HyperX Cloud Core
vs
HyperX Cloud Stinger

HyperX Cloud Core
HyperX Cloud Stinger
Cloud Core Cloud Stinger Difference
Model HyperX Cloud Core HyperX Cloud Stinger
Travel-Friendly / Outside Noise Isolation 3.0 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Critical Listening / Sound Quality 3.8 / 5.0 3.8 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Gaming Quality 3.4 / 5.0 3.6 / 5.0 0.2 (6%)
Office Environment Sound Isolation 3.2 / 5.0 3.2 / 5.0 0 (0%)
Comfort and Stability while doing Sports 2.9 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.05 (2%)
Watching TV Sound Experience 3.0 / 5.0 3.0 / 5.0 0.05 (2%)
Price $ 70.0 $ 49.0 21 (30%)
Year 2016 2016 0 (0%)
Microphone Yes Yes
Wireless No No
Battery Life 0.0 Hours 0.0 Hours 0 (0%)
Ear Breathability 3.1 / 5.0 3.1 / 5.0 0.05 (2%)
Comfort 4.0 / 5.0 3.8 / 5.0 0.25 (6%)
Controls 0.0 / 5.0 2.9 / 5.0 2.85 (285000%)
Noise Handling 4.3 / 5.0 4.4 / 5.0 0.05 (1%)
Microphone Quality 4.3 / 5.0 4.2 / 5.0 0.05 (1%)

HyperX Cloud Core

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

HyperX Cloud Stinger

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

HyperX Cloud Core vs HyperX Cloud Stinger Specifications Comparison

Base/Dock

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Dock ChargingN/AN/A
Line InNoN/A
Line OutNoN/A
Optical InputNoN/A
PC CompatibleN/AN/A
PS4 CompatibleN/AN/A
Power SupplyN/AN/A
RCA InputNoN/A
TypeN/AN/A
USB InputNoN/A
Xbox One CompatibleN/AN/A

Bass

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
High-Bass2.58 dB2.06 dB
Low-Bass0.23 dB3.1 dB
Low-Frequency Extension14.56 Hz10 Hz
Mid-Bass1.87 dB3.08 dB
Std. Err.1.85 dB2.59 dB

Battery

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Audio while chargingN/AN/A
Battery LifeN/AN/A
Battery TypeN/AN/A
Charge TimeN/AN/A
Passive PlaybackN/AN/A
Power Saving FeatureN/AN/A

Bluetooth

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Bluetooth VersionN/AN/A
Multi-Device PairingN/AN/A
NFC PairingN/AN/A

Breathability

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Avg.Temp.Difference6.7 C6.3 C

Cable

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Connection1/8" TRRS1/8" TRRS
DetachableNoNo
Length3.6 ft6.5 ft

Case

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
HN/AN/A
LN/AN/A
TypeNo caseNo case
VolumeN/AN/A
WN/AN/A

Comfort

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Clamping Force1.0 lbs1 lbs
Weight0.69 lbs0.6 lbs

Controls

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Additional ButtonsN/ANo
Call/Music ControlNoNo
Channel MixingN/ANo
Ease of useN/AOkay
FeedbackN/AOkay
Microphone ControlNoYes
Noise Canceling ControlN/AN/A
Talk-ThroughN/AN/A
Volume ControlNoYes

Frequency Response Consistency

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Avg. Std. Deviation1.18 dB1.1 dB

Latency

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Default Latency0 ms0 ms
aptX LatencyN/AN/A
aptX(LL) LatencyN/AN/A

Leakage

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Overall Leakage @ 1ft40.67 dB43.13 dB

Mid

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
High-Mid-1.41 dB0.26 dB
Low-Mid-0.82 dB-5.36 dB
Mid-Mid-1.06 dB-2.37 dB
Std. Err.1.35 dB3.93 dB

Noise Handling

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
SpNR36.33 dB38.82 dB

Noise Isolation

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Bass0.93 dB0.48 dB
Mid-9.99 dB-9.83 dB
Overall Attenuation-13.39 dB-14.14 dB
Self-Noise0 dB0 dB
Treble-32.02 dB-33.87 dB

Portability

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
H3.2 "3.6 "
L7.1 "8.8 "
Transmitter requiredN/AN/A
Volume125 Cu. Inches250 Cu. Inches
W5.5 "7.9 "

Recording Quality

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
FR Std. Dev.2.62 dB2.01 dB
Gain29.86 dB32.68 dB
HFE9665.27 Hz5583.4 Hz
LFE96.52 Hz83.54 Hz
Weighted THD0.3750.241

Soundstage

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Correlated Crosstalk0.0 dB0.0 dB
PRTF Accuracy (Std. Dev.)1.49 dB1.82 dB
PRTF Distance9.22 dB15.37 dB
PRTF Size (Avg.)4.06 dB6.12 dB

Total Harmonic Distortion

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
Weighted THD @ 1005.4921.124
Weighted THD @ 900.7660.379

Treble

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
High-Treble0.36 dB-1.61 dB
Low-Treble-2.98 dB0.03 dB
Mid-Treble1.99 dB-1.15 dB
Std. Err.4.56 dB3.68 dB

Wired

Cloud Core Cloud Stinger
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 Core Cloud Stinger
Line of Sight RangeN/AN/A
Obstructed RangeN/AN/A

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