Razer Deathadder V2 Pro Review
Razerthink – The Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro is an excellent wireless gaming mouse; those are my first words. When it comes to gaming mice, the Razer name inevitably pops up in most gamers’ minds. From year to year, Razer is one of the most diligent in launching peripheral gaming products from various categories, with a complete line ranging from pocket-friendly to high-end prices.
The Mouse I will discuss in this review article is the Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro. As the name implies, the Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro is arguably an improvement or upgrade from DeathAdder V2. No wonder the features are similar, except for the availability of wireless technology in the Pro version. Yes, finally, the wireless DeathAdder series! For your information, DeathAdder itself is one of the legendary mouse series from Razer, which is very popular and has been accompanying gamers for a long time since 2006. Curious as to what the sophistication of the Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro is? Come on, take a look at the reviews!
The design is almost identical to the Razer DeathAdder V2 but now has wireless connectivity and can be paired to two devices simultaneously for better multitasking. This Mouse has a right-handed ergonomic design which makes it very comfortable to use; however, it is on the bulky side, so it is more suitable for medium to large hands. This Mouse has a lightweight body and high-quality legs to glide smoothly. Each button is programmable, its Hypershift feature adds a second layer of programmable inputs, and even the lift distance is adjustable. Unfortunately, it doesn’t have software support for macOS, and the wheel doesn’t have infinite L/R scrolling and tilting input. Also, there is no way to adjust the weight.
- Same great DeathAdder shape
- Razer optical mouse switches
- Powerful sensor
- Bluetooth and 2.4 GHz wireless
- 20,000 DPI Focus+ sensor is great for gaming
- Wireless charging requires optional dock
Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro Specs
|Sensor Model||Razer Focus+|
|Polling Rate||1,000 Hz|
|Cable||6 feet (1.8m) USB Type-A|
|LED Zones||1 RGB zone|
|Connectivity||2.4 GHz USB Type-A dongle (Razer HyperSpeed), Bluetooth, USB Type-A|
|Measurements (LxWxH)||5.00 x 2.42 x 1.68 inches (127 x 61.7 x 42.7mm)|
|Software||Razer Synapse 3|
|Weight||3. 10 ounces (88g)|
Palm grip makes it super-comfy, turdy, rugged plastic construction; instantly recognizable and timeless design, the DeathAdder Series is known for its ergonomic, minimalist design, and certainly offers comfortable use. Likewise with DeathAdder V2 Pro. Mouse It looks very similar to the non-Pro version and is ideal for gamers with medium to large hand sizes in terms of dimensions.
DeathAdder V2 Pro is designed to be used right-handed. On the sides (left and right), Razer added a rubber grip with a texture that makes the grip feel more solid and not slippery. I’m a gamer who tends to use the Mouse in a palm style (grasping the whole mouse body), and I think the dimensions and curves of the DeathAdder V2 Pro feel very comfortable in hand. DeathAdder V2 Pro looks like the standard DeathAdder, but without the tail cord. It measures 1.88 by five by 2.75 inches (HLW) but is slightly larger than the standard DeathAdder V2. It is also heavier than the DeathAdder V2 at 3.07 ounces 2.86-ounce cable model.
This Mouse has eight buttons. There are five inputs at the top: Left-click, right-click, clickable scroll wheel, and two DPI cycle buttons in the middle column. On the left side, you have the standard back and front buttons. And finally, you’ll find a button that cycles through the five onboard mouse profiles. And there’s also a removable panel, providing room for storing a 2.4 GHz wireless dongle mouse in transit. The eight buttons are customizable, though changing the swapper profile to something else feels like a waste as you won’t be able to take advantage of the colour-coded indicator lights.
The Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro is excellent for FPS gaming. It has very low click latency, a high polling rate, and adjustable takeoff distance. The build quality is good, and the lightweight and ergonomic design make it very comfortable to use. This Mouse has a flexible cable if you prefer to play wired, and its high-quality feet allow for a smooth glide. But also Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro is great for MMO games, with a few buttons that make it easier for you to play.
I like most is the Razer Focus+ Optical Sensor technology which offers up to 20,000 DPI. The sensor feels accurate and makes my shots more precise while playing Valorant. In addition, 20,000 DPI here is not fixed. Through the two buttons that I explained earlier, you can lower the DPI if you want a slower movement or increase it if you like it more sensitive.
In addition, appreciation should be given to Razer Hyperspeed Wireless technology. While playing games wirelessly using the 2.4GHz dongle, I didn’t notice a significant difference in latency when connected via a cable. Everything feels so responsive and stable. Oh yes, even though it is supported by wireless technology, DeathAdder V2 Pro still provides a Speedflex cable in the sales package. Razer explains that the mouse feet of the DeathAdder V2 Pro (100% PTFE) are built to provide smooth movement on a variety of surfaces. I use this Mouse more often on a mousepad or a table. And they both feel comfortable. As for the scroll button, I don’t think there’s anything too special. The point feels light and precise.
The Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro is capable of running for 120 hours in Bluetooth mode or 70 hours in Hyperspeed Wireless mode. Honestly, I did not calculate in detail whether the claim was valid or not. What is clear, the battery life of DeathAdder V2 Pro is quite durable, and the charging is fast. But keep in mind, even though the port is still micro USB, that doesn’t mean you can charge it with another cable. It would help if you used the built-in Speedflex cable from DeathAdder V2 Pro because the housing design differs from most micro USB cables on the market.
You can customize colours and effects via Razer Synapse. In addition, through the same software, there is also an option to adjust the function of each button. You can also save up to 5 profiles at once. All features on DeathAdder V2 Pro can be accessed via Razer Synapse, including power-saving settings for wireless mode. You can also see the remaining battery from this software or access other Razer devices such as keyboards.
The bottom line, RGB brightness and primary effects can also be changed here. The only RGB lighting on the DeathAdder V2 Pro is in the Razer logo, which sits under the palm of your hand, making it kind of a useless thing to change. If you want to rise above the basic cycling options, you must download the Chroma Studio module.
DeathAdder V2 Pro allows players to save up to five customized profiles to the Mouse’s onboard memory, which you can change at any time by pressing the profile button at the bottom. Profiles can also be linked to different apps or games, so the Mouse will change automatically when switching between apps. The auto switch takes a long time but works fine once you set it up. You can create unlimited profiles in the Synapse software and move some of your selections to the Mouse’s onboard memory. Profiles can also be synced via the cloud once you’ve signed in with your Razer ID.
The Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro is a mouse that is very suitable for various groups of gamers, from casual ones to those who play at a competitive level. The wireless technology embedded by Razer is not arbitrary. The latency is low and feels so responsive. Bottom line If you need a wireless gaming mouse in all the luxuries and circumstances, the Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro is one of the best options available. It offers high performance in a simple and ergonomic design that’s perfect for gaming into the wee hours of the morning. This Mouse is priced at $129.99 but -46% ($69.99) on the Amazon site. Certainly not a low price for some people, but considering what the Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro has to offer, I would say it’s worth it even more.