HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless headset now shipping, offers over 300 hours of use on a single charge

The HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless headset is now shipping and features over 300 hours of battery life on a single charge, DTS® Headphone:X®2 Spatial Audio, and more. You can check out a few pictures and read more details about the HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless headset below:

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. – April 11, 2022 – HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today announced it is now shipping the HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless gaming headset –the first wireless gaming headset with up to 300 hours1 of battery life on a single charge. With signature HyperX comfort, Cloud Alpha Wireless offers an immersive audio experience with DTS® Headphone:X®2 Spatial Audio and utilizes HyperX Dual Chamber Drivers for more accurate in-game audio.

Designed to deliver the ultimate in-game audio experience, Cloud Alpha Wireless utilizes new-and-improved, custom-designed Dual Chamber Technology tuned to deliver mid and high frequencies separately from the lows. Its DTS Headphone:X Spatial Audio provides precise localization and virtual 3D sound for spatial audio that enables gamers to truly escape into game worlds while playing with friends or during competitions. The headset uses custom-designed 50mm drivers that feature a slimmer, lighter design, while maintaining the sound and performance of the original wired version.

Featuring onboard audio controls to adjust volume, mic mute and mic monitoring, the detachable Discord and TeamSpeakTM certified microphone has an LED indicator that turns red when muted. In addition, Cloud Alpha Wireless utilizes a detachable noise-cancelling mic to reduce background noise and offers clearer voice quality for improved team communication and in-game chat experiences.

“Designed and tested in the HyperX labs, Cloud Alpha Wireless delivers unrivaled performance, comfort, and build quality with up to 300 hours on a single charge,” said Nate Almond, audio manager, HyperX. “Cloud Alpha Wireless is an excellent gaming headset for people wanting high-quality audio coupled with the freedom and flexibility to play without cables for extended periods of time.”

Cloud Alpha Wireless broadcasts at 2.4GHz and up to 20 meters3 of wireless range to provide wireless freedom without sacrificing audio quality. The headset is compatible with NGENUITY software to check battery life, see and adjust equalizer settings and access more customization options. Plus, it is built with quality aluminum frame construction and adjustable headband for long-lasting durability. The headset also offers signature HyperX comfort with soft leatherette and plush memory foam.


The HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless gaming headset is available in the U.S. for $199.99 MSRP. For more information on HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless gaming headset and availability, please visit the HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless gaming headset product page.

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 minimize the impact on its customers and ensure product availability and timely delivery.

HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless Gaming Headset Specifications: 

Part Number                                        4P5D4AA


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                                                      Aluminum
Ear cushions                                                     Memory foam and premium leatherette


Element                                                            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


Type                                                                  Rechargeable lithium-polymer
Battery life                                                       up to 300 hours1
Charge time                                                     4.5 hours


Type                                                                  2.4 GHz
Wireless range                                                Up to 20 meters3


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

1Tested at 50% headphone volume. Battery life varies depending upon the usage.
2 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.
3 Wireless range may vary due to environmental conditions.

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