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Is Logitech's G502 Lightspeed mouse wired or wireless?

Is Logitech's G502 Lightspeed mouse wired or wireless?

Best answer: The Logitech G502 Lightspeed is a wireless gaming mouse. While many gamers prefer wired for a stronger connection, a wireless mouse is more portable.Wonderful wireless: Logitech G502 Lightspeed (opens in new tab) ($150 at Amazon)Constant charging: Logitech G PowerPlay Charging System (opens in new tab) ($99 at Amazon)

Why choose wireless?

When it comes to wireless mice versus wired ones, neither option is objectively better. However, there are some benefits that wireless mice have compared to their cord-bound cousins.

The biggest one is that, obviously, you won't have to deal with a wire; this means that you can organize your gaming rig easier, and the mouse is also easier to travel with since the absence of a cord takes up less space in backpacks and bags. In addition, you can also use wireless mice a little father away from your PC than you can with a wired mouse, which is nice if you have a setup where you're not right next to your machine.

Why get a Logitech G502 Lightspeed?

The best thing about the Logitech G502 Lightspeed is its absolutely stellar optical sensor that's extremely accurate and can be tuned to a DPI that's anywhere between 100 and 16,000, which gives players a massive amount of customizability. It also has 11 programmable buttons, which is awesome if you like using macros and hotkeys.

The mouse has a sturdy, solid build as well, and it's even compatible with Logitech's PowerPlay wireless charging mat (opens in new tab), which allows you to charge the battery while you play. If you don't want to invest the extra money in that accessory, don't worry, since the Logitech G502 Lightspeed on its own is capable of lasting 60 hours on a charge (48 if you use the RGB light). This means that you'll get around a week or so of mileage out of the mouse before you need to plug it in, which is plenty of time.

Brendan Lowry is a Windows Central writer and Oakland University graduate with a burning passion for video games, of which he's been an avid fan since childhood. You'll find him doing reviews, editorials, and general coverage on everything Xbox and PC. Follow him on Twitter.