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ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Top 33%2,884 points
Top 33%
Top 16%3,635 points
Top 16%
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Top specs and features

ASTRO A50 Gen 2 vs Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger: 25 facts in comparison

1. has sound isolation/passive noise reduction

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
50% have it

2. has a neodymium magnet

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
50% have it

3. has a noise canceling microphone

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
59% have it

4. highest frequency

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.
20000Hz
Roccat Khan Pro: 40000Hz
23000Hz

5. lowest frequency

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.
20Hz
Beyerdynamic MMX 300 (2nd Generation): 5Hz
18Hz

6. has a mute function

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
79% have it

7. has stereo speakers

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
87% have it

8. supports Dolby Digital

If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
17% have it

9. sound pressure level

Devices with a higher sound pressure level are generally louder when supplied with any given audio source.
-118dB/mW
Razer Kraken 7.1 V2: 123dB/mW
102dB/mW

10. has an over-the-ear form

Comfortable full-size form with earcups that fully enclose your ears. This model is loved for its increased sound isolation and the fact that it won't leak sound to your neighbors. It offers potential for maximum bass and loudness levels.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
89% have it

11. cable length

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.
1m
Razer StarCraft II Razer Banshee: 12.13m
3m

12. can be used as a headset

A headset is one headphone or pair with a built-in microphone. Headsets can be used for applications which require communication i.e. Skype, games with voice chat, mobile phones etc.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger

13. has a 3.5mm male connector

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
63% have it

14. weight

88g lighter.
363g
Roccat Syva: 5g
275g

15. has a detachable cable

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
29% have it

16. control panel placed on a device

There is a control panel on the device body, so you can easily access the volume control or remote without having to interact with a cable or another device it's connected to.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
34% have it

17. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
1
Ozone Rage Z50: 2
2

18. number of microphones

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.
1
ASTRO Gaming A38: 4
2

19. has a straight plug

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
57% have it

20. has included ear pads

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
26% have it

21. has a rechargeable battery

The battery can be recharged and used over again.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
19% have it

22. Can be used wirelessly

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
21% have it

23. can be folded

Folding devices are good for transporting as they take up less space in your bag.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
21% have it

24. compatible with PlayStation

The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
39% have it

25. has a battery level indicator

An indicator shows you when the device has low battery.
ASTRO A50 Gen 2
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
12% have it

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