The Steelseries Elite Prism, reinforces the old adage, that for the right results, you need the right equipment. For those of you who thought gaming wasn’t a ‘real’ job, do we have news for you. Professional gamers today make hundreds of thousands of dollars from online and offline gaming events. In many circles, these pimpled and often pubescent ‘athletes’ are regarded as quite the star attraction.
Now say that you are among these ‘stars’, you’ve got your ‘battlegear’ ready. High-end laptop, check. Joysticks, check. Bottle of Gatorade, check. What would you do for the crispest and best defined sound, because even the slightest rustle, creak or hiss may be the difference between victory and defeat! You invest of course, in one of the best gaming headphones available in the market.
The market is full of stiff competition, from local, Chinese and Singaporean brands, like Kingston, Asus, NVidia and several others. Enter Danish heavyweight, Steelseries, a name that is both hallowed and respected by gamers the world over. Their latest entrant, the Steelseries Elite Prism, is one piece of kit, that will have your inner gamer chomping at the bit and foaming at the mouth for a crack at the competition, while donning this beast.
Design and specs
Lightweight and comfortable, the Steelseries Elite Prism, is obviously designed for the exhaustive, serious gamer (read one who can go on through the weekend, without as much as a comfort break). The Steelseries Elite Prism has a frequency response range of 16 to 28000 Hz, which means no sound, however soft, or detailed and layered will ever escape the wearer. In its dedication to immersive sound, this headset is one seriously awesome piece of kit. In terms of the workmanship and fit, the device feels and looks really expensive, well-constructed and of course premium, the Steelseries Elite Prism, comes across as a complete winner.
If the design and specs are impressive, the performance will seriously blow you away. The Steelseries Elite Prism, is a beast in terms of performance. The Steelseries Elite Prism is Dolby 7.1 enabled, and sounds phenomenal. What’s more? The Steelseries Elite Prism is compatible with Android, iPhone, Windows (mobile and desktop) and the Sony Playstation platforms. Xbox fans will need to pick up an adaptor to use this bundle of sheer joy on their platform. We put a slew of games on trial on this machine, and we are happy to report, that the Steelseries Elite Prism, did not disappoint, on any count.
Availability and Pricing
There’s a school of thought that says you ought to pay a premium for the best equipment on the market. Considering the Steelseries Elite Prism is damn near the best piece of kit, we’ve tested in a while, the price tag of Rs. 16,999/- seems quite fair. The Steelseries Elite Prism is available across various outlets online, and premium gaming shops and speciality audio stores offline as well.
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