Logitech and ASTRO Gaming have announced a collaboration on in-ear headphones for PCs, virtual reality headsets, consoles and mobile games. According to the partners, the new headphones will have “the same design, performance and sound quality that gamers expect from Logitech G and ASTRO, with special features optimized for every gaming experience.
The new line of in-ear headphones will be built on a common architecture designed for lightweight, portable sound solutions. It includes two drivers, one for high and mid frequencies, and one for bass. Most models will also have a high-quality built-in microphone and mobile device controls.
The headphones come in three sizes with soft earmuffs, while the rugged aluminum housing and flat cables, which are not tangled, “ensure reliability, durability and superior appearance. Versions of Logitech G will be optimized for PC gaming and virtual reality, while ASTRO versions will focus on console and mobile gaming.
The first fruit of the collaboration is the Logitech G333 VR headphones, which are positioned to complement the Oculus Quest 2 VR headset. The headphones have non-standard length, asymmetrical cable, easy connection and sound profile customization optimized for Oculus Quest 2. The headphones use 5.8 and 9.2 mm diameter drivers. The impedance is 24 ohms. The declared range of reproduced frequencies is 20-20 000 Hz, sensitivity is 101.6±3 dB (at 1 kHz). The headphones weigh 12 g and cost 50 dollars. Preliminary orders have already been started.