Razer Launches New Wireless Mouse Geared Towards Gaming

Razer added another mouse to its line of gaming peripherals with the Lancehead wireless mouse. The Lancehead uses a 2.4 GHz frequency, but it’s paired with Razer’s own adaptive frequency technology (AFT), which is said to improve data transfer from the mouse to the user’s system.

The company is putting out an additional SKU, which is a wired version under the “Lancehead Tournament Edition” moniker. The wireless model carries a $140 price tag, while the wired one costs $80.

The new mice are equipped with a 5G sensor capable of 16,000 DPI, full Chroma lighting customization, and four programmable side buttons (two on the left, two on the right). The Lancehead also uses Razer’s own mechanical mouse switches–made in partnership with Omron–that can sustain 50 million clicks.

The Razer Lancehead wireless mouse.
The Razer Lancehead wireless mouse.
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The following list provides many of the specifications for the Lancehead mice:

  • Ambidextrous fit
  • Tracking speed: 210 inches-per-second (IPS) (wireless), 450 IPS (wired)
  • 16,000 DPI 5G laser sensor (wireless), 5G optical sensor (wired)
  • On-the-fly DPI switching
  • Four side buttons (two on each side), total of nine programmable buttons
  • Razer Chroma 16.8 million color RGB lighting
  • Razer/Omron mechanical switches, up to 50 million clicks
  • Up to 24 hours of battery life with lighting (wireless)
  • Seven-foot braided cable (wireless SKU used for charging)
  • Weight: 111 grams / 3.92 ounces (wireless), 104 grams / 3.67 ounces (wired)

Razer currently has wireless versions for its Mamba and Naga lines of gaming mice, as well as the more portable Orochi. Logitech has its own gaming-grade wireless mice in the G403 and G900 Chaos Spectrum. HyperX also released a new gaming mouse, called the Pulsefire FPS, this week.

For more information and analysis on gaming mice, check out our roundup.

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