Logitech has three new gaming mice, and the wi-fi ones lastly have USB-C up entrance. That’s proper, Micro USB’s reign of terror continues to be on the decline as Logitech’s new G502 X series gaming mice come to succeed the corporate’s common G502 line.
The three mice — G502 X, G502 X Lightspeed, and G502 X Plus — additionally now embrace hybrid optical-mechanical buttons for larger responsiveness in addition to a extra exact 25,600 dpi “Hero 25K” sensor. They’ll have an general lighter weight and are available in each black and white.
Whereas the mice sport the corporate’s new “Lightforce” hybrid optical-mechanical switches which are designed to make the most of the velocity of optical know-how, additionally they embrace the click satisfaction of a standard mouse button. Logitech claims that the optical change additionally wears much less, so it’ll last more than a totally mechanical one.
The bottom G502 X is wired and has the lightest weight of the bunch at 89 grams. Each the G502 X Lightspeed and G502 X Plus have 68 p.c sooner connectivity than the previous G502 Lightspeed, however solely the G502 X Plus comes with the corporate’s gameplay-reacting Lightsync RGB function.
The slight redesigns embrace a reversible DPI shift button for extra customizability, and in the event you’re a gaming novice like me, you’ll like the truth that you may take away it in the event you don’t use it. Logitech additionally lightened the scroll wheel to make free spinning simpler however also can change to ratcheted scrolling.
However let’s get this straight: the actual deal for getting this — or upgrading from the earlier mannequin — is the USB-C connectivity on the wi-fi fashions. They are often performed wired in a pinch however also can final on one cost for as much as 140 hours for the Lightspeed or as much as 120 hours for the Plus (with RGB off). You may as well obtain limitless battery life on each utilizing Logitech’s magical Powerplay wi-fi charging mouse pad. The wi-fi fashions can share a receiver dongle with any of the next Logitech G keyboards: G915, G915 TKL, or G715.
You possibly can preorder the brand new G502 X line on Logitech’s G website now. The wired G502 X goes for $79, and the wireless Lightspeed model is $139, and each will ship subsequent month. The Plus will set you back $159 and will begin delivery at present.