HyperX Cloud Alpha
vs
LucidSound LS31 Wireless

HyperX Cloud Alpha
LucidSound LS31 Wireless
Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless Difference
Model HyperX Cloud Alpha LucidSound LS31 Wireless
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.0 / 5.0 3.0 / 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 3.9 / 5.0 0.25 (7%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.3 / 5.0 3.3 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.1 / 5.0 3.1 / 5.0 0.05 (2%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.1 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.5 (16%)
Price $ 89.0 $ 92.5 3.5 (4%)
Year 2017 2018 1 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless No Yes
Battery Life 0.0 Hours 6.6 Hours 6.6 (660000%)
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 3.3 / 5.0 0.35 (12%)
Noise Handling 4.2 / 5.0 4.3 / 5.0 0.1 (2%)
Microphone Quality 3.7 / 5.0 4.1 / 5.0 0.35 (9%)

HyperX Cloud Alpha

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 is a relatively new headset. 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.

LucidSound LS31 Wireless

The wireless support in LucidSound LS31 Wireless is very convenient. In terms of sound quality, the LucidSound LS31 Wireless is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. The LucidSound LS31 Wireless has excellent noise cancelling capability. The LucidSound LS31 Wireless is a relatively new headset. For gaming, the LucidSound LS31 Wireless has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. The LucidSound LS31 Wireless is great for watching TV and is very convenient while enabling immersive sound experience. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. The LucidSound LS31 Wireless suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the LucidSound LS31 Wireless is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports.

HyperX Cloud Alpha vs LucidSound LS31 Wireless Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Dock ChargingN/ANo
Line InN/ANo
Line OutN/ANo
Optical InputN/AYes
PC CompatibleN/AAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleN/AAudio + Microphone
Power SupplyN/AUSB
RCA InputN/ANo
TypeN/AWireless USB Dongle
USB InputN/AYes
Xbox One CompatibleN/AAudio Only

Bass

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
High-Bass2.2 dB5.65 dB
Low-Bass0.76 dB-1.23 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10 Hz24.84 Hz
Mid-Bass0.63 dB4.5 dB
Std. Err.1.32 dB4.14 dB

Battery

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Audio while chargingN/AYes
Battery LifeN/A16.9 hrs
Battery TypeN/ARechargable
Charge TimeN/A3.2 hrs
Passive PlaybackN/AYes
Power Saving FeatureN/ANo

Bluetooth

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Bluetooth VersionN/AN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/AN/A
NFC PairingN/AN/A

Breathability

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Avg.Temp.Difference6.2 C5.7 C

Cable

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Connection1/8" TRRS1/8" TRRS
DetachableYesYes
Length4.4 ft4.1 ft

Case

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
HN/AN/A
LN/AN/A
TypePouchN/A
VolumeN/AN/A
WN/AN/A

Comfort

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Clamping Force0.9 lbs0.9 lbs
Weight0.7 lbs0.8 lbs

Controls

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Additional ButtonsNoPresets
Call/Music ControlNoNo
Channel MixingNoAdjustable
Ease of useDecentOkay
FeedbackOkayGood
Microphone ControlYesYes
Noise Canceling ControlN/AN/A
Talk-ThroughN/AN/A
Volume ControlYesYes

Frequency Response Consistency

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Avg. Std. Deviation1.03 dB0.44 dB

Latency

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Default Latency0 ms31 ms
aptX LatencyN/AN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Overall Leakage @ 1ft35.21 dB41.92 dB

Mid

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
High-Mid0.68 dB-0.63 dB
Low-Mid1.75 dB4.23 dB
Mid-Mid-0.47 dB0.06 dB
Std. Err.1.45 dB2.89 dB

Noise Handling

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
SpNR32.11 dB35.14 dB

Noise Isolation

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Bass0.56 dB0.17 dB
Mid-5.15 dB-2.29 dB
Overall Attenuation-11.06 dB-9.83 dB
Self-Noise0 dB20.84 dB
Treble-28.86 dB-27.26 dB

Portability

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
H3.2 "3.7 "
L7.3 "8.0 "
Transmitter requiredN/AN/A
Volume142 Cu. Inches231 Cu. Inches
W6 "7.8 "

Recording Quality

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
FR Std. Dev.3.04 dB0.98 dB
Gain30.13 dB26.98 dB
HFE10388.94 Hz4695.06 Hz
LFE359.19 Hz24.13 Hz
Weighted THD0.463.656

Soundstage

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)3.09 dB2.84 dB
PRTF Distance12.45 dB9.71 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)3.79 dB5.01 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Weighted THD @ 1001.1062.176
Weighted THD @ 900.6521.916

Treble

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
High-Treble-2.32 dB-3.89 dB
Low-Treble-2.0 dB-5.64 dB
Mid-Treble-1.12 dB-0.65 dB
Std. Err.4.45 dB4.86 dB

Wired

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Analog AudioYesYes
OS CompatibilityNot OS specificNot OS specific
PC CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone
PS4 CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone
USB AudioNoNo
Xbox One CompatibleAudio + MicrophoneAudio + Microphone

Wireless Range

Cloud Alpha LS31 Wireless
Line of Sight RangeN/A99 ft
Obstructed RangeN/A47 ft

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