FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--HyperX, the gaming division of Kingston Technology Company, Inc., today announced the HyperX Cloud Flight™ wireless gaming headset, HyperX Pulsefire Surge™ RGB gaming mouse and HyperX™ Alloy Elite RGB gaming keyboard as winners of the 2018 Red Dot Award in the product design discipline. This is the second consecutive year that HyperX has been recognized as a design leader in the gaming industry.
The HyperX Cloud Flight wireless gaming headset was launched earlier this year at CES 2018 and received the Red Dot Award for its product design. Comfort and convenience was key when designing the Cloud Flight, which offers up to 30 hours1 of battery life, the longest in the gaming market today, coupled with a closed cup design, 90-degree rotating ear cups, and HyperX memory foam, Cloud Flight also provides an immersive in-game audio experience with 50mm drivers and broadcasting at 2.4 GHz.
The HyperX Alloy Elite RGB gaming keyboard also won the Red Dot accolade for its distinctive offerings including NGenuity™ software that allows color customization up to three different lighting profiles that can be saved directly to the keyboard’s on-board memory for on-the-go lighting. The Alloy Elite RGB is built with a solid steel frame and offers dedicated media buttons, a large volume wheel along with quick access buttons for brightness, lighting effects, game mode, and pass-through USB 2.0 port.
Winning in the product design category, the HyperX Pulsefire Surge RGB gaming mouse has five customizable native DPI settings that support up to 16,000 DPI, which can be set to each gamer’s individual style. The onboard memory allows users to customize lighting and effects and save up to three profiles for on-the-go gaming. With a 360-degree RGB light ring that can be customized through the HyperX NGenuity software. Advanced customization tools include sensor performance settings, macros and DPI settings.
“We are honored to win the Red Dot Design Award in three categories,” said Baron Lee, manager of product management, HyperX. “Our design success is credited to the diligence of the global HyperX product design team working to achieve the goal of being the top gaming accessories brand.”
The Red Dot Award in Product Design dates back to 1955 and is an international design competition. In 48 categories, manufacturers and designers from all over the world offer their best products for consideration. A jury evaluates the entries and only products with highest design quality will receive a Red Dot Design Award.
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, and power users with high-performance components. For 15 years, the HyperX mission has been to develop gaming products for gamers — high-speed memory, solid state drives, headsets, keyboards, mice, USB flash drives, and mouse pads — to the gaming community and beyond. The award-winning HyperX brand has carved its name atop the leaderboard by consistently delivering products that deliver superior comfort, aesthetics, performance, and reliability. HyperX gear is the choice of 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 4 million headsets worldwide.
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1 Tested at 50% headphone volume