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HyperX Adds New Cloud Earbuds Gaming Headphones with Microphone to Award-Winning Headset Lineup

October 1, 2018

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 1, 2018--HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the release of HyperX Cloud Earbuds™. Developed for Nintendo Switch™ and mobile gamers, Cloud Earbuds feature signature HyperX comfort coupled with new patent pending, HyperX designed soft silicone ear tips, giving gamers the ultimate in comfort and superior sound for an immersive gaming experience on the go.

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HyperX Adds New Cloud Earbuds Gaming Headphones with Microphone to Award-Winning Headset Lineup. Ready for Nintendo Switch and Mobile Gaming. (Photo: Business Wire)

HyperX Cloud Earbuds offer rich sound quality with Hi-Fi capable 14mm drivers to deliver clear low, mid and high tones with enhanced bass and ambiance for a more captivating gaming experience. The earbuds include a rubberized, tangle-free cable connection that features a 90-degree angled plug optimized for handheld mode. The Cloud Earbuds also offer direct connectivity for voice chat functionality supporting Nintendo Switch with a slim in-line mic. For added mobile convenience, the in-line mic can also be used for mobile calls 1, and features convenient single button control for calls and streaming media.

“With the introduction of Fortnite Android Beta in September, the demand for high quality earbuds with in-line microphone continues to grow,” said Andrew Ewing, senior business manager, HyperX. “The new Cloud Earbuds expand the HyperX lineup with a mobile solution designed to unlock the best gaming experience on the go while delivering the comfort and style inherent in HyperX gaming gear.”

The Cloud Earbuds are compatible with Nintendo Switch as well as smartphones and tablets with 3.5mm CTIA standard connectors. Offering versatility and convenient portability, the earbuds come with three sizes of patent pending silicone ear tips and a convenient carrying case for added protection.

HyperX takes the tagline We’re All Gamers to heart. Whether you are an amateur or professional player, our goal is to meet or exceed customer expectations with every gaming headset, keyboard, mouse or mousepad we design.

HyperX Cloud Earbuds Gaming Headphones with Mic Specifications

Headphone Driver: Dynamic 14mm with neodymium magnets Frequency response: 20Hz–20,000Hz Impedance: 65 Ω Sound pressure level: 116dBSPL/mW at 1kHz T.H.D.: < 2% Weight: 19g Cable type and length: 4 pole, 1.2m

In-Line Microphone Element: Electret condenser microphone Polar pattern: Omni-directional Frequency response: 100Hz-6,300 Hz Sensitivity: -42dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

1 Compatible with devices that have CTIA standard connectors.

Availability

The HyperX Cloud Earbuds are initially available at Target in the Nintendo Switch section of the store, and will have expanded availability in U.S. e-tail outlets for $49.99 MSRP later this year. The headphones are backed by HyperX two-year warranty. Additional country or region shipping information is available online for the Cloud Earbuds Gaming Headphones with Mic.

About HyperX

HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world’s largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, and power users with high-performance components. For 15 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for gamers – high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, USB flash drives, and mouse pads – to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand has carved its name atop the leaderboard by consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 5 million headsets worldwide.

Join the global #HyperXFamily at facebook.com/hyperxcommunity, and learn how HyperX products can enhance your console experience and boost performance for both you and your PC at hyperxgaming.com. Whatever your skill level, whatever genres you play, we embrace all gaming enthusiasts everywhere with our core belief — We’re All Gamers.

Website: http://www.hyperxgaming.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/HyperX Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/hyperxcommunity

Editor’s Note: For additional information, evaluation units or executive interviews, please contact Mark Tekunoff, Kingston Technology Company, Inc. 17600 Newhope Street, Fountain Valley, CA USA 92708, 714-438-2791(Voice). Press images can be found in Kingston’s press room here.

Kingston, the Kingston logo and HyperX are registered trademarks of Kingston Technology Corporation. All rights reserved. All other marks may be the property of their respective titleholders.

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CONTACT: HyperX

Mark Tekunoff, 714-438-2791

mark_tekunoff@hyperxgaming.com

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Walt & Company for HyperX

Carla Mancebo, 408-369-7200 x1049

cmancebo@walt.com

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