All the gaming peripherals under Logitech G-Series has just been revamped along with new features like better sensors and unique paint job. Now classic Logitech G700s gaming wireless mouse is changed in to Rechargeable Gaming Laser Gaming Mouse, which is outfitted with strong features as well as customizable options. No matter you need freedom to switch between wireless to wired or you just need to customize few controls, new Logitech G700s allow you to do that.
G700s is a percise wireless + wired gaming mouse, best for both FPS or MMO games. It has dual mode scroll wheel for hyper scrolling and all the required features for a perfect gaming mouse. It uses a laser sensor.
Logitech G700s vs Logitech G700
Secifications of both mice are quite similar except their design are a bit different. G700s features a smoother & better sweat resistant grip than G700. The G700s has more max DPI i.e. 8700 compare to the G700 which has 5700 max. Also the sensor are different in both mouses; G700 uses Avago ADNS-S9500 whereas G700s has Avago ADNS-9808.
- Sensor: Laser
- DPI Levels: 200 to 8700
- Image processing: 12 megapixels/second
- Max. acceleration: 30G
- Max. speed: up to 160 inches/sec
- Connectivity: Wired + Wireless
- programmable Buttons: 13
- Wireless range Up to 30 feet
- On-the-fly adjustable DPI
- 2.4 GHz Gaming-grade wireless protocol
- Powerful onboard memory
- 9 programmable buttons
Mouse Design And Ergonomics
Being a wireless gaming mouse it is little bit heavier as compared to standard mouse. It is around 5.3 ounces, majorly because of the addition of rechargeable batteries and wireless transceiver. However it is still lighter enough to allow you with quick reaction times in fast paced situations. This allow you to pan or twitch with intuitive ease when required.
Mouse is 1.9 inches in height, 3.3 inches wide and 5.5 inches in depth.
Logitech G700s is contoured to fit in Right handed users (not for lefties). It combines the smooth plastic surface on buttons and palm rest with textured surface on sides to provide the better grip.
Mouse Look And Feel
Black and Grey color scheme is just fine, may be a bit bland, however manufacturer has just jazzed it up with white and grey stripes like Logitech G500 Laser Gaming Mouse.
On front side you see 13 controls or mouse keys including
• 8 Programmable G-Keys
• Toggle or up/down Buttons for DPI adjustment
• 1 integrated back button
• Another toggle which allow you to switch scrolling wheel from ratcheting to free scrolling, which is both clickable to allow free scrolling and has also tilt for the horizontal scrolling.
By using Logitech software which can be downloaded for free, you can easily assign different commands to specific buttons as well as create complex macro commands.
DPI Setting, Mouse Sensitivity and Precision
Beneath the mouse is laser sensor with top sensitivity of 8,200 DPI to allow adjustable settings b/w/ 200 to 8200 DPI level. Higher DPI are good for those situations that are needed to make moves faster, like during melee combat or middle of firefight, low settings allow the pixel-perfect control while precision actions, such as lining up sniper’s shot.
Sensitivity adjustment on the fly is as easy as tapping buttons. A useful LED indicator allow you to see whether you have decreased or increased sensitivity, however for fine control, you can tweak the presets in customization software.
Optional Charging Cable
However most versatile features of Logitech G700 is optional wired charging cable. Just plug it and mouse instantly become wired mouse, with no hiccup or waiting for installing drivers, data loss and profile change. Just plug it in and you are fine to continue playing. And it is not only a data connection, it also serve as a charging cable, letting you to keep your battery juiced up without stopping to play your game.
Wireless Reliability In terms of Lagging and Interference
In past, wireless mouse have been rejected by most if not all the gamers, as 2.5 GHz wireless connection which is prone to lag and interference in ways that traditional wired connection isn’t. As elite gamers yet want to use wired mouse for competitive gaming. However there are no lagging or interference issues found during testing.
Real Time Gaming Performance
When real time game play tested for Crysis 3, DiRT: Showdown, and Team Fortress 2, Logitech G700s performed perfectly, with consistent and smooth tracking, without any lagging or stuttering. There was no fumbling over buttons found. Most important fact is that there was no major difference in mouse performance was found between using mouse wired or wirelessly.
- Wireless and wired both
- Comfortable design
- Rechargeable batteries that can be charged through batteries
- Customizable functions
- Slightly Heavy
- A bit expensive
- Only for Right Hand Users
- Software is for only Windows
Be it you need a simple wired mouse for First Person Shooting action gaming or tricked out wireless mouse have many macros for MMORPG, Logitech G700s Rechargeable Gaming Laser Mouse delivers good experience which should satisfy most if not all the gamers each time.