HyperX Cloud Alpha
vs
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70

HyperX Cloud Alpha
Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70 Difference
Model HyperX Cloud Alpha Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.0 / 5.0 3.1 / 5.0 0.05 (2%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.9 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.35 (9%)
Gaming Quality 3.6 / 5.0 3.4 / 5.0 0.25 (7%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.3 / 5.0 3.2 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.1 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.05 (2%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.1 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Price $ 89.0 $ 90.0 1 (1%)
Year 2017 2016 1 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless No No
Battery Life 0.0 Hours 8.1 Hours 8.1 (810000%)
Ear Breathability 3.2 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.4 (13%)
Comfort 4.0 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0.5 (12%)
Controls 3.0 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Noise Handling 4.2 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 1.15 (28%)
Microphone Quality 3.7 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 0.3 (8%)

HyperX Cloud Alpha

The HyperX Cloud Alpha is a relatively new headset. In terms of sound quality, the HyperX Cloud Alpha is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. For gaming, the HyperX Cloud Alpha has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. The HyperX Cloud Alpha has excellent noise cancelling capability. The HyperX Cloud Alpha suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. The HyperX Cloud Alpha is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the HyperX Cloud Alpha is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports.

Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70

The Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 has excellent noise cancelling capability. In terms of sound quality, the Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. The Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. For gaming, the Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 is not up to par with other similar headsets. The Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 performs reasonably well against the competition.

HyperX Cloud Alpha vs Audio-Technica ATH-ANC70 Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Dock ChargingN/AN/A
Line InN/AN/A
Line OutN/AN/A
Optical InputN/AN/A
PC CompatibleN/AN/A
PS4 CompatibleN/AN/A
Power SupplyN/AN/A
RCA InputN/AN/A
TypeN/AN/A
USB InputN/AN/A
Xbox One CompatibleN/AN/A

Bass

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
High-Bass2.2 dB0.86 dB
Low-Bass0.76 dB-3.87 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10 Hz65.36 Hz
Mid-Bass0.63 dB-2.28 dB
Std. Err.1.32 dB2.48 dB

Battery

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Audio while chargingN/AN/A
Battery LifeN/A47 hrs
Battery TypeN/AAAA
Charge TimeN/AN/A
Passive PlaybackN/ANo
Power Saving FeatureN/ANo

Bluetooth

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Bluetooth VersionN/AN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/AN/A
NFC PairingN/AN/A

Breathability

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Avg.Temp.Difference6.2 C3.9 C

Cable

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Connection1/8" TRRS1/8" TRRS
DetachableYesYes
Length4.4 ft4 ft

Case

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
HN/A1.97 "
LN/A7.87 "
TypePouchHard case
VolumeN/A109.9 Cu. Inches
WN/A7.09 "

Comfort

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Clamping Force0.9 lbs0.84 lbs
Weight0.7 lbs0.55 lbs

Controls

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Additional ButtonsNoNo
Call/Music ControlNoYes
Channel MixingNoN/A
Ease of useDecentOkay
FeedbackOkayOkay
Microphone ControlYesNo
Noise Canceling ControlN/ANo
Talk-ThroughN/ANo
Volume ControlYesYes

Frequency Response Consistency

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Avg. Std. Deviation1.03 dB0.39 dB

Latency

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Default Latency0 ms0 ms
aptX LatencyN/AN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Overall Leakage @ 1ft35.21 dB36.65 dB

Mid

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
High-Mid0.68 dB5.95 dB
Low-Mid1.75 dB0.62 dB
Mid-Mid-0.47 dB-0.03 dB
Std. Err.1.45 dB3.71 dB

Noise Handling

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
SpNR32.11 dB11.93 dB

Noise Isolation

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Bass0.56 dB-3.04 dB
Mid-5.15 dB-11.69 dB
Overall Attenuation-11.06 dB-13.49 dB
Self-Noise0 dB16.96 dB
Treble-28.86 dB-26.49 dB

Portability

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
H3.2 "3.35 "
L7.3 "4.72 "
Transmitter requiredN/AN/A
Volume142 Cu. Inches96.41 Cu. Inches
W6 "6.1 "

Recording Quality

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
FR Std. Dev.3.04 dB4.61 dB
Gain30.13 dB17.18 dB
HFE10388.94 Hz7896.12 Hz
LFE359.19 Hz20 Hz
Weighted THD0.461.073

Soundstage

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB-0.03 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)3.09 dB1.81 dB
PRTF Distance12.45 dB10.82 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)3.79 dB8.5 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Weighted THD @ 1001.10683.851
Weighted THD @ 900.65213.037

Treble

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
High-Treble-2.32 dB2.78 dB
Low-Treble-2.0 dB2.18 dB
Mid-Treble-1.12 dB-4.62 dB
Std. Err.4.45 dB4.01 dB

Wired

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Analog AudioYesYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specificNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio Only
PS4 CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio Only
USB AudioNoNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio Only

Wireless Range

Cloud Alpha ATH-ANC70
Line of Sight RangeN/AN/A
Obstructed RangeN/AN/A

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