Corsair HS55 Wireless, review: headphones as light as they are powerful

We tested new headphones that are as comfortable as they are light with great audio quality and good autonomy.

Corsair HS55 Wireless, one of the most comfortable new headphones

Corsair continues to establish itself as a perfect brand for gamers to enhance their experiences on both consoles and PCs with additional hardware accessories such as power supplies or hardware, as well as peripherals from keyboards, monitors, mice or, for example, headphones. One of the latter are new HS55 Wireless Carbonsome fairly light wireless that has some features to take into account after we have been able to test them in different games by configuring some of their features.

Corsair introduces these headphones with low latency wireless connectivity to deliver “high-quality audio without cables, with a range of up to 15 meters and compatibility with Bluetooth for mobile devices“, among others, since it is also compatible with desktop PCs, laptops, mobiles, PS4 and PS5. In addition, its battery is most striking, since with 2.4 GHz wireless transmission we have up to 37 hours of autonomy with Bluetooth.

Technical specifications

Corsair HS55 Wireless
Response frequency: 20 Hz – 20 kHz
Diaphragms size: 50 mm
Viscoelastic padding
passive noise cancellation
Connection type: Wifi 2.4GHz – 50 meters / Bluetooth 5.2 – 10 meters
Weight: 266 grams
Microphone Type: Omnidirectional / 100 Hz – 100 kHz / -41dB / 2.4k Ohms
2.4GHz autonomy: 24 hours / Bluetooth autonomy: 37 hours
Others: compatible with Google Assistant, Siri, Alexa and Cortana / Wifi 2.4 GHz: PC, MAC, PS4. PS5 / Bluetooth: Xbox, Android, iOS

Box contents and first impressions

Corsair HS55 Wireless

Corsair HS55 Wireless, the most comfortable headphones

The Corsair HS55 Wireless headphones come in a yellow box inside which they keep the product well packed in cardboard to protect them together with their USB-C charging cable, USB Wifi 2.4 GHz adapter to connect them without using Bluetooth and a series of manuals.

The first contact with these helmets is most pleasant thanks to its viscoelastic padding systemin addition to a weight of the lightest: only 266g. In this way, they do not bother us in long gaming sessions that we have had in titles like Hogwarts Legacy, the endless game with which we have had these helmets on our heads very firmly and with passive audio cancellation thanks to a most satisfactory insulation system.

On the right side of the headphones we will find the power button, a status LED and the Bluetooth connectivity LED, while on the left the microphone button, the volume wheel and the charging cable port. As for battery, the Corsair HS55 Wireless offer Autonomy up to 24 hours via WiFi and up to 37 hours via Blueetohalthough this number of hours does not cause concern knowing that with only 15 minutes of charging it is possible to enjoy up to 6 hours of play.

He headset microphone It is used to communicate with other players in games, as well as to connect to work meetings or friends. The sound of the keyboard or our surroundings are totally excluded and, although not replacing a quality microphone, It is an extra that can save us in an emergency, of a temporary substitute or of a microphone with which we will not sound with the best quality but it will fulfill its function. That said, emphasize that it can be turned on and off automatically when placed in position.

CORSAIR iCUE software

Powerful CORSAIR iCUE software lets you customize sound equalizer settings, enjoy 7.1 surround sound, and more.

Any owner of the Corsair HS55 Wireless can get even more out of it thanks to the CORSAIR iCUE software programwhich allows you to customize sound equalizer settings, control side noise, enjoy Dolby Audio 7.1 surround sound and much more, such as reducing idle timeout to schedule automatic shutdown and save battery life. However, it should be noted that Dolby Audio 7.1 surround sound is only available when using the software on PC and Mac.

user experience

When concluding whether the Corsair HS55 Wireless headphones should be looked at the most important features, perhaps comfort being the most essential. Being so light and with a diameter that fits perfectly, They become an essential peripheral when playing gamesAlthough it is also true that we are used to using it even to watch a series or enter a work meeting, which demonstrates its quality.

The sound quality of the headphones is also very good., while its autonomy allows us to enjoy long and continuous sessions without worrying about having to charge its battery. Anyway, its charging is really fast. Among its negative points, it only emphasizes a microphone that does not capture sound with excellent quality, although it does fulfill its function. Finally, the recommended retail price is €119.99Although stores like Amazon already have offers.

Corsair HS55 Wireless

Are the Corsair HS55 Wireless headphones worth it?
In favor
  • The comfort when wearing the headphones is perfect.
  • Its autonomy is quite considerable.
  • Very good audio quality
  • Microphone quality differs from headphones
  • The price. They have an RRP of 119.99 euros
conclusions The Corsair HS55 Wireless have conquered us by being very complete by having great sound quality through quality headphones that are very comfortable to wear for a long time, also highlighting their lightness. Finally, highlight its great autonomy via Bluetooth, but also by Wifi 2.4GHz – 50 meters. It should be noted that they are not only used to play, but also to connect to work or with friends, although it is true that its microphone could be somewhat better.

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