HyperX Cloud MIX Wireless Review – Best All-Around Wireless Gaming Headset

HyperX Cloud MIX Wireless Review – Best All-Around Wireless Gaming Headset

Gaming headsets focus on game sound and details of the general sound presentation. But this headset is different; it excels as a gaming headset where its mission is perfectly achieved by featuring a Hi-Res Audio certification so that the sound resolution is similar to the ranks of high-end headphones.

HyperX Cloud Mix features a Hi-Res Audio certification, a guarantee of sound quality, Bluetooth connectivity which excludes the need for wires, and a rather light construction weighing 275g. To complete the package, an additional pair of microphones are built into the headset to provide clear communication.

HyperX Cloud Mix Wireless Gaming Headset Review

HyperX Cloud Mix Wireless Headset Review
HyperX Cloud Mix Wireless Headset | Source: HyperX

Type: Closed-Back Over-Ear Bluetooth Gaming Headset | Bluetooth: 4.2 | Bluetooth-Codecs: SBC, AAC, aptX and aptX Low Latency | Latency: 200 ms (average) – 40 ms (aptX LL) | Battery: 20 Hours | Drivers: Dynamic | Drivers-Size: 40 mm | Impedance: 40 Ohms | Frequency-Response: 10 Hz – 40,000 Hz | Frequency-Response (Microphone): 50 Hz – 18,000 Hz | Weight: 275g

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The HyperX Cloud Mix Bluetooth gaming headset continues with the same Cloud series’ styling, features a removable microphone telescopic head beam and a sturdy aluminum frame that is well processed and optimized for durability and comfort. HyperX’s Cloud Mix gaming headset supports aptX Bluetooth codec to offer lower latency, higher sound quality, and better wireless connectivity. What can be said about the HyperX Cloud Mix Bluetooth gaming headset is that it is by far the best gaming headset for the price. The excellent workmanship, processing quality, leatherette ear cups, and the comfortable wearing guarantees a pleasurable experience of playing games with the HyperX Cloud Mix gaming headset.

4/5
4/5

In addition to the headset, there’s a wired 3.5mm headphone cable, a detachable microphone, a USB wired cable, extension cord, and a standard manual warranty card, among other things. The length of the Micro USB charging cable is about 0.5 meters, and it is convenient for users to charge the headset. Besides the removable microphone, the built-in microphone ensures the headset better portability; voice calls are equally clear.

HyperX Cloud Mix Multiplatform Compatibility
HyperX Cloud Mix Multiplatform Compatibility | Source: HyperX
Overall 5/5
5/5

On the headset’s right earcup is a button that adjusts the volume, the button that powers on the headset and a USB port for charging that is accompanied by a LED in red and blue to tell the battery status. The other earcup houses a microphone that features two microphones to clear and intelligible recording; thus, the game’s communication is prominent and clear.

The HyperX Cloud Mix Bluetooth gaming headset continues with the same Cloud series’ styling, features a removable microphone telescopic head beam and a sturdy aluminum frame that is well processed and optimized for durability and comfort. The earcup housing is also made of metal, with a matte finish and a leatherette coating on the inner part.

The ear cups and the external detachable microphone are made of the same faux leather, which is very classy in its styling. The whole is made of soft, sturdy synthetic leather and dense memory foam for a soft and comfortable fit. As they are made of high-grade protein leather material, the earcups are soft and delicate to the touch. On the interior, the same memory foam is used to fill the insides of the earcups. Softness and skin-friendliness are exquisite, can provide proper wrapping and comfort, and good sound insulation.

The wearing comfort of the HyperX Cloud Mix Bluetooth gaming headset is also excellent. With the headband and ear cups enveloped in soft memory foam, wearing the headsets for too long doesn’t create discomfort. The earcups also do not clamp on your ears, and neither pressure on your head with substantial weight as the headphones are relatively lightweight. In short, Cloud Mix embodies the characteristic comfort of its gaming headsets series.

The platforms supported by the headset are: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, and mobile phones, a variety of various platforms, basically covering the current mainstream gaming platforms.

4/5
4/5

HyperX’s Cloud Mix gaming headsets support aptX Bluetooth codec to offer lower latency, higher sound quality, and better wireless connectivity, giving users a better listening experience and a high sound rendering quality. With the addition of Bluetooth 4.2 wireless transmission technology, Cloud Mix benefits from broader platform compatibility. It is more convenient for users to wear as it does not have wires and boasts a total playtime of up to 20 hours for gamers to use.

5/5
5/5

Like most gaming headsets, HyperX Cloud Mix provides a strong low-frequency potential. Despite the slightly recessed sub-bass, the details are vibrant, and the instruments and vocals do not blend together, one can easily distinguish the distinct layers.

The broad sound field and precise positioning abilities make it more natural to listen to and recognize your enemy’s location. The HyperX Cloud Mix Bluetooth gaming headset is convenient to wear, enabling users to be more involved in your games.

Besides, the HyperX Cloud Mix Bluetooth gaming headset uses a dual-chamber design, An acoustical design that improves the listening experience for both gamers and regular music lovers. Overall, you’ll get a better sense of sound.

In the game, the sound effect can be heard with accuracy, even the location of your teammates or enemies can be noticed immediately. The direction of gunfire, the wind in the environment, the direction of cars, and the effect of human walking are all clearly visible. Footsteps, shouts, explosions, and guns firing are clear and transparent. The gaming experience is complete under these conditions. And thanks to the dual microphones, when you talk to your teammates, you can undoubtedly deliver your message with clarity. Even if you close your eyes, you can still feel the game’s immersion and let the sounds guide you through the battlefield.

Overall 4.5/5
4.5/5

What can be said about the HyperX Cloud Mix Bluetooth gaming headset is that it is by far the best gaming headset for the price. The excellent workmanship, processing quality, leatherette ear cups, and the comfortable wearing guarantees a pleasurable experience of playing games with the HyperX Cloud Mix. The dual-chamber design does help make the sound character more distinct, distortions are minimized, and the sound positioning and reproduction of the sound field are more accurate.

In the gaming industry, the Cloud Mix Bluetooth gaming headset is HyperX’s second wireless headset that maintains the HyperX Cloud’s design and manufacturing quality on both interior and exterior. The wireless gaming headset is also Hi-Res certified, empowering gamers to enjoy the high-resolution audio, whether they are gaming users or audio users can immerse in the gaming and audio atmosphere.

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