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Logitech G700 Wireless Gaming Mouse review

A plain looking gaming mouse but one that has a lot of tech packed inside

Our Verdict

For

  • 5,700dpi
  • Super smooth feet
  • Decent selection of buttons

Against

  • Battery life indicator

A gaming mouse must be comfortable, responsive, glide easily and have a few decent programmable buttons. A wireless gaming mouse needs to do all this with minimum installation fuss and no lag.

A great wireless gaming mouse needs to do all this for less (or at least no more) than the rest, and look rather eye-catching too.

Logitech's G700 is a rough and ready wireless gaming mouse trapped in a meek and mild man's body. Its unassuming black silhouette doesn't scream gaming performance, but the polytetrafluoroethylene feet glide over desktops and mouse mats like a buttered greyhound over ice.

Even more impressively, its 'gaming grade' sensor clocks 5,700 dpi – that's higher than even Razer's top of the line (and pricier) rodents.

The most significant issue with this otherwise fantastic peripheral though, is the battery life indicator. Three LEDs inform you of full, medium and low battery levels through a traffic light-type system.

The problem is, full and medium whizz by and 'low' will display for an entire day's use without any noticeable performance drop. We're not talking about a fuel indicator on a car here: it's a niggle rather than a product ruiner.

Even with this and smaller niggles, the G700 is a fantastic deal at £60, and should be snapped up. You could always Tippex on some tribal design if you don't like plain black…

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Tech Specs

Product TypeMouse
Number of Total Buttons13
Pointing Device Host InterfaceUSB
Scroller TypeScroll Wheel
Brand NameLogitech
Pointing Device Connectivity TechnologyWireless
Movement DetectionLaser
Green CompliantYes
Green Compliance Certificate/AuthorityRoHS, WEEE
ManufacturerLogitech
Product ModelG700
Product NameG700 Mouse
Manufacturer Part Number910-001773
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.logitech.co.uk
Marketing Information

Powerful control that gets you deep into your game. Wireless freedom without performance compromises.

Control you can feel
You've got 13 precisely placed, programmable controls to perform single actions and complex macros.

Comfort is king
With natural curves that support your hand you can play comfortably and maneuver effortlessly for as long as you want.

Total freedom
There's nothing to slow you down with full-speed, gaming-grade wireless and a quick-connect charging cable.

Movement Resolution5700 dpi
Package Contents
  • G700 Mouse
  • Wireless Receiver
  • Charging Cable
  • Receiver Extender Cable
  • User Documentation
Limited Warranty3 Year