Alienware AW988 USB 15hrs Black

MPN: 520-AANP  |  EAN: 5397063930456  |  Model: AW988

Price Information

£170.00

as at 23 Sep 19 | 10:15 PM CET

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Choosist's Ratings

Alienware AW988 USB 15hrs Black - 520-AANP Performance, Usage and Feature Ratings
Use Rating
Wired + Wireless Combo
Outstanding
Wired
Outstanding
Wireless
Outstanding
Use With TV
Outstanding
Android (headphone port)
Outstanding
Apple iOS (headphone port)
Outstanding
PC or Mac
Outstanding
Use With Headphone Amp
Outstanding
MP3 Player
Outstanding
Musical Instrument
Just Right
Nintendo 3DS Compatible
Outstanding
Nintendo Wii U Compatible
Very Good
Nintendo Switch Compatible
Very Good
Xbox One Compatible
Very Good
PS4 Compatible
Just Right
PS Vita Compatible
Outstanding
Radio
Outstanding
Podcasts
Very Good
Audio Books
Very Good
Music
Outstanding
Video Content (Netflix, YouTube, TV)
Outstanding
Gaming
Outstanding
Over-Ear
Outstanding
Making Phone Calls
Just Right

Wired Connection

These wired headphones by Alienware are a really good choice if you prefer not to deal with some of the challenges posed by wireless headphones such as needing to always remember to recharge it before taking it out with you.

Wireless Connection

If you prefer to use a wireless connection to your audio device, these headphones from Alienware is a really good option as it helps removes the frustration of tangling wires.

Wireless + Wired Combo

With a pair that has both wired and wireless capabilities, you're free to choose how you'd like to connect to your devices.

Battery Life

These Alienware headphones are able to last for up to 15 hours.

Connected Devices

  • The TV - When you always have friends and family coming over, sometimes you want to catch up on your favourite show without bothering everyone else in the room. 
  • Android device with a port to connect wired headphones.
  • iOS device where a headphone port is present.
  • PC or Mac to listen to a variety of audio.
  • Headphone amp so that you can enjoy better quality audio.
  • MP3 player which allows you to enjoy your tunes on the go.
  • Musical instrument to enjoy some private practice time.

Game Console Compatibility

  • Works with the Nintendo Wii U
  • Works with the Nintendo Switch
  • Works with the Xbox One
  • Works with the PS4
  • Works with the PS Vita
  • Works with the Nintendo 3DS

Various Audio Content Types

  • Audio books which would require listening to warm sounds with an emphasis on the vocals.
  • Music such as tracks from your various favourite artists. 
  • Video content which consists of a wide range of media such as TV shows, binge-worthy series and the latest hits from the cinema.
  • Radio broadcasts ranging from local news to live performances which these headphones are definitely suited for.
  • Gaming audio while you keep yourself entertained with the latest titles on consoles or PC.
  • Podcasts for fun, knowledge and entertainment.

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Technical Specifications

Alienware AW988 USB 15hrs Black - 520-AANP Technical Specifications
Specification Description
Design
Colour of Product Black
Ear Coupling Over-ear
Ear Coupling - Over-ear Yes
Headphone or Headset Headset
Headset Type Dual Ear
Multi-function Control - Position On-ear
Multi-function Control - Type Digital
Multi-function Control Present Yes
Volume Control Present Yes
Volume Control Type Rotary
Wearing Style Head-band
Sound Technology
Acoustic System Name Closed Back
Headphone Frequency 20 - 20000 Hz
Headphone Sensitivity 107 dB
Impedance 16 Ω (Ohms)
Surround Sound Yes
Ports & Interfaces
3.5mm Connector 1 mm
Connectivity Technology Wired & Wireless
USB Connectivity Yes
USB Port - Micro Yes
USB Port - Type Micro
Wireless Type USB Transmitter
Battery
Battery Life (max) 15 hours
Battery Technology Lithium-Ion (Li-Ion)
Charging Source USB
Rechargeable Yes
Microphone
Boom Microphone Yes
Microphone Frequency 50 - 20000 Hz
Microphone Number 1
Weight & Dimensions
Depth 93.12 mm
Height 192.76 mm
Power Button Yes
Weight 380 g
Width 189.83 mm
Ergonomics
Detachable Cable Yes
Other Features
Purpose PC/Gaming
Packaging Content
Cables Included Audio (3.5mm), Micro-USB
Receiver Included Yes