I'm impressed! The ambidextrous LIX Plus is SPC Gear's first foray into the world of gaming mice. A weight of just 59 g, PixArt's PMW3360, Omron switches for the main buttons, and a paracord-like cable surely are a great way to start things off.
Sharkoon joins the lightweight gaming mouse trend with the Light² 200. Weighing in at just 62 g, the right-handed ergonomic Light² 200 also brings PixArt's PMW3389 sensor, Omron switches for the main buttons, high quality mouse feet, and a flexible cable to the table, all while keeping the price wallet-friendly.
The Kain 200 is ROCCAT's wireless addition to the Kain line-up. Much like the Kain 100 and 120, the Kain 200 has a highly sophisticated button mechanism, premium materials, and a fairly unique right-handed ergonomic shape. The biggest difference is the sensor: PixArt's flagship model for wireless applications, the PAW3335.
The G604 is Logitech's new multi-purpose wireless gaming mouse. The HERO 16K sensor and 15 fully programmable buttons make it suitable for FPS, MOBA, and MMO gaming. Wireless operation is possible in 2.4 GHz Lightspeed or Bluetooth mode, and the metal scroll wheel may tilt horizontally and spin freely, making the G604 suitable for productivity, too.
The right-handed ergonomic Dark Core RGB Pro is the newest revision of Corsair's Dark Core series. The custom PixArt PAW3392 sensor, eight programmable buttons, and 2000 Hz maximum polling rate make it suitable for FPS, RTS, and MMO/MOBA games. Wireless operation is possible in low-latency 2.4 GHz or Bluetooth mode.
The SteelSeries Rival 3 is the successor to the Rival 100/110 budget ambidextrous gaming mice. The Rival 3 comes with a new sensor (TrueMove Core), updated main button switches (60 million clicks), reduced weight, and improved Prism RGB lighting.
ASUS updates their Strix line of mice with the Strix Impact II, an ambidextrous gaming mouse featuring PixArt's 3327 sensor, a weight of 79 g, a pivoted button mechanism, and ASUS' exclusive main button switch hotswap socket design allowing one to extend the lifespan of the mouse.
ROCCAT expands their Kain line-up with the Kain 100. Sporting the same patented click mechanism and RGB lighting system as its bigger brother, the Kain 120, the Kain 100 features a slightly inferior sensor (PMW3331) and different, but still high-quality materials, all at a relatively low weight of 86 grams.
The Scimitar RGB Elite is the newest entry in Corsair's MMO/MOBA gaming mice line. It still features the same patented 12-button key-slider side panel and the same shape and shell, but comes with an upgraded sensor (PMW3391) as well as improved components and materials.
About ten years after the release of the Sensei (Xai), SteelSeries brings one of their most beloved shapes back with the Sensei Ten. It may look like the original Sensei from the outside, but has the most recent tech under the hood: SteelSeries' newest flagship sensor, the TrueMove Pro, and main button switches rated for 60 million clicks.
The Abkoncore A900 is a medium-sized, ambidextrous mouse with side buttons on the left side only. Despite being priced as a budget mouse, it comes with features one would expect from a premium model: PixArt PMW3389 sensor, Omron switches for the main buttons, and full RGB lighting.
Adesso isn't too known as a brand among mouse enthusiasts. Let's see if Adesso is able to change that with this 9-button, 6400 CPI right-handed ergonomic mouse.
Dream Machines is back with another right-handed ergonomic mouse. Equipped with a PMW3389 sensor, Huano switches for most buttons, Dream Machines' highly flexible "shoelace" cable, and an impressive set of RGB lighting, the DM4 Evo should be worth a look not just for those on a budget.
After the highly successful Model O and O-, Glorious now release their take on a lightweight right-handed ergonomic mouse. Sporting the same PMW3360 sensor, Omron switches for the main buttons, 68 g weight, and high quality feet and cable, the Model D should be worth a look for anybody in the market for an affordable gaming mouse.
The Endgame Gear XM1 was one of the most acclaimed releases last year due to its PMW3389 sensor, lightweight shell, innovative low-latency switch technology, and Sensei-like ambidextrous shape. The XM1 White not only comes with a new coating and color scheme, but an improved cable, updated buttons, and enhanced mouse feet.
Much like the MM710, the MM711 comes with a low-weight ambidextrous honeycomb shell, a PixArt PMW3389 sensor, main button switches rated for 20 million clicks, a particularly flexible cable, and full software customizability, but adds RGB to the mix.
Describing the Glorious Model O- is rather simple: it is the Model O, just sized down. As a consequence, the weight has come down to 58 g, but everything else that made the Model O a success has remained the same: PMW3360 sensor, Omron switches rated for 20 million clicks, a flexible cable, and high quality mouse feet.
ROCCAT's newest iteration of their popular Kone series, the Kone Pure Ultra, improves on its predecessors in many ways: a drastically lower form factor of just 66 g, PixArt's PMW 3389 sensor, and ROCCAT's very own AIMO lighting system.
With a right-handed ergonomic shape that is strongly reminiscent of the Razer Basilisk, Dream Machines' DM5 Blink checks a lot of boxes: PixArt's PMW3389, main buttons rated for 20 million clicks, and an impressive set of RGB lighting.
Razer's most recent addition to the market of lightweight mice, the Viper, is now available wireless as well. The Viper Ultimate combines the all-new Focus+ sensor, improved wireless tech, and a highly competitive weight of just 74g to compete with Logitech's current wireless flagship, the G Pro Wireless.
Endgame Gear is a new brand in the gaming peripherals market, but they certainly aren't rookies. Their first gaming mouse, the XM1, has a symmetrical shape and features a PixArt PMW3389 optical sensor, Omron switches rated for 50 million clicks, a very lightweight shell, and exceptionally fast click response times.
With the M4, Xtrfy joins the recent lightweight gaming mouse craze. Bringing a PixArt PMW3389, a weight of 69g, and full RGB capabilities to the table, the M4 should be worth a look for anyone who's in the market for a right-handed ergonomic gaming mouse.
The newest gaming mouse and keyboard bundle from MSI is mainly targeted at people with a limited budget who still want all the RGB capabilities one could ask for. The Vigor GK30 Gaming Combo consists of a Clutch GM11 ambidextrous gaming mouse and a full-sized Vigor GK30 rubber-dome membrane keyboard.
Zowie finally released the acclaimed S series with their signature black matte coating. In this review, we'll see what else may have changed under the hood, and whether this PixArt PMW3360-equipped mouse is worth your money in today's market.
The Dark Project ME1 is a lightweight right-handed ergonomic gaming mouse with a familiar shape for those who know their mice. It features a PixArt PMW3360 top optical sensor, Huano switches rated for 20 million clicks, and RGB lighting.