HyperX Cloud Alpha
vs
Corsair HS70 Wireless

HyperX Cloud Alpha
Corsair HS70 Wireless
Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless Difference
Model HyperX Cloud Alpha Corsair HS70 Wireless
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.0 / 5.0 2.9 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.9 / 5.0 4.0 / 5.0 0.05 (1%)
Gaming Quality 3.6 / 5.0 3.7 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.3 / 5.0 3.4 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.1 / 5.0 2.9 / 5.0 0.2 (7%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.1 / 5.0 3.4 / 5.0 0.3 (10%)
Price $ 89.0 $ 70.0 19 (21%)
Year 2017 2018 1 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless No Yes
Battery Life 0.0 Hours 8.3 Hours 8.3 (830000%)
Ear Breathability 3.2 / 5.0 3.2 / 5.0 0.05 (2%)
Comfort 4.0 / 5.0 3.8 / 5.0 0.25 (6%)
Controls 3.0 / 5.0 3.1 / 5.0 0.1 (3%)
Noise Handling 4.2 / 5.0 3.9 / 5.0 0.3 (7%)
Microphone Quality 3.7 / 5.0 3.2 / 5.0 0.55 (15%)

HyperX Cloud Alpha

The HyperX Cloud Alpha is a relatively new headset. 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. In terms of sound quality, the HyperX Cloud Alpha is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The HyperX Cloud Alpha suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. 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. The HyperX Cloud Alpha is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv.

Corsair HS70 Wireless

The Corsair HS70 Wireless is a relatively new headset. For gaming, the Corsair HS70 Wireless has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. In terms of sound quality, the Corsair HS70 Wireless is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The Corsair HS70 Wireless has excellent noise cancelling capability. The wireless support in Corsair HS70 Wireless is very convenient. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Corsair HS70 Wireless is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. The Corsair HS70 Wireless suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. The Corsair HS70 Wireless is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv.

HyperX Cloud Alpha vs Corsair HS70 Wireless Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Dock ChargingN/ANo
Line InN/ANo
Line OutN/ANo
Optical InputN/ANo
PC CompatibleN/AAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleN/AAudio + Microphone
Power SupplyN/AUSB
RCA InputN/ANo
TypeN/AWireless USB Dongle
USB InputN/AYes
Xbox One CompatibleN/ANo

Bass

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
High-Bass2.2 dB1.48 dB
Low-Bass0.76 dB0.1 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10 Hz14.35 Hz
Mid-Bass0.63 dB2.65 dB
Std. Err.1.32 dB1.8 dB

Battery

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Audio while chargingN/AYes
Battery LifeN/A15.0 hrs
Battery TypeN/ARechargable
Charge TimeN/A1.7 hrs
Passive PlaybackN/ANo
Power Saving FeatureN/AAuto-Off Timer

Bluetooth

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Bluetooth VersionN/AN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/AN/A
NFC PairingN/AN/A

Breathability

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Avg.Temp.Difference6.2 C5.9 C

Cable

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Connection1/8" TRRSN/A
DetachableYesN/A
Length4.4 ftN/A

Case

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
HN/AN/A
LN/AN/A
TypePouchNo case
VolumeN/AN/A
WN/AN/A

Comfort

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Clamping Force0.9 lbs1.4 lbs
Weight0.7 lbs0.8 lbs

Controls

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Additional ButtonsNoNo
Call/Music ControlNoNo
Channel MixingNoNo
Ease of useDecentGood
FeedbackOkayDecent
Microphone ControlYesYes
Noise Canceling ControlN/AN/A
Talk-ThroughN/AN/A
Volume ControlYesYes

Frequency Response Consistency

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Avg. Std. Deviation1.03 dB0.5 dB

Latency

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Default Latency0 ms28 ms
aptX LatencyN/AN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Overall Leakage @ 1ft35.21 dB44.26 dB

Mid

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
High-Mid0.68 dB-2.43 dB
Low-Mid1.75 dB-0.12 dB
Mid-Mid-0.47 dB-1.23 dB
Std. Err.1.45 dB1.88 dB

Noise Handling

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
SpNR32.11 dB25.69 dB

Noise Isolation

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Bass0.56 dB-0.63 dB
Mid-5.15 dB-2.04 dB
Overall Attenuation-11.06 dB-11.16 dB
Self-Noise0 dB21.83 dB
Treble-28.86 dB-30.5 dB

Portability

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
H3.2 "3.3 "
L7.3 "8.1 "
Transmitter requiredN/AYes
Volume142 Cu. Inches160 Cu. Inches
W6 "6.0 "

Recording Quality

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
FR Std. Dev.3.04 dB2.6 dB
Gain30.13 dB26.72 dB
HFE10388.94 Hz6450.8 Hz
LFE359.19 Hz522.85 Hz
Weighted THD0.460.783

Soundstage

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)3.09 dB3.68 dB
PRTF Distance12.45 dB15.96 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)3.79 dB6.76 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Weighted THD @ 1001.1063.196
Weighted THD @ 900.6523.394

Treble

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
High-Treble-2.32 dB0.43 dB
Low-Treble-2.0 dB-0.87 dB
Mid-Treble-1.12 dB0.15 dB
Std. Err.4.45 dB3.67 dB

Wired

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Analog AudioYesN/A
OS CompatibilityNot OS specificN/A
PC CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneN/A
PS4 CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneN/A
USB AudioNoNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneN/A

Wireless Range

Cloud Alpha HS70 Wireless
Line of Sight RangeN/A70 ft
Obstructed RangeN/A45 ft

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