HyperX has been in the gaming peripherals market for a over 19 years. Recently they have become part of the HP family and are now the default gaming peripherals team at HP. At CES 2022 they have brought with them several new products including a gaming headset that promises to deliver 300 hours of game time.
“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 Kevin Hague, vice president and general manager, HyperX. “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.”
HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless Gaming Headset
The headlining product for HyperX at CES 2022 is their new Cloud Alpha Wireless Gaming Headset. It delivers up to 300 hours of battery life on a single charge while using Dual Chamber Drivers to deliver DTS Headphone:X spatial audio.
Using a durable aluminium frame along with soft leatherette plush memory foam ear cups they are designed to deliver HyperX’s signature comfort and durability. The headset also features a detachable noise-cancelling mic with audio controls located on the ear cup. The Cloud Alpha wireless headset is compatible with PC, PS4 and PS5 but not Xbox.
Available in Australia in the first half of 2022 local pricing is currently unavailable but in the US will be priced at $199.99US.
HyperX Clutch Wireless Gaming Controller
With gaming becoming more and more mobile every year HyperX has announced a new mobile gaming controller. With a familiar, ergonomic design which includes textured grips for comfort, the new HyperX Clutch Wireless gaming controller offers support for wired or 2.4GHz gaming on PC or Bluetooth 4.2 for gaming on mobile devices.
The controller also comes with a detachable and adjustable mobile phone clip that can be used to not only hold the phone above the controller but also as a stand on the table/desk. The Clutch wireless controller is compatible with PC and Android with support for iOS in the works.
With a USB-C charged rechargeable battery offering up to 19 hours of battery life, the controller offers a full two-year warranty and will retail at $49.99US in the US. Expect it to land here in Australia in the first half of this year.
HyperX Pulsefire Haste Wireless Gaming Mouse
The new HyperX Pulsefire Haste Wireless Gaming Mouse offers an ultra-light hex shell design, weighing in at just 62 grams. The design allows for quicker movements and increased ventilation.
Relying on a 2.4GHz wireless connection the mouse offers up to 100 hours of battery life on a single charge. With an IP55 rating it includes six programmable buttons with onboard memory along with TTC Golden micro dustproof switches for that premium gaming experience. Underneath are low-friction PTFE skates to allow for effortless gliding of the mouse across the surface but the sides oof it and buttons include grip tape so you never mis-click.
The Pulsefire Haste mouse uses the NGENUITY software to allow you to program the DPI settings, RGB lighting, button assignments and macros as you see fit. Priced at $79.99 in the US it will also arrive here in the first of 2022.
HyperX Alloy Origins65 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
What would a gaming announcement be without the appearance of a RGB keyboard. The new HyperX Alloy Origins 65 mechanical gaming keyboard uses the fully functional but compact 65% form factor. Even though it is compact it still includes dedicated arrow keys along with delete, page up and page down keys.
The keyboard is built with a full “aircraft-grade” aluminium body and includes HyperX mechanical switches with an 80 million lifetime click rating per switch. The keyboard is available in either HyperX red or aqua mechanical switches and utilises double shot PBT keycaps with secondary key functions.
RGB backlighting is also included with an exposed LED design for brighter lighting and radiant lighting effects. The brightness of the lighting can be selected from 5 different preset levels. Lighting, game mode and macros are adjusted using the HyperX NGENUITY software with the ability to store up to three profiles on the keyboard itself.
Priced at $99.99US in the US it will land Downunder in the first half of 2022.
HyperX Cloud Core Gaming Headset
The HyperX Cloud Core gaming headset is a more affordable gaming headset but still includes DTS Headphone:X spatial audio and HyperX’s signature comfort and durable aluminium frame. A noise cancelling detachable mic is also included.
Compatible with PC, Xbox Series X,S, Xbox One, PS5 and PS4 it will retail for $69.99US in the US when it is released in February this year.
HyperX Cloud II Gaming Headset
The third and final gaming headset announced by HyperX at CES is the HyperX Cloud II gaming headset. Although this is not a new headset, the new colourway is – now available in a white and pink colourway.
It includes virtual 7.1 surround sound, a durable aluminium frame, 53mm drivers and a detachable noise cancellation mic. It is coming in February 2022 to Australia with pricing equivalent to $99.99US.
We will update you when exact Australian pricing and availability are announced.
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