The DeathAdder V2 now not makes use of mechanical switches for its buttons — as an alternative, it makes use of infrared mild beams to register clicks. Razer says that this eliminates the chance of unintended double clicks and may even minimize down on lag (although it will seemingly be an imperceptible enchancment). Razer beforehand used optical switches in its Viper mouse, which was launched final summer time and was well-received by reviewers and avid gamers.
The corporate additionally introduced an replace to its Basilisk mouse. It makes use of the identical internals because the DeathAdder V2, however has extra buttons, which could be custom-made through Razer’s app. The Basilisk V1 was fairly ugly, however the V2 seems to be far more refined because of its angular design and shiny accents.
The DeathAdder V2 prices $69.99 — the identical because the V1’s authentic MSRP. The Basilisk V2, in the meantime, is getting a $10 worth hike as much as $79.99. They’re each out there now, however when you aren’t against settling for final 12 months’s mannequin, Amazon is promoting the DeathAdder V1 for $25 and the Basilisk V1 for $40.