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Astro A50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Astro A50. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 3.8/5 for other Headsets for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the comfort and design. The usability and sound also get good opinions, whereas there are some mixed opinions about the price. Some have doubts about the treble quality and portability.

sound, usability, design, comfort

portability, treble quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Headsets the Astro A50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 82/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

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Expert review by: Ryan Waniata (

Astro A50


Despite the low-key name, Astro Gaming has quietly become a gold standard in the gaming community for its virtual surround sound products. The Astro A40 headset helped set the bar for 7.1-channel replication, and it continues to be one of the most...

Immersive virtual sound environment ; Pristine clarity ; Comfortable design ; Great balance

Slightly bright treble ; EQ switch doesn’t deliver

The Astro A50 made every game title we played more engrossing and entertaining with terrific virtual surround and extremely visceral, powerful sound.

Nov, 2012

Expert review by: Scott Lowe (

Astro A50 wireless gaming headset review


In a market dominated by names like Turtle Beach and Tritton, Astro Gaming has established a reputation as a boutique purveyor of premium gaming audio products, beloved by enthusiasts and professional players alike. But after a quiet acquisition by...

Outstanding audio quality ; Simple to set up and use ; Comfortable to wear

Expensive ; Bulky, heavy design

The best gaming audio for those that can afford it

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Alex Roth (

Astro A50 Gaming Headset review


Is Astro's A50 the premiere gaming audio package?

Excellent sound fidelity and mixing ; Soft, comfy ear cups ; Out of the box, connects to anything with an optical port

Variable battery performance ; Lack of separate channels for talk and game sound ; Useful cables and adapters sold separately

We heartily recommend the Astro A50 to any gamer who wants a powerful, versatile headset. It offers excellent sound fidelity and mixing, and being able to use it on a PC, Mac, Xbox 360 or PS3 makes it worth the money. While going between multiple...

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: a1inchpunch (

Astro A50


I had AX Pros before these and I thought that the quality could not be matched. until i bought the Astro A50 wireless headset. amazing sound quality, sharp design and user frindly functionality. Great for FPS games aswell as blue Rays. they are worth...

Consumer review by: Craig (

Astro A50


Good sound. Chargeable on dock so my son won't leave them on the floor