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Kingston Shows Off HyperX Gaming Headphones at MWC

 

We just saw Kingston in January at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. At the time, the company was previewing a new product it was prepping for release in the spring, but it wasn't quite ready to talk details. That product was a HyperX-branded gaming headset. Now, a month and a half later, Kingston was happy to dish details on the newest member of its HyperX family.

This headset is part of a collaboration with Swedish company QPad. The HyperX Cloud gaming headset is actually a rejigged QH-90 from QPad, though a Kingston rep at last night's Pepcom event was quick to point out all the ways that Kingston changed these headphones to make them its own. Users can expect memory foam ear cups, a light-weight aluminum frame, a detachable mic, and 53 mm drivers. There's also a padded headband and an inline controller with a volume wheel, a slide button for mic on/off, and a mic mute button.

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Kingston isn't talking about price just yet, but the company promised a mid-range price point; we've heard whisperings that it will cost somewhere around $100. Release date is scheduled for early April.

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  • zfreak280
    I'll buy them if they come with the girl.
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  • hp79
    I'll buy them if they come with the girl.
    I'm sure it comes with the girl since it doesn't say anywhere on the package "human girl not included".
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  • Morbus
    :insert chauvinistic comment about the girl's breasts and oral abilities:

    EDIT: dammit! I mean aural abilities, aural!
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  • vmem
    you guys know that the said 'girl' is our dear author Jane from Tom's right? -_-
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  • vertigo_2000
    Whoever she is, she needs to lose some/all the facial piercings. The nose one isn't too bad, but too many can detract from a woman's beauty.
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  • vaughn2k
    I love the way you look Jane... ;)
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  • vaughn2k
    okay... sorry... I missed the article... what does she says again??
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  • shahrooz
    you guys know that the said 'girl' is our dear author Jane from Tom's right? -_-
    people are just being funny, why are you frustrated? and yes, whoever she is, she looks nice. and about the article I don't really like "gaming" headphones, I prefer "music" headphones and I use my Sennheiser HD 555 for gaming too.
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  • JOSHSKORN
    I wouldn't mind if Jane came with the headsets. ;) Nevermind the facial piercings, that can be dealt with, later.
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  • ferooxidan
    "Kingston Shows Off HyperX Gaming Headphones at MWC" and bang! Jane's face is bigger than the headphones pic, not to mention the focus on the first photo is Jane, not the Headphone.....or is Jane come with the headphone?
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