German computer peripheral manufacturer Roccat introduces a new gaming mouse from the Kone series, the Roccat Kone XP. Among other things, it has 15 programmable keys, a tactile titanium optical switch and RGB lighting with 22 LEDs. The Kone XP will be available in stores starting March 29.
Hardware manufacturer Roccat’s Kone series expands with a new member. Roccat recently introduced the Kone XP, which is said to be the spiritual successor to the Kone Aimo Remastered. Key features of the Kone XP include 15 programmable buttons (including 5 thumb buttons) that can be operated with EasyShift[+]should be able to assign technology with 29 key commands. Also highlighted is the Krystal 4D scroll wheel, along with the Titan Switch optical switch, which Roccat claims will survive 100 million clicks and offer twice the durability.
More specifications of the Roccat Kone XP
On a visual level, the Kone XP should also perform well. This is achieved through RGB lighting, which is implemented using 22 LEDs and 8 light guides. Light effects spread across the translucent casing. Also part of the kit is a Phantomflex cable (1.8m) and heat-treated mouse feet. The cable is said to create the feeling of a “near-wireless gaming experience,” while the polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) mouse feet are said to be the reason for the “extremely smooth mouse movements.” The Kone XP is also compatible with Nvidia Reflex.
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The question that remains is what sensor comes with the Roccat Kone XP. An owl-eye optical sensor with 19,000 dpi is used here, which is said to be based on the PAW33870. Other details include an adjustable liftoff distance, 50G acceleration, and scanning from a low of 50 to the mentioned high of 19,000 Dpi. The dimensions of the mouse are 126 × 40 × 76 mm (L × H × W) with a weight of 104 grams and a grip width of 59 mm.
According to Roccat, the gaming mouse is also suitable for all game genres, but especially due to the many buttons for MMORPGs or MOBAs. The Kone XP is available in black and white from March 29 for 89.99 euros and can now be purchased via Roccat Store make an order.
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