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Best Budget Wireless Mouse in 2019

 

We all hate cables and wires, don’t we? If you want to have a good looking and ergonomic computer workstation, then the first thing you should get is a wireless mouse. However, not all of us have thousands of dollars to invest in an expensive setup. That’s why, i decided to help you guys find the best budget wireless mouse out there.

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Which Is The Best Budget Wireless Mouse?

5. VicTsing MM057

The Cheapest

Our Ratings:

Durability
80%
Quality
70%
Value
70%

Not every good thing in life must be expensive, and if you are looking for a good old wireless mouse without splashing away serious money you have to take a look at the amazing set of wireless mice I have here. The cheapest one in this list is the VicTsing MM057, which costs less than a trip to your local fast food chain, on top of that this mouse can truly perform its wireless duties thanks to the 2.4GHz connection, five adjustable DPI settings, a good design that works excellently and a good set of buttons. It may be the cheapest but it is not the weakest.

The VicTsing MM057 is a pretty basic no-frills wireless mouse that is pretty compact and isn’t coupled with tons of features, however, it does its job pretty good. It has an asymmetrical shape on its 2×3.1×4.5-inch body that weighs just 3.2-ounces in total making it appropriate for the majority of hand sizes. It has rubber grips on the sides in a teardrop shape and the overall shape of the mouse pushes you more onto a claw grip rather than a palm one. The mouse comes in a variety of colours you can choose from, and it is really nice to see that you are not limited to the barebones black version.

The device has the standard set of buttons, like the left and right-click, the scroll wheel that is also clickable, the DPI button that changes its settings, and on the back and forward buttons on the left side for easier browsing.

To activate and use the mouse just take the receiver from its bottom and plug it to your PC, then insert one AA battery to the mouse to start using it, it is as simple as that you don’t require any software or drivers. It is worth noting that the buttons are tested and are rated to withstand 5 million clicks, pretty impressive for a cheap device like this. The 2.4GHz connection coupled with the PAW3212 chip gives you an operation range of about 33-feet.

It has a DPI range from 800 to 2400 and a scroll polling rate of 125Hz and 250Hz that allows you to get some nice control of your mouse, it may not be the most customizable, but at this price, it is more than welcome. Definitely can be considered as one of the best budget wireless mouse out there.

4. Logitech M510

Best For Laptops

Our Ratings:

Durability
80%
Quality
80%
Value
85%

Another affordable mouse in this list is the excellent Logitech M510, which is also the best pick for laptop users thanks to its compact and excellent body. It also delivers great ergonomics that will be very useful for comfort, lengthy battery life, programmable controls, plug, and play setup and many more. Without further ado, let’s take a closer look at this device.

The Logitech M510 has a symmetrical hourglass shape that is very ergonomic and reduces hand fatigue, however, it is not an ambidextrous mouse. It is designed for right-hand use since it has programmable thumb buttons on the left flank, apart from that you can also employ it for left-hand users. The device has a pretty aesthetically pleasing design that looks good on every desk, and on the side of it, you will rubberized grips that provide an excellent grip for your hand.

Despite its price this mouse comes in a variety of paint jobs, you can choose from consisting of Dark Gray, Dark Blue, and Red, all excellent so it is a matter of personal taste.

This mouse is the definition of plug and play because you just take the nano receiver and connect it to your PC for it to function. It is also worth mentioning that this device has a battery life of about two years before giving up, and even after that an AA battery will get the job done. This mouse utilizes a laser optical detection sensor instead of the red light motion sensor, so it works on top of a variety of surfaces, even carpets wood, and clothing. These features make this mouse the perfect one for laptop users.

The wireless performance was excellent as well delivering an uninterrupted connectivity throughout my use, even from a distance. Its buttons are perfect as well for productivity purposes, as it had the standard set of buttons, plus the two thumb buttons that work for forward and back, but can be reprogrammed to suit any function that you like.

If you want a great and functional wireless mouse for your laptop that won’t break the bank this is your safest choice.

3. HP Z3700

The Most Stylish

Our Ratings:

Durability
85%
Quality
85%
Value
95%

As everybody gets more style conscious these days, we opt for devices that are attractive as well as functional and this doesn’t exclude wireless mice. For that purpose, HP has put out an ultra attractive mouse that will turn some heads, the Z3700. However, they are not just a pretty face as this mouse delivers excellent functionality with its optical sensor, wireless performance, and long battery life.

The biggest selling point of this mouse is its style that is so aesthetically pleasing with its low profile and clean lines that look pretty futuristic and high-tech. It is designed to go along with HPs high-end laptops that portray similar aesthetics, such as the Spectre, and it is very important to note that it comes in variety of paint jobs, including the Plain Black, Modern Gold, Red, Sport Purple, and Turbo Silver, all pretty attractive so you choose the one that goes most with your laptop and desk. The device measures 3.98×2.37×1-inches in total and weigh 1.76-ounces in total, and it will fit right into your laptop backpack.

In terms of buttons, the HP Z3700 does not have rich options, since it has just the right click, left click, and the scroll button, but it is pretty good since this device is intended for travel use and portability. The HP Z3700 has no initial setup and it is a true plug and play device, as you just put the nano receiver to your PC and it is all done, no need for any installation, drivers or anything similar.

The HP Z3700 has 2.4GHz wireless connection that performs excellently up to 33-feet of distance, and there is no interruption and low latency. It is equipped with a pretty capable optical sensor that works on a variety of surfaces and has a DPI of 1200, meaning that it is enough for productivity work. The AA battery on this mouse delivers a life of up to 16 months, and it is also worth noting that the mouse has some battery saving features that will help you in the long run.

2. Anker Vertical

Best Ergonomic Mouse

Our Ratings:

Durability
95%
Quality
90%
Value
95%

Anker is a Chinese brand that is rising steadily in the tech market thanks to its quality products delivering amazing value. The Anker Vertical is one of their best selling products, and it is a vertical mouse as its name implies. If it is your first time using a vertical mouse it will feel strange however, after a while you will see that the ergonomics and comfort package of this will be second to none. The Anker Vertical is alos one of the highest-rated mice on amazon and it is very affordable, thanks to its comfort levels, amazing sensor, and a pretty affordable price.

Like a true vertical mouse, the Anker Vertical is taller than your usual mouse, as it measures about 3.98×3.23×3.15-inches in total. It has a great shape that pushes you to the handshake position that may take some time to get used to it but it is the most comfortable grip for a mouse. This is the best ergonomics because it puts minimal strain to your wrist as you are not twisting it, something that bothers a lot of office dwellers.

Despite being very manoeuvrable this device weighs about 3.46-ounces, and even though it has a really low price, it has a very quality build and it will last you a long time.

The mouse utilizes a pair of AA batteries to function which should be enough for about 3 months before needing a change, with an average use of about 8 hours a day. Thanks to its 2.4GHz wireless connection the device has a pretty good range. My favourite feature about this device is its great optical sensor that works perfectly on every surface you can think of and has three DPI settings ranging from 800 to 1600, making this mouse very functional and practical.

Speaking of its features, the Anker Vertical has a great feature that turns it off in about 8 minutes of inactivity. On top of that, you have the browser buttons, including the back and forward buttons, that makes browsing a breeze.

I didn’t expect the high amounts of comfort and functionality that this mouse delivered, however, it surprised me and with a low price you have nothing to lose.

1. Logitech G305

Best Overall

Our Ratings:

Durability
100%
Quality
90%
Value
95%

The best budget wireless mouse in 2019 comes from Logitech with the G305, which is a proper gaming mouse that can deliver high performance and functionality on top of its great comfort and ergonomics package. This mouse is very affordable to buy, very easy to use, has great wireless connectivity, an amazing sensor, gret battery life, beautiful design and many more. You really can’t get better value in any other mouse.

The Logitech G305 is a very well designed mouse, that is very comfortable to use with its good ergonomics and delivers some nice style. It is also worth mentioning that it is very compact and small measuring about 4.5×2.5×1.5-inches in total so you can opt-in either grip style, claw or palm, depending on your style. It also weighs just 3.4-ounces in total making it one of the lightest in the market.

In terms of buttons it has the standard left, right and scroll wheel button, and to add on that a dots-per-inch sensitivity button and two thumb buttons that are programmable. A very clean design with no RGB lights or any other thing that will distract you can fit comfortably into many settings.

The nano receiver is stored in the mouse itself and when you plug it in your PC it will automatically start working. Right out of the box you have four DPI settings in the mouse itself, however, if you install the Logitech Gaming Software you can customize the DPI and the buttons to suit your needs. The wireless connectivity is excellent and works from every corner of the room and the battery life is great as it will last you about 2 months before giving up.

The Advanced 12000 DPI HERO optical sensor delivered a very pleasing performance throughout, with great accuracy and efficiency. It worked excellently on various surfaces and thanks to its ultra-fast 1 ms response time, you can comfortably use it for gaming.

Truly one of the best budget wireless mouse in the market providing plenty of value for its price.

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