COLOGNE, Germany– (BUSINESS WIRE) -(Gamescom) - HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology, Inc., today announced new HyperX Aqua mechanical switches at Gamescom for the HyperX Alloy Origins™ mechanical gaming keyboard. At the show, HyperX also revealed a suite of Qi certified wireless charging products including the HyperX Cloud Flight™ S wireless gaming headset, HyperX Pulsefire Dart wireless gaming mouse and HyperX ChargePlay™ Base Qi wireless charger.
"The wireless charging ecosystem is maturing, and HyperX is excited to be launching products with Qi certified wireless charging capabilities," said Mark Leathem, vice president, HyperX. "HyperX recognizes the growing trend for wireless technology and wants the ultimate users in gaming freedom, convenience and customization for immersive and engaging gaming experiences."
- HyperX Alloy Origins Mechanical Gaming Keyboard: The new HyperX Origins mechanical gaming keyboard uses HyperX mechanical switches. Computex, the new HyperX Aqua switch enters the market as a tactile switch that features Alloy Origins gaming keyboards provide dynamic lighting with exposed LEDs on the key-switch, provide brighter and more radiant RGB lighting. The Alloy origins memory for the on-the-go lighting and macro settings.1 HyperX NGENUITY software offers LED lighting and for key RGB customization.1
- HyperX Cloud Flight S Wireless Gaming Headset: The HyperX Cloud Flight S wireless headset offers up to 30 hours2 of battery life and features custom-tuned HyperX 7.1 surround sound with built-in game and chat mixer. Cloud Flight S uses a 2.4 GHz wireless frequency. The headset also comes with built-in controls to adjust LED effects, mic mute, power, and volume. It also supports a three-pole analog audio connection and is compatible with Qi certified wireless charging devices.3
- HyperX Pulsefire Dart Wireless Gaming Mouse: The first HyperX wireless gaming mouse Pulsefire Dart operates on a 2.4 GHz wireless frequency and uses Pixart 3389 sensor with three preset DPI settings with LED indicators (800 / 1600 / 3200) and native DPI settings up to 16000 DPI. Designed with individual left and right mouse buttons using Omron switches for fast response times, with 50M click rate per switch. Advanced customization for RGB lighting effects, 6 programmable buttons and macros are customizable using HyperX NGENUITY software. Pulsefire Dart is compatible with Qi certified wireless charging devices3 and long lasting battery life with up to 50 hours on a single charge.4
- HyperX ChargePlay Base Qi Wireless Charger: The HyperX ChargePlay Base is a wireless charger that is multi-device compatible and can charge two Qi devices rated at 10 watts for charging pad.5 The ChargePlay Base offers separate battery indicator displays to easily monitor the charging status of the devices.
The new HyperX products will be on display and demonstrated at Gamescom in the HyperX booth in Hall F08N Stand A-010, behind Hall 8, Aug. 20 - 24.
The new products will be available through HyperX's retail network and e-tail outlets as follows:
- HyperX Alloy Origins Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (HyperX Red Switch) - Available in Oct. at $ 109.99 MSRP
- HyperX Alloy Origins Mechanical Gaming Keyboard (HyperX Aqua Switch) - Available in Q1 2020 at $ 109.99 MSRP
- HyperX Cloud Flight S Wireless Gaming Headset - Available in Q1 2020 at $ 199.99 MSRP
- HyperX Pulsefire Dart Wireless Gaming Mouse - Available in Sept. at $ 99.99 MSRP
- HyperX ChargePlay Base Qi Wireless Charger - Available in Sept. at $ 59.99 MSRP
1 For key RGB lighting customizable with HyperX NGENUITY software
2 Tested at 50% volume no LED
3 Qi wireless charger sold separately
4 Tested on default lighting. Battery life varies based on usage and computing conditions
5 Included AC Adapter supports 2 devices up to 10W per pad (up to 15W total when charging 2 devices) your device may have additional charging limitations
HyperX is the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., the world's largest independent memory manufacturer, with the goal of providing gamers, PC builders, PCs, and mobile power users with high-performance components. For 16 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for all types of gamers - high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, charging accessories for console players, USB flash drives, and mousepads - to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand is known for consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of celebrity ambassadors, pro gamers, tech enthusiasts, and overclockers worldwide because it meets the most stringent product specifications and is built with best-in-class components. HyperX has shipped over 60 million memory modules and 7 million gaming headsets worldwide.
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