XPG is the gaming gear division of ADATA, and the PRIMER is their newest release. Instead of going for the lowest-possible weight, XPG chose to put quality first: a double-shot PBT shell, Omron switches rated for 20 M clicks, and PixArt's PMW3360 sensor ensure that this right-handed ergonomic mouse will last for a while.
The name already gives it away–what distinguishes the XM1 RGB from the regular XM1 is the addition of RGB lighting. The low-latency analog switch technology, PMW3389 sensor, highly flexible cable, and shape remain unchanged, but the internals have been thoroughly refreshed with new switches.
The ASUS TUF M3 gaming mouse is the company's latest budget offering. It has a right-handed ergonomic, Zowie EC2-like design, with custom PixArt PMW3325 sensor and 20 M click switches. The M3 comes with a complete software suite and RGB lighting support.
The Redragon M808 Storm has the same right-handed ergonomic shape as the Cobra M711 FPS, but comes at a lower weight and with a better cable. The sensor is PixArt's PAW3327, and extensive RGB lighting along with full software customizability are on board as well.
The Glorious Model D- is the smaller brother of the right-handed ergonomic Model D. As always, a low weight, PixArt's PMW3360 sensor, Omron switches for main buttons, rich RGB lighting, and extensive software customizability are on board, along with an improved physical construction.
The HK Gaming Mira-M is the bigger brother of the Mira-S. Much like the latter, the Mira-M comes with PixArt's PMW3360 sensor, Omron switches for the main buttons, a highly flexible cable, and PTFE mouse feet, all while keeping the weight basically the same (63 g), along with the price ($49.99).
Although the lighting is reminiscent of the Logitech G303, the Abkoncore A660 has a shape similar to the Logitech G203 or G305. Equipped with PixArt's PMW3325, Omron switches for the main buttons, and full software customizability, at just $20, the A660 is particularly interesting for those on a budget.
The ambidextrous Zephyr Gaming Mouse is a new Kickstarter project that aims to introduce a wholly new feature: a built-in fan to keep the hand cool. Additionally, PixArt's PMW3389 sensor, a lightweight honeycomb shell, and a highly flexible cable are on board, too.
The M686 Vampire Elite is Redragon's newest wireless offering. Equipped with PixArt's PAW3335 sensor, the right-handed ergonomic Vampire Elite promises top-tier tracking along with a battery life of up to 45 hours, as well as full RGB lighting and software support.
The ambidextrous Mira-S is HK Gaming's first gaming mouse. Thanks to its honeycomb shell, the weight is only 62 g. In addition to that, PixArt's PMW3360 sensor, Omron switches for the main buttons, a highly flexible cable, and PTFE mouse feet ensure great performance at a competitive price point.
The Abkoncore A530 is just $20, and is a variation of the popular Sensei shape. Equipped with a PixArt PMW3325 sensor, Omron switches for the main buttons, and extensive software and RGB lighting configuration options, it should be worth a look for anyone on a budget.
The ASUS Pugio II is an ambidextrous wireless gaming mouse packed with features: for connectivity you can use 2.4 GHz wireless or Bluetooth, the main button switches are hot-swap, PixArt's top-tier PAW3335 sensor ensures good accuracy and the battery will last for 69 hours.
Equipped with optical switches for the main buttons and PixArt's PMW3360 sensor, the right-handed ergonomic Cobra M711 FPS includes features you'd typically only see in higher price brackets. Additionally, full RGB lighting and software support are on board as well.
The DM2 Supreme is the new version of Dream Machines' DM2 series of right-handed ergonomic mice. While the shape remains unchanged, the internals have received an upgrade: Huano switches for the main buttons, an ultra-flexible cable, and PixArt's PMW3389 sensor.
The Razer Viper Mini is the little brother of 2019's Viper. While priced like a budget mouse, the Viper Mini makes no compromises when it comes to performance: a weight of just 58 g, improved optical main button switches, a highly flexible cable, pure PTFE mouse feet, and Razer's PAW3359 sensor make for an impressive feature list.
The right-handed ergonomic ROG Chakram unites all the features one could think of: two wireless modes (2.4 GHz and Bluetooth), a programmable and removeable joystick, magnetic buttons, and swappable main button switches, along with PixArt's top-tier PAW3335 sensor, wireless charging, full RGB, and more.
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.