It came as no surprise that Astro Gaming won multiple awards this year at E3. The headset used around the eSports scene is now trying to make a name for themselves outside of it. For those unfamiliar with Astro Gaming, they makes premium gaming equipment used by professional gamers around the eSports scene. During E3 gamers around the world convened at the Los Angeles Convention Center to witness the latest in gaming. Many gamers had the privilege to try out the latest headset from Astro. The Astro A38 Wireless Headset goes for $299.99 in white/yellow or gray/blue.
This would be Astro’s first headset made not just for pro gamers but for consumers in general. The A38’s comes with many features that justify the price; the-state-of-the-art Active Noise Canceling drivers for one, which comes handy in a world full of distractions. The headset is Bluetooth 3.0 compatible with low latency and AAC high fidelity playback which makes this headset compatible with most of your electronics that supports Bluetooth. What impressed us the most was the NFC rapid pairing technology. This technology is fairly new and Astro is revolutionizing the way it’s being used. This headset is truly an one-in-all headset for gamers. With a microphone built in and smartphone connectivity via Bluetooth or NFC and you will now enjoy high quality audio sound and communicate with your friends and family wirelessly!
APGNation is proud to award Astro Gaming with “Best Headset” For Gamers Daily Use (at E3). Astro Gaming is making it effortless for gamers to listen to streams (Twitch), videos (YouTube) and music with 15+ hours of chat and 20+ hours of battery life! With their NFC technology making it faster to pair with compatible devices and allowing gamers to keep their hands free at all timess. The A38 Headset is a true All-in-One Gamer headset. Customizable speaker tags makes your A38’s personal just for you!
“Best Technology” by Hardcore Gamer
“Best of Show” Runner-Up by CVGames
“Best Gaming Accessory” by Devlzgame
SAN FRANCISCO – JULY 1, 2014 – Skullcandy, Inc. (Nasdaq: SKUL), the original lifestyle and performance lifestyle audio brand and its division ASTRO Gaming, creators of premium video gaming equipment, announced that the studio’s highly anticipated ASTRO A38 Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headset won several awards at the 2014 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), held in Los Angeles, June 10-12.
ASTRO Gaming A38 Winner for “Best Technology” from Hardcore Gamer
“It’s surprisingly lightweight and incredibly easy to sync with your phone. The sound quality is top notch, and better yet, it’s not solely restricted to handheld devices as it will work with anything that contains BluetoothTM capabilities. Astro A38 is on its way to become the decisive wireless option for headphones.”
ASTRO Gaming A38 Runner-Up for “Best of Show” from CVGames
“Astro Gaming is known for creating some of the highest quality gaming headsets on the market today and our review of the Astro A50 and Astro A40 proves just that. Astro is now heading into the mainstream with the upcoming release of the Astro A38. This is a bluetooth headset that will connect to your PlayStation Vita, Android Smart Phone, iPhone, iPad, and other tablets and mobile devices. This is also the first non-gaming device we have picked to be included in our “Best of E3” Awards.”
ASTRO Gaming A38 Winner for “Best Gaming Accessory” from Devlzgame
The ASTRO A38 Active Noise Cancelling Wireless Headset represents the company’s first foray into a more consumer-oriented headset that maintains the same signature ASTRO Audio, comfort and build quality users have come to expect from the ASTRO Gaming brand. But make no mistake about it, the ASTRO A38 is as comfortable answering a phone on the Metro, watching streaming entertainment on the go or, more importantly, fragging in your favorite tablet-based shooter.
The ASTRO A38 combines APTX low latency BluetoothTM, AAC high-fidelity Bluetooth playback with state-of-the-art Active Noise Cancelling technologies to deliver the ultimate in wireless mobility and functionality. The headset can easily connect to any Bluetooth enabled device and drown out the world with Active Noise Cancelling speakers. For mobile phone use, the built-in microphone also utilizes Active Noise Cancelling technology to provide the freedom of communicating clearly and effectively in even the most challenging locations such as a commuter train, concert, or sporting event. Additionally, with more than 20 hours of battery life, the ASTRO A38 can outlast just about any activity thrown its way — making it the perfect travel headset, office headset, commute headset or mobile gaming headset.
The ASTRO A38 Active Noise Canceling Wireless Headset will release later this summer. For more information about Skullcandy, ASTRO Gaming or the upcomingASTRO A38, please visit www.astrogaming.com.