Logitech has announced the introduction of a new optical gaming mouse G400 which is positioned as successor to quite successful MX518 model. The novelty looks alike its predecessor judging from overall shape and button placement, however, has significant accuracy and speed improvements.
Considering the last one, optic sensor resolution for G400 is two times bigger — upto 3600 dpi — compared to sensor resolution MX518 has. The novelty has inherited MX518’s Teflon pads on the bottom of the mouse, eight programmable buttons, fans DPI switching button (possible values are: 400, 800, 1800 and 3600 dpi), robust construction (manufacturer guaranties 10 miliion button clicks and 250km of mouse movements). Port polling frequency — 1000Hz versus 125 Hz for MX518. Logitech G400 weights 133 g.
It is also compatible with software, used for gaming keyboard of G-series, which provides end-user wiht access to setting profiles of more that 200 different games. Off course, users can create setting profiles on their own.
The pointing device should hit USA retail on 19th of June, other countries — beginning of July. Logitech G400 is priced at $50.