Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro Review
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Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro Review

The Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro is the latest addition to the popular DeathAdder series, one of the most successful gaming mice of all time.

The Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro is the latest addition to the popular DeathAdder series, one of the most successful gaming mice of all time. The new DeathAdder V2 Pro is wireless, comes with 8 programmable buttons that are fully configurable via Razer Synapse 3 and features Razer Chroma RGB lighting.

One of the main features is its Focus+ sensor, an optical sensor with a sensitivity of up to 20,000 DPI, offering an accuracy of 99.6%, 650 IPS and 50G of acceleration.

Razer DeathAdder V2 Review
Razer DeathAdder V2 Review

The DeathAdder V2 Pro also comes with the 2nd gen Razer optical switches instead of mechanical ones, reducing response times and increasing durability. As no mechanical contact is needed for the transmission of electrical signals, it has a durability of more than 70 million clicks and a response time of 0.2 seconds, making the DeathAdder V2 Pro one of the fastest in the market.

Highlights:

  • Razer Focus+ optical sensor with 20K DPI and 650 IPS
  • Razer Optical Switches
  • Razer HyperSpeed ​​Wireless
  • Speedflex cable
  • Eight programmable buttons
  • Improved ergonomic shape
  • Five on-board memory profiles
Sensor Optical
Sensor ModelRazer Focus+
Max Sensitivity20,000 DPI
Max Speed (IPS)650
Max Acceleration (G)50
Polling Rate1,000 Hz
Programmable Buttons8
Switch Lifecycle70 Million Clicks
Connectivity2.4 GHz USB Type-A dongle (Razer HyperSpeed)
Bluetooth
Wired – Speedflex Cable
Measurements (LxWxH)127 mm x 61.7 mm x 42.7 mm
Weight88g
SoftwareRazer Synapse 3

Packaging & Design

The Razer DeathAdder V2 mouse comes in the usual Razer black and green cardboard box, like the rest of their products, and everything is well protected.

Razer DeathAdder V2 Review
Razer DeathAdder V2 Review

The package includes:

  • Razer Deathadder V2 Pro
  • Razer Speedflex Cable
  • Razer HyperSpeed dongle
  • Quick start manual
  • A Thank you Letter

The DeathAdder V2 Pro is designed for right-handed users. It is made of black plastic with a matte finish, measures 127 x 61.7 x 42.7 mm and has a weight of 88 grams.

The new Razer DeathAdder V2 has a total of 8 programmable buttons which can be configured through Razer Synapse 3, giving you access to macros and secondary functions.

Razer DeathAdder V2 Review
Razer DeathAdder V2 Review

At the top are the two click Razer Optical Mouse Switches made of a single piece, in addition to the new touch wheel. Below the wheel are two buttons for DPI control and a RGB Razer logo on the palm rest.

The two sides of the mouse are made of textured rubber for better grip and ergonomics. There are two customizable buttons on the left side.

At the base are 100% PTFE feet for a smoother glide across any surface, the Focus+ sensor, a button to switch between on-board memory profiles and a toggle for wireless, Bluetooth or wired mode.

Razer DeathAdder V2 Review
Razer DeathAdder V2 Review

There are also two gold connectors here for connecting to the charging base, the Razer Mouse Dock Chroma dock (sold separately). The charging base is connected to the PC through a micro-USB connector and works as the wireless receiver.

At the front is the micro USB Type A to charge the mouse using the SpeedFlex cable or to use it in wired mode. The DeathAdder also supports Bluetooth or 2.4 GHz wireless using the included USB dongle.

Features & Performance

The Deathadder V2 features the Razer Focus + optical sensor with a 20,000 DPI, 650 IPS and acceleration of 50G. It also uses optical switches, which are much faster than mechanical ones. Razer’s leading optical sensor boasts one of the highest specs, including smart features like Motion Sync, which tracks mouse movements flawlessly and can be calibrated according to preferences.

There are three modes of operation – via WiFi (2.4 GHz), Bluetooth or cable. All settings can be programmed with Razer Hypershift via the Razer Synapse software. This also applies to the available RGB lighting.

The DeathAdder V2 Pro also features HyperSpeed ​​Wireless technology, which ensures a lightning-fast and stable wireless connection. The existing battery lasts up to 120 hours with on Bluetooth and 70 hours on HyperSpeed before it needs to be charged. This can be done via the included Razer SpeedFlex cable, but also via Razer Mouse Dock Chroma (sold separately).

Razer DeathAdder V2 Review
Razer DeathAdder V2 Review

Each button can also be programmed through Razer Synapse 3 software. For quick access, the DeathAdder V2 Pro can save up to five profiles to its internal memory without any software.

During our two weeks of testing with several games and a suite of editing tools, the DeathAdder V2 Pro felt very responsive with no noticeable lags or delays on wired and 2.4Ghz HyperSpeed mode. However, we did notice occasional lags on Bluetooth mode.

Battery

The Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro offers an extended battery life up to 70 hours of continuous gaming on 2.4Ghz or up to 120 hours on Bluetooth mode. It can also be charged while gaming via the wired connection with the included Razer SpeedFlex cable, or via the Razer Mouse Dock Chroma (sold separately).

During our use, we found the battery to last nearly 50-60 hours with RGB lighting on.

Software

The Razer Synapse software helps with tweaking and adjusting lighting, performance, macros and profiles.

Performance, sensitivity, acceleration and polling rate can be adjusted along with lighting effects from 16.8 million colors that Chroma offers. There are also power options letting you select when to automatically turn off the mouse depending on inactivity

Verdict

The DeathAdder V2 Pro is a high-performance mouse with a design that prioritizes comfort and ergonomics. The sturdy build, high precision and minimal response time make this mouse perfect for enthusiast gamers for those long sessions.

Razer DeathAdder V2 Review
Razer DeathAdder V2 Review

The excellent ergonomics of the original are now improved with the new Focus+ sensor with up to 20,000 DPI along with the new optical switches offers great precision and control.

The Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro is available in stores and costs 529 AED. To purchase, you can either visit the Razer website or participating retail stores.

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Razer DeathAdder V2 Pro

The DeathAdder V2 Pro is a high-performance mouse with a design that prioritizes comfort and ergonomics. The sturdy build, high precision and minimal response time make this mouse perfect for enthusiast gamers for those long sessions.

THE GOOD
  • Great ergonomics and comfort
  • Razer Focus+ optical sensor with 20K DPI
  • 8 Programmable buttons
  • Wired and wireless connectivity
  • Five on-board memory profiles
THE BAD
  • Expensive
  • For right-handed users
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