Alienware reveals revamped gaming peripherals

Written by Jeff Lampkin

Alienware introduced a slew of revamped PC gaming peripherals at the moment in a Twitch livestream. As well as, it revealed pricing and launch data for its newest laptops from CES.

First, the mechanical Alienware Tri-Mode Wi-fi Gaming Keyboard allows you to join in 3 ways: a 2.4GHz wi-fi USB-C dongle (together with a dongle extender), Bluetooth 5.1 or a removable USB-A to USB-C paracord cable.​ The keyboard makes use of Cherry MX Crimson switches (with a 100 million actuation lifecycle), a programmable rocker change and dial, anti-ghosting and N-key rollover. The keyboard begins at $290 and launches within the US and China on April 14th and the remainder of the world on Might nineteenth.

Product marketing photo of the Alienware Tenkeyless Gaming Keyboard taken from the left side. It has RGB lighting under its mechanical keys. White background.
Alienware Tenkeyless Gaming Keyboard


The wired Tenkeyless Gaming Keyboard is a slimmer and extra compact mechanical mannequin. It additionally makes use of Cherry MX Crimson switches, double-shot PBT keycaps, anti-ghosting and N-key rollover. The keyboard has an built-in cable routing on its underside that permits you to place it towards the left, proper or heart, relying in your setup (and the USB cable is removable). It helps per-key RGB lighting in 16.8 million colours. It’s out there at the moment for $160.

Alienware additionally introduced the Twin-Mode Wi-fi Gaming Headset, which connects to your PC with a bundled USB-C dongle or 3.5mm audio cable. It has a 45mm-wide headband with a sliding adjustment and reminiscence foam ear cups lined in material. Alienware says it’s lots roomy inside with “snug contact factors together with your head.” It features a retractable growth mic and might cancel out background noise to your viewers whilst you’re talking (to not be confused with lively noise cancelation, which it doesn’t have). As well as, the headset makes use of 40mm drivers and helps Dolby Atmos. Lastly, the corporate says its battery will last as long as 30 hours. The headset is obtainable at the moment, costing $160.

Product photo of the Alienware Wired Gaming Headset, taken from the left-front, with glowing blue alien logo on the left side. White background.
Alienware Wired Gaming Headset


The corporate additionally revealed a second mannequin, the Alienware Wired Gaming Headset. Though you’ll have to plug it in by way of USB or a 3.5mm cable, it in any other case has close to function parity with the wi-fi mannequin. It additionally helps Dolby Atmos and has RGB lighting; it makes use of a 45mm sliding headband, reminiscence foam ear cups lined in material and a retractable growth mic with AI-powered voice isolation. The headset prices $100 and launches on April 14th in North America and China and Might nineteenth in different elements of the world.

The final of the newly introduced gear is the Alienware Wi-fi Gaming Mouse. It has a sculpted right-handed design with a devoted thumb channel “to assist present snug management throughout lengthy gaming periods.” It has unbiased L / R keyplates and optical switches. Alienware says the mouse’s sensor helps as much as 26,000 dots per inch whereas monitoring fast actions with 650 inches per second and 50G max acceleration. Moreover, it has tactile grip zones. Alienware guarantees as much as 140 hours of battery life, and the corporate says 5 minutes of charging (whereas on a low battery) will yield 10 hours of uptime. The mouse (which already launched in China final week) is obtainable at the moment in North America and on March thirty first elsewhere; it should value $100.

CES showroom photo of the Alienware m18 laptop. The dark-colored laptop sits on a white table with an alien logo on its screen.

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The corporate additionally introduced new pricing and launch data for merchandise it introduced at CES. The Alienware m16 and m18 laptops shall be out there in all Intel and Nvidia variants on March seventh. The m16 begins at $1,899, whereas the m18 begins at $2,099. In the meantime, the Dell G15 ($899 and up) and G16 ($1,499 and up) launch on March twenty first in Intel / Nvidia flavors. (AMD choices for all these fashions will arrive in Q2, with pricing data coming later.) Lastly, the Alienware x15 R2 launches in early April with a $1,799 beginning worth.

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Jeff Lampkin

Jeff Lampkin was the first writer to have joined He has since then inculcated very effective writing and reviewing culture at GamePolar which rivals have found impossible to imitate. His approach has been to work on the basics while the whole world was focusing on the superstructures.