84points

Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger

76points

Logitech G231 Prodigy

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Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger vs Logitech G231 Prodigy

Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy
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Why is Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger better than Logitech G231 Prodigy?

  • Has a neodymium magnet
  • 2Hz lower low-frequency
    18Hzvs20Hz
  • 2 Ohms lower impedance
    30 Ohmsvs32 Ohms
  • 345g lighter
    275gvs620g
  • Has a detachable cable
  • Control panel placed on a device
  • Can be folded

Why is Logitech G231 Prodigy better than Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger?

  • 2000Hz higher microphone high-frequency
    20000Hzvs18000Hz
  • Has active noise cancelling (noise reduction)
  • Has an in-line control panel
  • Compatible with PlayStation
  • Compatible with Xbox Live

Top specs and features

Design

1.has an over-the-ear form
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

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.

2.has stereo speakers
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.

3.cable length

3m

2m

A long cable ensures more freedom of movement.

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12.13m

4.weight

275g

620g

Best

Roccat Syva

5g

5.has a detachable cable
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

With a detachable cable you can use alternative cables, and if the cable is pulled it will pop out instead of breaking.

6.has a straight plug
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

A straight plug is better when the jack is on the top or bottom of your player.

Sound quality

1.impedance

30 Ohms

32 Ohms

Impedance is the device’s electrical resistance to the current being pushed through it. The lower the impedance, the easier it is to get higher volume and requires less power.

Best

Turtle Beach Ear Force XO Seven Pro

16 Ohms

2.highest frequency

23000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequency at which device produces audio. The higher the high-frequency response, the clearer and crispier the treble.

Best

Roccat Khan Pro

40000Hz

3.has sound isolation/passive noise reduction
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

The device sits tightly in place, creating an acoustic seal which reduces background noise and prevents your music from leaking out.

4.lowest frequency

18Hz

20Hz

The lowest frequency at which the device produces audio. The lower the low-frequency response, the stronger and juicier the bass.

Best

Beyerdynamic MMX 300 (2nd Generation)

5Hz

5.driver unit size

50mm

40mm

The driver unit is the component that produces sound in the device. Bigger drivers are more powerful and can produce better bass.

Best

Asus ROG Strix Wireless

60mm

6.has a neodymium magnet
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

Devices with neodymium magnets are lighter and more powerful than those which use ferrite magnets. They also have more bass and clear high notes.

Microphone

1.has a noise canceling microphone
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

These microphones are designed to filter out background noise from the desired sound. Especially useful in noisy environments.

2.mic sensitivity

-40dBV/Pa

-40dBV/Pa

It's the 'loudness' of the sound that the microphone can pick up.

Best

Creative Sound BlasterX H7

94dBV/Pa

3.highest frequency mic

18000Hz

20000Hz

The highest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording treble.

Best

Corsair HS60

100000Hz

4.lowest frequency mic

50Hz

50Hz

The lowest frequencies that the mic can pick up well. Better for recording bass. If a microphone is going to be used for speech, a voice microphone, it must have great gain for bass, since human voice is in the low frequencies.

Best

Ozone Rage Z50

10Hz

5.number of microphones

2

2

More microphones result in better sound quality and enable the device to filter out background noise.

Best

ASTRO Gaming A38

4

Connectivity

1.has a 3.5mm male connector
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

A standard 3.5mm male connector is suitable for use with all MP3 players and computer sound cards.

2.Can be used wirelessly
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

Wireless devices allow users more freedom of movement.

For example

SteelSeries Arctis Pro Wireless

3.compatible with PlayStation
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

The headset can be used for playing games on PlayStation video game consoles.

4.compatible with Xbox Live
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

You can use your headset for in-game voice chat, private chat, audio for video chat, and in-game voice recognition using Xbox services.

Features

1.can be used as a headset
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

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.

2.has a mute function
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

The device has an option to mute/unmute a conversation directly from the device.

3.warranty period

2

2

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.

Best

Ozone Rage Z50

2

4.control panel placed on a device
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

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.

5.has included ear pads
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

Allows you to change ear pads without buying new ones.

6.has an in-line control panel
Kingston HyperX Cloud Stinger
Logitech G231 Prodigy

There is a control panel on the cable, so you can easily operate the device without having to interact with it.

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