HyperX Launches New Pink Cloud Stinger Model

HyperX has launched a new cosmetic refresh of their classic Cloud Stinger headset, with a brand new pink colorway and the same affordable $49.99 price point.

The Cloud Stinger (official site here) has been an excellent budget headset since it first launched a few years ago, and new colors are always a welcome thing in the oft-monochrome gaming peripheral industry. The headset provides everything gamers need in an affordable package and the pink version is no different, with a built-in flip-to-mute microphone, 50mm drivers, and a sliding volume control.

I’ve always thought that the Stinger hits a perfect blend of features, performance, and value, and it’s fun to see the color options expand. You can read my original review of the 2016 launch edition right here, and check out my updated thoughts on the “S” version from last year that came with a surround dongle here. The new model’s pink colorway is pretty eye-catching, and I appreciate that they went with a gray accent instead of the usual white.

The full text of HyperX’s press release is below!

HyperX Adds Pink Colorway to Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset Line

FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif. — June 21, 2021 HyperX, the gaming peripherals team at HP Inc. and brand leader in gaming and esports, today expanded its award-winning Cloud Stinger™ family to include a new pink colorway. The latest Cloud Stinger gaming headset combines a fresh new pink color scheme with signature HyperX comfort, optimal audio performance and gaming-grade sound quality.

Weighing just 275 grams, Cloud Stinger brings gamers a stylish, lightweight headset with convenient features, including 90-degree rotating ear cups to provide an adaptive fit. The headset utilizes 50mm directional drivers that position and deliver high-quality sound with pinpoint audio precision.

“The HyperX Cloud Stinger headset has been well-received since its 2016 launch, bringing home many awards including the iF DESIGN AWARD,” said Nate Almond, audio business manager, HyperX. “We are excited to add the pink colorway to provide users with another headset choice that offers the same great comfort and sound as the original.”

Cloud Stinger features signature HyperX comfort with plush memory foam and soft leatherette. The headset also offers a convenient set of features, including a swivel-to-mute microphone, adjustable steel sliders for long-lasting durability, and volume controls on the headset. The Cloud Stinger gaming headset’s built-in passive noise cancellation microphone is certified by TeamSpeak™ and Discord for seamless chat compatibility.


HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset in pink colorway is available for $49.99 MSRP in the U.S. through HyperX’s Online Shop. For more information on the HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset in pink colorway availability, please visit the HyperX Cloud Stinger product page. Pricing on HyperXgaming.com is subject to change without notice. Retailer pricing may vary.

Due to the current COVID-19 situation, HyperX may experience some product and shipping delays. HyperX is taking every possible measure to work with partners to minimize the impact on its customers and ensure product availability and timely delivery.

HyperX Cloud Stinger Gaming Headset Specifications:


Driver: Dynamic, 50mm with neodymium magnets

Type: Circumaural, Closed back

Frequency response: 18Hz-23,000Hz

Impedance: 30 Ω

Sound pressure level: 102 ± 3dBSPL/mW at 1kHz

T.H.D: ≦ 2%

Input power: Rated 30mW, Maximum 500mW

Weight: 275g

Cable length: 1.3m

Connection: 3.5mm plug (4 pole)

Element: Electret condenser microphone

Polar pattern: Uni-directional, Noise-canceling

Frequency response: 50Hz~18,000Hz

Sensitivity: -40 dBV (0dB=1V/Pa,1kHz)

About HyperX
For 18 years, HyperX’s mission has been to develop gaming solutions for every type of gamer and the company is consistently recognized for delivering products that provide superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. Under the tagline of “WE’RE ALL GAMERS,” HyperX gaming headsets, keyboards, mice, USB microphones, and console accessories are the choice of everyday gamers as well as celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because they meet the most stringent product specifications and are built with best-in-class components. For more information, please go to www.hyperxgaming.com.

About HP

HP Inc. creates technology that makes life better for everyone, everywhere. Through our product and service portfolio of personal systems, printers, and 3D printing solutions, we engineer experiences that amaze. More information about HP Inc. is available at http://www.hp.com.

Originally published at https://www.worldbolding.com on June 21, 2021.



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