SteelSeries Xai Laser Gaming Mouse Review

Introduction

Today we’re reviewing another product from SteelSeries, this time it’s from their wide range of gaming mice.  The SteelSeries Xai boasts features such as pro gamer profiles, true sensitivity and best-in-class technology. Read on to find out about these exciting features and many more.

About SteelSeries

SteelSeries is a leading manufacturer of gaming peripherals and accessories, including headsets, keyboards, mice, mouse pads and software. SteelSeries have been on the forefront of professional gaming gear since its inception in 2001, thanks to continued innovation and product development in co-operation with leading professional games. All SteelSeries products are developed in co-operation with professional games to ensure optimal performance and durability. SteelSeries supports the growth of competitive gaming and electronic sports through aggressive sponsoring of teams and support of communities, tournaments and LAN-events all over the world.

Features

  • Ambidextrous shape
  • Pro-play performance with accurate tracking and extreme precision
  • Best-in-class technology: 100-5001 CPI, 12,000 FPS & 150+ IPS
  • High definition sensor sporting 10,8 MegaPixels Per Second
  • Advanced on mouse menu system on built-in LCD display
  • Use the same settings as pro gamers with gamer profiles
  • Advanced macros through 8 programmable buttons, with the option of 10 total programmed macros

Specifications

  • Frames per second: 12.000
  • Inches per second: 150+
  • Megapixels per second: 10.8
  • Counts per inch: 100 – 5.001 (one CPI Steps)
  • Max. Acceleration: 30 G
  • Sensor data path: True 16 bit
  • Lift distance: ~1mm (auto-adjusting)
  • Buttons: 8
  • Cord: 2 m / 6,5 ft (braided to improve durability)
  • Polling: 125 – 1000 Hz (1Hz increments)
  • Gold-plated USB connector
  • Measurements: 125,5 x 68,3 x 38,7 mm / 4,94 x 2,69 x 1,52 in
  • CPI high/low indicator
  • SteelSeries FreeMove Technology
  • SteelSeries ExactSens Technology
  • SteelSeries ExactRate Technology
  • SteelSeries ExactAim Technology
  • On mouse acceleration Technology
  • On mouse LCD display for tweaking above technologies thru menu system
  • Large pressure points that reduce friction for optimized glide
  • Driverless, plug-and-play feature for LAN gamers
  • Built-in memory for 5 profiles
  • Operating systems: Win 2000/XP/Vista/7 / Mac OSX

*Configuration software only available for Windows operating systems