In other words, HyperX, a subsidiary of Kingston, is marketing the headphone as both a gaming headset and a wireless headphone that can be paired to your phone for music listening or mobile Fortnite action.
Designed with the same "DNA" found in Cloud 2 and Cloud Alpha headsets, HyperX says the the Cloud Mix features dual-chamber technology, 40 millimeter drivers and meets Hi-Res Audio requirements.
The Cloud Mix is equipped with two microphone options: You have the TeamSpeak gaming mic that's detachable and Discord Certified for game chat, as well as the internal built-in mic for Bluetooth mode.
I've been playing around with it in advance of its launch and it does sound quite good as a gaming headset and pretty decent if not spectacular as a headphone for music listening. The headphone has thick, comfortably padded ear cups, and while it isn't a noise-cancelling headphone, the ear cups passively seal out a good amount of ambient noise thanks to their snug fit.
- 40mm drivers
- Weight with Mic: 275g
- Bluetooth battery life: 20 hours
- Detachable Headset Cable: 3.5mm plug
- PC Extension Cable: 3.5mm stereo and mic plugs
- Detachable boom microphone
- Price: $200 (no word yet on international pricing but we'll add it as soon as we get it)