Razer Unveils Basilisk Ultimate, Basilisk X Hyperspeed Low-Lag Wireless Gaming Mice

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Gaming peripherals maker Razer expanded its Basilisk range of gaming-centric mice with the launch of two new products. The newly announced mice include the Razer Basilisk Ultimate and the Razer Basilisk X HyperSpeed gaming mice. Both these products belong to Razer’s wireless mouse family and feature the company’s proprietary Razer HyperSpeed technology that is claimed to be 25% faster than any other wireless gaming technology. The Basilisk X HyperSpeed is the more affordable of the two. Here’s a brief lowdown into the specifications and key features of this product.

Razer Basilisk X HyperSpeed features, details

The Razer Basilisk X HyperSpeed makes use of the same 5G 16,000 DPI Optical Sensor that is also found on the Razer DeathAdder Elite. Users can also switch to the battery efficient Bluetooth mode in which the mouse offers a battery life of up to 450 hours. The Basilisk X HyperSpeed gets six programmable buttons and an onboard DPI Storage option using which users can take their settings anywhere without the need for installing additional software. Additionally, the Basilisk X HyperSpeed also gets mechanical switches that are rated for up to 50 million clicks. The mouse also gets an ergonomic right-handed design and weighs 83g, excluding the battery. The Razer Basilisk X HyperSpeed has been priced at $59.99 and has been available since November 6.

Razer Basilisk Ultimate features, details

The Razer Basilisk Ultimate – as you might have guessed from its naming scheme – is the more expensive of the two models announced today. It gets a 20,000 DPI sensor and claims 99.6% resolution accuracy. It gets 11 independently programmable buttons, and the switches are rated for up to 70 million clicks. The mouse also supports Hybrid On-board and Cloud Storage (4+1 profiles) and offers up to 100 hours of battery life when used without lighting. The mouse can also be used with wires and is supplied with an 8m Speedflex cable. It weighs 107grams and is also compatible with the Xbox One. The Razer Basilisk Ultimate went on sale in the U.S. starting November 6 and is available for purchase for $150. Users can also get an additional Mouse Dock for $30 more, which would cost $50 if you purchased it separately.

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