HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the release of HyperX Cloud Earbuds. Developed for Nintendo Switch and mobile gamers, Cloud Earbuds feature signature HyperX comfort coupled with new patent pending, HyperX designed soft silicone ear tips, giving gamers the ultimate in comfort and superior sound for an immersive gaming experience on the go.
HyperX Cloud Earbuds offer rich sound quality with Hi-Fi capable 14 mm drivers to deliver clear low, mid and high tones with enhanced bass and ambiance for a more captivating gaming experience. The earbuds include a rubberized, tangle-free cable connection that features a 90-degree angled plug optimized for handheld mode. The Cloud Earbuds also offer direct connectivity for voice chat functionality supporting Nintendo Switch with a slim in-line mic. For added mobile convenience, the in-line mic can also be used for mobile calls, and features convenient single button control for calls and streaming media.
“With the introduction of Fortnite Android Beta in September, the demand for high quality earbuds with in-line microphone continues to grow,” said Andrew Ewing, senior business manager, HyperX. “The new Cloud Earbuds expand the HyperX lineup with a mobile solution designed to unlock the best gaming experience on the go while delivering the comfort and style inherent in HyperX gaming gear.”
The Cloud Earbuds are compatible with Nintendo Switch as well as smartphones and tablets with 3.5 mm CTIA standard connectors. Offering versatility and convenient portability, the earbuds come with three sizes of patent pending silicone ear tips and a convenient carrying case for added protection.
HyperX takes the tagline We’re All Gamers to heart. Whether you are an amateur or professional player, our goal is to meet or exceed customer expectations with every gaming headset, keyboard, mouse or mousepad we design.
HyperX Cloud Earbuds Gaming Headphones with Mic Specifications
- Driver: Dynamic 14mm with neodymium magnets
- Frequency response: 20Hz-20,000Hz
- Impedance: 65 Ω
- Sound pressure level: 116dBSPL/mW at 1kHz
- T.H.D.: < 2%
- Weight: 19g
- Cable type and length: 4 pole, 1.2m
- Element: Electret condenser microphone
- Polar pattern: Omni-directional
- Frequency response: 100Hz-6,300 Hz
- Sensitivity: -42dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)
The HyperX Cloud Earbuds are initially available at Target in the Nintendo Switch section of the store, and will have expanded availability in U.S. e-tail outlets for $49.99 MSRP later this year. The headphones are backed by HyperX two-year warranty.