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Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum Review: A Colorful Successor

/ Jan 27th, 2016 No Comments

Logitech G502 Proteus Spectrum Review

How do you build a successor to the best selling gaming mouse to date? This tall task was taken on by Logitech while developing the G502 Proteus Spectrum gaming mouse. The answer? Some RGB loving, obviously.

Logitech’s latest mouse has a similar name and the same retail price ($79), but it brings some color with RGB lighting. So is it as good as its predecessor?

House of Mouse

The G502 retains all the impressive traits of its best-selling predecessor, including the amazing PMW3366 optical sensor that allows a crazy range of up 12,000 DPI. Physically, the mouse is the same as its former self, right down to the rubber grips on the side and the included five 3.6 gram weights for customizing the weight distribution of the mouse. The design is perfect for those who use a claw grip and comfortable enough for palm grippers to use without experiencing fatigue of the pinky and ring finger.
 

G502 Proteus Spectrum

The G502 Proteus Spectrum is extremely comfortable.

One of the best things about the G502 is its ability to be used for multiple functions. Because of its 11-button layout, it probably won’t be the first choice for hardcore MMO players, but anyone from FPS enthusiasts to business PC users will find it comfortable. Out of the box, it is as simple as plugging in the mouse to start using it. Users who want to take advantage of the mouse’s features can fine tune settings using a combination of the software and weights.

The precision of the G502 truly shines in shooters. It worked flawlessly in CS:GO, with the sniper button placed in the perfect spot for my thumb. This worked wonders while shifting between aiming and regular DPI settings in mid-game. This was by far the smoothest and most comfortable mouse I’ve used.

Color Me Good?

The Logitech software has been updated with 16.8 million colors along with the familiar button management and the ability to tune the mouse to your specific mouse pad. Does the RGB lighting really make a difference? No. But, why not add it? It would be a different story if Logitech increased the price with the updated iteration. Now, you have the ability to sync your G502 colors with your G933 headset and G410 or G910 keyboard. It’s added value, and as the old saying goes, “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

The only downside is that this is not a mouse for left-handed gamers. Logitech will likely unveil a lefty version of the mouse at some point though.

If you are in the market for a new mouse, this is definitely the one to purchase. It’s been the number one selling mouse for a reason, and now you get a little bit more style for no additional cost. The G502 Proteus Spectrum is highly recommended.

The G502 Proteus Spectrum gaming mouse was reviewed using a product provided by Logitech.

 

Sal Thomas

Sal Thomas

Contributor at Gaming Illustrated
Sal is a contributor to Gaming Illustrated.

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LOGITECH G502 PROTEUS SPECTRUM REVIEW: A COLORFUL SUCCESSOR

Gaming Illustrated RATING

Overall93%

DESIGN9

It’s the same design as before but with added RGB lighting that can be synced with other Logitech peripherals for some cool color displays.

COMFORT9

The mouse is extremely comfortable even during long play sessions thakns to both claw and palm grips.

QUALITY10

The G502 is very solidly built, with added weights that allow players to fine tune the feel.

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