HyperX Cloud Alpha
vs
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless

HyperX Cloud Alpha
Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless Difference
Model HyperX Cloud Alpha Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.0 / 5.0 3.3 / 5.0 0.3 (10%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.9 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.35 (9%)
Gaming Quality 3.6 / 5.0 3.1 / 5.0 0.55 (15%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.3 / 5.0 3.4 / 5.0 0.15 (5%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 3.1 / 5.0 3.4 / 5.0 0.35 (11%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.1 / 5.0 3.1 / 5.0 0.05 (2%)
Price $ 89.0 $ 94.0 5 (6%)
Year 2017 2014 3 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless No Yes
Battery Life 0.0 Hours 7.0 Hours 7 (700000%)
Ear Breathability 3.2 / 5.0 3.3 / 5.0 0.15 (5%)
Comfort 4.0 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0.5 (12%)
Controls 3.0 / 5.0 3.3 / 5.0 0.3 (10%)
Noise Handling 4.2 / 5.0 3.5 / 5.0 0.7 (17%)
Microphone Quality 3.7 / 5.0 2.6 / 5.0 1.1 (30%)

HyperX Cloud Alpha

The HyperX Cloud Alpha is a relatively new headset. 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. For gaming, the HyperX Cloud Alpha has excellent support and feature set that enables superb gaming experience. The HyperX Cloud Alpha 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 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. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors.

Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless

The Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless has excellent noise cancelling capability. The wireless support in Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless is very convenient. In terms of sound quality, the Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless is one of the best sounding headsets with very clear and crisp sound. Sound leakage is worse that other competitors. In terms of recording quality and voice chat usage, the Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless performs reasonably well against the competition. The Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless is not suitable for those who want the best convenience and sound experience while watching tv. For gaming, the Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless is not up to par with other similar headsets. For the sports and fitness enthusiasts,the Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless is not recommended as it lacks in comfort and stability while doing sports. The Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless suffers in terms of outside noise isolation and is not convenient for travel and commution in loud environments.

HyperX Cloud Alpha vs Sennheiser HD 4.40 BT Wireless Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
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 HD 4.40 BT Wireless
High-Bass2.2 dB-1.31 dB
Low-Bass0.76 dB3.73 dB
Low-Frequency Extension10 Hz10 Hz
Mid-Bass0.63 dB2.38 dB
Std. Err.1.32 dB2.66 dB

Battery

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Audio while chargingN/ANo
Battery LifeN/A28.9 hrs
Battery TypeN/ARechargable
Charge TimeN/A2.4 hrs
Passive PlaybackN/AYes
Power Saving FeatureN/ANo

Bluetooth

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Bluetooth VersionN/A4.0
Multi-Device PairingN/ANo
NFC PairingN/AYes

Breathability

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Avg.Temp.Difference6.2 C5.1 C

Cable

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Connection1/8" TRRS1/8" TRS
DetachableYesYes
Length4.4 ft4.8 ft

Case

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
HN/AN/A
LN/AN/A
TypePouchPouch
VolumeN/AN/A
WN/AN/A

Comfort

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Clamping Force0.9 lbs0.9 lbs
Weight0.7 lbs0.5 lbs

Controls

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Additional ButtonsNoN/A
Call/Music ControlNoYes
Channel MixingNoN/A
Ease of useDecentOkay
FeedbackOkayMediocre
Microphone ControlYesNo
Noise Canceling ControlN/AN/A
Talk-ThroughN/ANo
Volume ControlYesYes

Frequency Response Consistency

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Avg. Std. Deviation1.03 dB0.81 dB

Latency

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Default Latency0 ms116 ms
aptX LatencyN/A109 ms
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Overall Leakage @ 1ft35.21 dB34.66 dB

Mid

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
High-Mid0.68 dB1.9 dB
Low-Mid1.75 dB-0.52 dB
Mid-Mid-0.47 dB1.37 dB
Std. Err.1.45 dB1.78 dB

Noise Handling

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
SpNR32.11 dB19.99 dB

Noise Isolation

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Bass0.56 dB0.18 dB
Mid-5.15 dB-10.23 dB
Overall Attenuation-11.06 dB-13.55 dB
Self-Noise0 dB21.91 dB
Treble-28.86 dB-31.46 dB

Portability

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
H3.2 "1.8 "
L7.3 "7.1 "
Transmitter requiredN/ANo
Volume142 Cu. Inches58 Cu. Inches
W6 "4.5 "

Recording Quality

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
FR Std. Dev.3.04 dB5.32 dB
Gain30.13 dB38.09 dB
HFE10388.94 Hz3272.31 Hz
LFE359.19 Hz306.43 Hz
Weighted THD0.4668.448

Soundstage

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)3.09 dB3.58 dB
PRTF Distance12.45 dB15.3 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)3.79 dB1.09 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Weighted THD @ 1001.1064.222
Weighted THD @ 900.6525.825

Treble

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
High-Treble-2.32 dB-2.86 dB
Low-Treble-2.0 dB-3.19 dB
Mid-Treble-1.12 dB-2.66 dB
Std. Err.4.45 dB4.92 dB

Wired

Cloud Alpha HD 4.40 BT Wireless
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 HD 4.40 BT Wireless
Line of Sight RangeN/A284 ft
Obstructed RangeN/A52 ft

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