Logitech G203 Reviews
I have seen many complaints about the shape of the G203, and the mice use the same shell, and most of it rotates around their sides. However, before we get to that point, let us make a brief visit to the tank. It is 38mm high, with a maximum width of 62mm and a length of 116mm, which makes it a small mouse, slightly lower than the Talentech Bucket we reviewed earlier. That is also (technically) an ambidextrous mouse, which means that the left and right sides are identical, and the mouse is mirrored from side to side. I say technically ambidextrous, because there are two side buttons just on the left side, making this mouse more suitable for right-handed users.
As mentioned above, this mouse is quite small and is generally suitable for smaller hand sizes. However, if you are a gamer who needs XXL gloves, this mouse can still be right. I have big hands, generally too big for this mouse, but it feels very comfortable for my semi-aggressive claws. Fingertip users will also enjoy this mouse because the size fits their grip well. But palm hand users must have tiny hands to be able to use this mouse properly.
The buttons are another small problem with the G203. They are very tactile and very light. Very lightly, I mean now, and then, if I put my mouse too hard, right or left-clicking will die. It’s quite rare and easy to do, but it’s something to be aware of. Also, they are very sharp and tactile and delightful to use. The scroll wheel is a reasonably standard Logitech, which means rather tactile but still calm and smooth. The middle click is similar, much lighter than most, but not easy to use accidentally. The side button is probably the worst button on the mouse in terms of clicks. They have a little pretravel and are very well placed, but are loud and have a slightly annoying pinging sound during activation. The DPI button placed centrally. And out of the way is sufficient that accidental clicking is not easy to do at all.
The cable is pretty good, but not newsworthy. It’s flexible, but still somewhat visible during long, fast friction. That is far better than the wire on his older brother, G Pro, so it’s of no use to me.
Now that it’s mentioned, we have to compare G Pro and G203. The two mice are functionally identical, with three main differences. The G Pro has 3360 and thick cables, stiff braids, and costs $45. So there is a tiny and barely noticeable increase in the sensor department, the cable feels stiffer and worse, and the mouse receives a 50% markup. As such, it’s not surprising that many pros opt for the G203 over the G Pro.
Sensors & Performance
The Mercury sensor on the G203 is not an option seen on other mice, as far as I know. And it was designed at home by Logitech to be a cheaper alternative than other budget sensors. What is ironic is that by using pure statistics, the Mercury sensor is NOT a performer at all. The central statistics are only slightly less than the top 336, and the nuances in the game are the same. I can’t distinguish between PMW3360 and Mercury, and given the popularity of the G203 among casual and professional gamers, it seems like many can’t.
The software that I use is Logitech Gaming Software, although the Logitech G Hub also works with G203. It is clean and intuitive software and doesn’t require as much processing power as some software can do. Most importantly, the G203 comes with onboard memory, which means that software can be installed, custom lights and bindings arranged and then removed, and the mouse will continue to function correctly. Speaking of lights, the G203 has a lighted logo on the back, with halos following the contours of the shell. It has 16.8 million full-color options, along with breathing and color cycle options. Lights can also turn off if it bothers you.
The performance of this mouse is honestly quite extraordinary to me. Weight, shape, and sensor all combine to create a slim, efficient, and finally beautiful mouse, suitable for most sizes and hand grips. This sensor is on par with the top sensors on the market today and performs excellently in games, even intense and sweaty matches. That will suffer a little in some MMO and RPG games that require more buttons on the side, but it is an excellent budget choice for competitive FPS games.
The Bad > The Logitech G203 doesn’t use braided cable, and the Right-and left-mouse buttons are too mushy and loud.
The Good > The Logitech G203 is very accurate, affordable Price, six configurable buttons and light. Also got max DPI of 8000.
The Conclusion > Logitech Prodigy Programmable RGB Gaming Mouse G203 is recommended for gamers who play games at home, as it’s wired gaming mouse. And it also has programmable light and buttons to make gaming more accessible.
Logitech G203 Specification
|USB Protocol||USB 2.0|
|DPI (Min/Max)||Software adjustable; Hardware adjustable;|
Min:200 / Max:6,000
|USB Report Rate||1ms|
|USB Data Format||16 bits/axis|
|Sensor Type||Optical; Visible light: No|
|Scroll Wheel||Left/Right tilt: No|
|Onboard Memory||1 hardware memory profile (maximum)|
|Indicator Lights (LED)||G-logo and light band: Selectable color (RGB)|
|Number of Buttons||6|
|Standard Buttons||Left & right|
Scroll wheel button
|Special Buttons||DPI button|
|Cable Length||6.9 feet or 2.1 meters|
|Mouse||116.6 mm (4.6 inches)||62.15 mm (2.45 inches)||38.2 mm (1.5 inches)||83 g (2.9 ounces) (without cable)|
Logitech G203 Manuals
Logitech G203 Driver
|Logitech Gaming Software(64-Bit)|
|Logitech Gaming Software(32-Bit)||Download|
|Logitech G HUB||Download|
|Logitech G HUB (Mac Os)||Download|