Logitech G, a pioneer in gaming tech under Logitech, has announced the release of its latest innovation, the Logitech G ASTRO A50 X LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Headset and Base Station. This introduction marks the fifth generation of the well-received ASTRO A50 Series console gaming headset.
Designed to offer an unparalleled console gaming headset experience, the ASTRO A50 X boasts groundbreaking advancements in audio quality and connectivity. Among its notable features:
PLAYSYNC Technology: Allows seamless switching between Xbox, PS5, and PC with a single button press, enhancing connectivity and gaming experience across platforms.
PRO-G Graphene Audio Driver: Provides high-performance gaming audio, delivering exceptional sound quality.
24-bit LIGHTSPEED Wireless Technology: Ensures pro-grade performance on consoles, promising top-notch connectivity and reliability.
Ujesh Desai, general manager of Logitech G, emphasized the headset’s evolution, stating, “Our new A50 X elevates this beloved headset with an unmatched level of performance by combining the A50’s award-winning design with several new features and advanced technologies that truly revolutionize gameplay.”
The A50 X integrates comfort, sound quality, connectivity, communications, and compatibility – essential elements sought by gamers in an audio solution. This model merges the design of the original A50 with four groundbreaking innovations in the console headset market.
PLAYSYNC – Seamless Platform Switching
PLAYSYNC Technology allows gamers to effortlessly connect their Xbox Series X|S, PS5, and PC/MAC simultaneously, switching between all three gaming systems with a single click on the A50 X headset. This feature alters what the gamer views on their TV and hears in their headset, offering the freedom to shift to the desired gaming experience instantly.
The A50 X operates as a two-part Base Station and Wireless Headset system compatible with high-performance game consoles and 4K UHD Televisions utilizing HDMI 2.1 technology. The Base Station wirelessly directs audio to the A50 X Headset while transmitting the console’s video to the TV, maintaining fidelity and features such as 4K 120Hz HDR, VRR, and ALLM, ensuring high performance and ultra-low latency video.
High-Performance Gaming Audio
Sound is paramount in gaming, and the A50 X’s PRO-G GRAPHENE Audio Driver utilizes a 40 mm graphene diaphragm to deliver superior audio performance. This driver enhances sound reproduction accuracy, allowing players to identify audio objects more clearly and discern their location more quickly as objects move relative to the player.
Graphene, known for its breakthrough in audio clarity, detail, and spatial timing accuracy, reduces distortion while providing crisp highs, clear mids, and rich bass.
LIGHTSPEED Wireless Connectivity
Logitech G’s award-winning 24-bit LIGHTSPEED wireless technology ensures high-quality sound, reliable connectivity, and extended battery life. The Base Station offers simultaneous Bluetooth connectivity, enabling gamers to mix Discord chat with game audio or listen to music while playing.
Full-Band High-Resolution Microphone
The A50 X features Logitech G’s first headset with an integrated high-resolution 16-bit 48 kHz LIGHTSPEED microphone, capturing a broader spectrum of sound for unparalleled performance, clarity, and quality in a boom microphone. Players can control Game/Chat mix and balance volume between game and chat with on-ear controls across Xbox, PC, and PS5.
Gamers can fine-tune their gaming audio experience with G HUB on PC and the Logitech G App on iOS/Android devices. The software enables control over headset EQ presets, parametric EQ adjustments, noise reduction, and more.
Play for Zero – Sustainability Focus
The ASTRO A50 X boasts parts with a minimum of 35 percent post-consumer recycled content and FSC-certified paper packaging. Additionally, the product is certified Carbon Neutral, with Logitech G financing certified carbon offsets to neutralize its carbon impact.