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Roccat Kone + review

Barry de la Rosa Will Georgiadis
23 Nov 2018
Our Rating 
Price when reviewed 
61
inc VAT

It has tons of buttons, is comfortable to hold and accurate, but it's expensive.

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Specifications

Roccat Kone Pure SE Core Performance

What better way to celebrate Black Friday than by buying a gaming mouse to be proud of? The Roccat Kone Pure - sibling of the Kone + reviewed here - is currently on sale with a 26% discount from Amazon.
Amazon
Was £37
Now £28

Getting the most from your first-person shooter skills requires a dedicated gaming mouse, which are more precise and smoother to use than a regular desktop version.

Roccat Kone

For its Kone +, Roccat has taken its original Kone gaming mouse and improved it no end. It uses the same comfortable, rubberised finish, which makes grabbing it more comfortable, but the weight doesn't fall out of the bottom any more, and the wheel and buttons have been beefed up. In fact, build quality has been improved throughout, although the two front anti-friction pads are smaller than the original.

The mouse is big, well-shaped and has all the buttons you could ever need. All of them, including the scroll wheel can be assigned two functions, including macros, with the EasyShift[+]button letting you select which function you want to use.

Roccat Kone Top

A 6,000 dpi laser provides accurate tracking, and two easily accessible buttons behind the wheel let you switch DPI settings on the fly. This is perfect for moving between fast reactions and slow, but accurate sniping.

It's a tough decision to shell out over £60 for a mouse, however. Personal preference with regard to shape and size are a big factor, so if possible, try before you buy. The CM Storm Sentinel Advance has similar features, but costs at least £20 less.

Details

Rating***

Mouse

Mouse typelaser
Mouse buttons8
Vertical scroll wheelyes
Tilt wheelyes
Clickable wheelyes
maximum mouse resolution6,000dpi
Mouse batterynone
Connectionwired
ConnectivityUSB
Extrasnone

Buying Information

Price£61
Supplierhttp://www.ilgs.co.uk
Detailswww.roccat.org

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