12.5 C
New York
Monday, August 3, 2020
Home News Save $70 on the Alienware AW988 Wireless Gaming Headset at Dell

Save $70 on the Alienware AW988 Wireless Gaming Headset at Dell

As you have no doubt heard over the past weekend, The Last Of Us: Part II is out and it’s receiving unanimous praise. It’s no doubt a divisive game, but one element everyone seems to collectively agree on is the sound design, and players will want a great headset to be able to enjoy it. Dell currently has the Alienware AW988 Wireless Gaming Headset on sale for $160, down $70 from the usual $230. This game is just one of the many reasons to dive in and immerse yourself in the sounds of the gaming world with many fantastic titles across the spectrum to lose yourself in with their immersive sound design. Alienware is known for having some notoriously expensive products, so with a huge saving like this it’s hard not to want to purchase immediately.

One of the most notable things about the Alienware AW988 Wireless Gaming Headset is the aesthetic. Its futuristic style is only complemented further with the amount of customization options on offer to tailor it best to your personality. The ability to customize your lighting is available on the headset with effects, colors, brightness, tempo, and custom animations on over 150 supported games. PC users can download the Alienware Command Center to not only tweak the color arrangements, but mix up their audio settings for a personal preference. A comfortable headband also allows for a relaxing gaming experience with its lightweight feel.

As for the sound, the Alienware AW988 Wireless Gaming Headset is one of the best gaming headsets on the market. It features Alienware 7.1 virtual surround sound, gifting you a clear and immersive sound experience. Paralleled with its deep bass sound effects, you’ll be instantly transported from the comfort of your home to expansive worlds. Doubling as a built-in chat headset, users can also effectively communicate with their team through crystal clear dialogue and a noise-canceling microphone to bring the cleanest of audio quality. The audio/chat mixer will allow you to fiddle with the settings to create the perfect audio mix.

The wireless nature on PC of the headset allows a range of up to 40 feet, meaning you’ll be able to travel to most rooms of your home without a loss of connection. Coupled with the fact that the headset can hold up to 15 hours of battery life and your gaming sessions never have to worry about the battery draining. Users who wish to play on console systems can easily plug the headset in via the 3.5mm audio port and can be used across Nintendo Switch, PS4, and Xbox One.

We strive to help our readers find the best deals on quality products and services, and we choose what we cover carefully and independently. The prices, details, and availability of the products and deals in this post may be subject to change at anytime. Be sure to check that they are still in effect before making a purchase.Digital Trends may earn commission on products purchased through our links, which supports the work we do for our readers.


Google Pixel 4a pre-orders go live with August 20 availability

Google’s newest phone, the Pixel 4a, is finally available for pre-order. Having blown by its expected May launch, the handset arrives with a wallet-friendly $350 price tag.When much of the fanfare and advertising for phones tends to center around flagships and devices approaching $1,000, Google’s latest is a fraction of the price. Nevertheless, it still has more than enough hardware and modern software to satisfy the needs of the masses.At just $350, the Pixel 4a runs Android 10 and largely features the same camera experience that’s found in the Pixel 4. Moreover, it also has a headphone jack and a bigger battery than the standard model.Android 105.81-inch FHD+ displayQualcomm Snapdragon 730 processor6GB RAM128GB storage12.2-megapixel dual-pixel rear camera8-megapixel wide-angle camera3140mAh battery3.5mm audio jackAs to why the Pixel 4a is less than half the price of the Pixel 4, there are plenty of reasons. It’s just up to the buyer to determine whether it’s worth spending the extra money.With that said, the Pixel 4a does not have wireless charging, nor does it have the soft-touch glass back and water resistant protection. Instead it has a polycarbonate body to keep price down.AvailabilityThe Pixel 4a is available for pre-order in the US at Google Store and on Google Fi where it can be purchased unlocked at just $350. It will be more widely available to customers on August 20 through the Google Store, Best Buy, Amazon, and more. Additionally, US carriers will offer the phone, including Google Fi, US Cellular, and Verizon.Customers who purchase the Pixel 4a receive three month free trials of YouTube Premium, Google Play Pass and Google One.Interestingly enough, the Google Pixel 4a appears to be offered in black only through Google’s online store. Other colors expected in the lead-up to announcement included white and blue. Perhaps various carriers and retailers will have different options.

Google begins dropping details on Pixel 4a (5G) and Pixel 5

Today might be the official arrival of the Google Pixel 4a, but that doesn’t mean Google isn’t already looking to the horizon. Indeed, Google is ready to share details about the next few models in the pipeline.According to Google, the Pixel 4a (5G) and the Pixel 5 will arrive “this fall” and both will feature 5G connectivity. Moreover, Google is already sharing its expected price for the former, putting it at just $499.Whether the true difference between the standard 4a and the 5G-ready version is 5G support remains unclear.Google often debuts its flagship Pixel phones in October, and that would definitely fit in thethis fall” timeline. However, with the ongoing pandemic, and the fact that the Pixel 4a arrived nearly three months later than expected, it’s hard to say for sure.As Google tells us both the Pixel 4a (5G) and Pixel 5 will be available in the US, Canada, the UK, Ireland, France, Germany, Japan, Taiwan, and Australia.If you’re interested in learning more about either of these phones, you can sign up to receive updates.

Google Pixel 4a review: Google’s best phone in years

The Pixel 4a is Google's newest entry into the mid-range Android space. But with so much good competition, is it

You can buy a Pixel 4a now, but Google’s already teasing the Pixel 5

The camera will be the big draw for many people