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Arms-on: Logitech G Professional X Superlight wi-fi gaming mouse sheds weight, not pace for $150


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There’s not a lot to Logitech G’s newest wi-fi gaming mouse, however that is type of the purpose. The Professional X Superlight is lower than 63 grams (2.2 ounces) making it the corporate’s lightest mouse ever, and 25% lighter than its normal Professional wi-fi mouse. That is a couple of 20-gram distinction and to get it that low Logitech trimmed it up throughout — aside from the battery life. 

The $150 Professional X Superlight is designed for eSports and avid gamers who’s primary concern is having the lightest, quickest mouse attainable with out resorting to drilling holes within the shell. Actually, this is among the few ultralight gaming mice that is not riddled with hexagons to get the load down. 

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As an alternative, Logitech trimmed off options from the Professional wi-fi mouse such because the detachable left and proper facet buttons — there’s only a mounted pair on the left facet — and the programmable DPI button on the underside (although it could’ve been good to by some means have that perform built-in into the facility swap that’s there). Additionally, there’s only one infinitesimal standing gentle on high.

Bigger PTFE ft lower down on drag.  

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Pace, pace and extra pace

The Professional X Superlight’s weight paired with the general compact form make it comfy for palm, fingertip and claw grips, and the buttons have a crisp click on to them — not too agency, not too gentle. Logitech elevated the dimensions of the ft and used 100% PTFE (aka polytetrafluoroethylene, aka Teflon) to ensure this mouse retains shifting even when you’re urgent down laborious; components can doubtlessly add drag. A round door on the underside covers the wi-fi receiver storage. Logitech contains two doorways, one with PTFE (pictured above) and one with out. (You can even use it with out the door if you’d like it fractionally lighter.)

The mouse makes use of Logitech’s personal Lightspeed wi-fi expertise for a better-than-wired reference to its USB-A receiver. A receiver extension adapter is included so you’ll be able to preserve the receiver shut; a micro-USB cable is included, too, when you actually wish to use the mouse wired and for charging. The Professional X Superlight has the identical measurement battery as the usual Professional wi-fi mouse and lasts for as much as 70 hours of gameplay.  

If you happen to do not like the graceful plastic, Logitech contains precut grip tape. 

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The Professional X Superlight makes use of Logitech’s Hero 25Ok sensor with a DPI as much as 25,600 and monitoring at a sub-micron stage. So mainly you are getting the very best Logitech has to supply in an ultralight physique. It will simply be your reflexes and fairly presumably your checking account that stands in the best way of a win. The Logitech G Professional X Superlight shall be $150 when it goes on sale on Dec. 3. The value converts to roughly £115 within the UK and AU$205 in Australia.

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