                        60 Ω
Sensitivity                                         98dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
T.H.D                                                < 2%
Frame Type                                       Aluminium
Ear Cushions                                     Memory foam and premium leatherette

Microphone Specifications
Element                                            Electret condenser microphone
Polar Pattern                                     Uni-directional, Noise-cancelling
Frequency Response                          50Hz-7.5kHz
Sensitivity                                        -42dBV (1V/Pa at 1kHz)

Connections and Features
Audio Connection                               Condenser (back electret)
USB Audio Format                              Stereo
USB Specification                               USB 2.0
Sampling Rates                                  8kHz, 16kHz, 32kHz, 44.1kHz, 48kHz
Bit-Depth                                          16 bit
Included Virtual Surround Sound         HyperX Virtual 7.1 Surround Sound
Audio Controls                                   Audio control box

Physical Specifications
Weight                                               320g
Weight with microphone                      330g
Cable Length(s) and Type(s)                1m headset cable
USB Audio Control Mixer Weight           71g
USB Audio Control Mixer Cable Length  2m

About HyperX

For 19 years, HyperX’s mission has been to develop gaming solutions for every type of gamer and the company is consistently recognised for delivering products that provide superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. Under the tagline of “WE’RE ALL GAMERS,” HyperX gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, USB microphones, and console accessories are the choice of everyday gamers as well as celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because they meet the most stringent product specifications and are built with best-in-class components. For more information, please go to www.hyperxgaming.com.

About HP Inc.
HP Inc. is a technology company that believes one thoughtful idea has the power to change the world. Its product and service portfolio of personal systems, printers, and 3D printing solutions helps bring these ideas to life. Visit http://www.hp.com.

HyperX can be found on:  
YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/hyperx 
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity 
Twitter:    http://twitter.com/hyperx 
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hyperx 
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/hyperx 

Media Relations: 

Tom Watson
Team LEWIS
Email: [email protected] 

1 Tested at 50 percent volume. Battery life varies depending upon usage. 300-hour battery life confirmed by HyperX engineering and third-party testing company.
2 Longest-lasting battery claim is based on the gaming headset market as of December 2021.
3 DTS, DTS:X, DTS Sound Unbound, Headphone:X, the DTS logo, and the DTS:X logo are registered
trademarks or trademarks of DTS, Inc. in the United States and other countries. © 2020 DTS, Inc. ALL RIGHTS RESERVED.
4 Actual battery life will vary with use and will naturally decrease with time and usage.
5 Tested with default lighting. Battery life varies based on usage and computing conditions.
6 Per-key RGB lighting customisable with HyperX NGENUITY software
7 Available switch colours vary per country. Please check your local retailer/e-tailer for availability.
8 Virtual 7.1 surround sound effect outputs as 2-channel stereo signal to be used with stereo headphones.
9 Compatible with devices with CTIA standard connectors.
10 Wireless range may vary due to environmental conditions.
11 With phone clip installed.
12 Accessory keycaps are ABS material.

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