Logitech’s new G305 wireless mouse is the latest entry in the company’s lineup of gaming mice, and it brings the company’s top-of-the-line HERO optical sensor to a more budget-priced device.
At $59.99, the G305 is definitely on the cheaper end of Logitech’s price range, and you’ll only find the more basic features of a mouse here: six programmable buttons (counting the left click, right click, and scroll wheel), and no fancy LED lights. But for what you’re paying, you’re getting some pretty advanced tech.
First off is the aforementioned HERO sensor, which is Logitech’s new flagship sensor from its top-of-the-line mice, offering 200–12,000 DPI tracking along with dramatically improved power efficiency that Logitech claims offers 250 hours of gameplay on a single AA battery.
Additionally, the G305 uses Logitech’s Lightspeed wireless tech (you’ll need to use the included USB dongle that stows away inside the mouse), which offers a 1ms report rate for users worried about lag in competitive play. The company also offers an “Endurance” option, which raises report rate up to 8ms, but extends battery life to up to nine months.
The Logitech G305 will be available sometime later this month for $59.99.