Logitech G903 Lightspeed

$149.99

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Pros
  • Excellent wireless performance
  • Lightweight structure
  • smoothly formed
  • Suitable for both left- and right-handed

Logitech’s latest and finest wireless gaming mouse provides a few performance enhancements. But, to completely unlock its potential, you will want to purchase its pricy charging mouse pad.

The Logitech G900 has reigned as the indisputable king of wireless gaming mice since it was introduced annually. Presently, a successor is already named together with the Logitech G903.

To most, this peripheral may look to be a premature sequel. However, its capacity to draw electricity from Logitech’s brand new PowerPlay mouse pad may resolve one of the very last annoyances of wireless gambling mice.

Nevertheless, to find this winning mix, you will want to spend $149 (#149, AU$249) on the Logitech G903 – that is a whole lot to spend on a gaming mouse alone – and yet another $99 (#109, AU$199) for your PowerPlay. Absolutely, this is a costly setup, together with all the $139 (#139, AU$239) Razer Lancehead being a worthy competitor that is also 10 dollars cheaper than Logitech’s mouse by itself

Despite having a price high enough to make your eyes water, the performance of Logitech’s flagship wireless gaming mouse, along with the convenience that the wireless charging pad, are all worth each cent within our bookGO

Design

Physically speaking, the Logitech G903 only changes in a slight ways by its predecessor. The gunmetal grey areas of the Logitech G900 are substituted with a just black colour scheme. When this gives the mouse a more casual appearance, we desired Logitech did not get rid of the soft-touch coating onto the front border of this peripheral, since it gave us an additional bit of feel for our ring finger to break against.

The larger shakeup is about the bottom of Logitech G903, which currently comes with a puck-shaped cavity. Inside this area, you may either put in a 10 g weight or attach a’PowerCore’ module that we will get into more later.

The Logitech G903’s body shape has not changed – not that we are complaining. Our palms fall smoothly onto the G903’s gentle curves, and also its long body allows it to be compatible for a broad range hand sizes. Even though there aren’t any surfaces lined with soft-touch rubber or material, the mouse really slipped from our hands.

Now you are playing with power.

The Logitech G903’s latest trick is it consist the capability to charge via a technical mouse pad known as the Logitech PowerPlay. The pad basically generates an audible resonance charging area – say five times quickly – the mouse communicates via a PowerCore module you may connect to the base of the mouse.

With this particular arrangement, the Logitech G903 can stretch out on a continuous current of power to power its functionality and recharge its internal batteries. Not just that, the PowerPlay mat comes outfitted with a wireless receiver that connects with your mouse, which means you won’t have to occupy a different USB port for another dongle — that you can alternatively plug into a laptop.

This manner, the PowerPlay sets up the ideal method of utilizing one mouse both in your home and on the move. On a normal day, we utilize the mouse and technical charging mat at the workplace for testing and work, take it out for a couple of encounters, bring it back home for gambling on our private rig and return into the office on another day to fill out the batteries back up with routine use.

Nevertheless, as easy as the PowerPlay is, it’s is not likely to find the Logitech G903 completely charged in a jiffy. Going from 0 percent battery to a complete charge with your mouse over the PowerPlay would take around 12 and 14 hours, by Logitech’s estimate.

If you’re searching for a fast charge, plugging at a microUSB cable will be far quicker. Luckily, however, that the Logitech G903 includes a fairly-sizable battery life with up to 24 hours of use — or around 32 hours with no light in any way.

For all these reasons, we’d state the Logitech’s technical mouse pad is a handy luxury, but perhaps not a necessary add-on to your Logitech G903.

Performance

There is no small accomplishment, and that is thanks to the exact same Lightspeed Wireless technology which was in the G900. We have experienced any latency or reduction if signal despite utilizing the peripheral within a workplace saturated in Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and every other kind of wireless signal.

Obviously, a huge portion of this Logitech G903’s precision comes out of its PMW3366 optical sensor using a maximum sensitivity of 12,000 dots per inch.

Some will assert that optical sensors are far better than five-year-old laser technologies, meanwhile, on newspaper, Razer has a leg up on the density section. In the end, however, after having both airlines to get a week in precisely the exact same time, we could confidently say they are both equally accurate and dependable.

The actual distinction between both of these peripherals boils down to ergonomics and aesthetics, which we believe is a dead heat between the two.

8 Total Score
Logitech G903 Lightspeed

Excellent gaming performance begins with the sensor. The Pixart PMW 3366 used from the G903 is a favorite among the mouse enthusiast community, and for a good reason. It tracked flawlessly for desktop use or gaming and picked up the smallest movements without smoothing or interpolation. This really is the best gaming mouse on the market. It is wireless but performs like any wired gaming mouse. It is lightweight for a wireless mouse, yet customizable has good software and comfortable design

PROS
  • Excellent wireless performance, with the PWM3366 sensor
  • Lightweight structure and glides smoothly
  • Suitable for both left- and right-handed
CONS
  • Expensive
  • Ambidextrous shape not quite ergonomic
  • If you are not using Powerplay, not much improvement over the previous G900
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