Razer is a very famous manufacturer of gaming devices. They are very creative and they like to make outstanding products. I am going to review Razer Mamba HyperFlux & Firefly HyperFlux Bundle the first wireless mouse that doesn’t need any charging. I tried to get a lot of information about this mouse to make your purchase decision easier.
Razer HyperFlux Wireless Power Technology
The first and the most important thing that makes this mouse so special is a new Razer HyperFlux Wireless Power Technology. This technology is a new way of powering the device. It combines all the advantages of wired and wireless technologies!
Traditional wireless mice have a battery inside. This battery powers the device and this allows to get rid of the cord. But the negative side is that the battery needs recharging. If you forget to charge it, the device may lose the connection when it’s low on power. But many gamers had to accept this because there was no other way to get rid of the cord.
Razer decided to change things. Now you don’t need to recharge the battery because the mouse pad of Razer Mamba HyperFlux charges and powers up the mouse wirelessly using electromagnetic induction!
The mouse pad comes with the mouse. It’s large and it has a solid base. This base is what does the entire job. The engineers of Razer put special stuff inside this base and inside a mouse to make everything work wirelessly. The base of the mouse pad is connected to the PC by a wire (1.8 meters long) while the mouse stays wireless and receives all the required energy from that pad! It receives energy even if you lift the mouse about 5 centimeters above the pad! Wireless but without a battery… That’s insane!
The negative side is that you have to use the mouse on that pad only. If you don’t use it on this base, it will power off shortly. This is what you have to pay for the possibility to use the device wirelessly without worrying about its battery level.
Actually, you can use it on the other pad, but you will have to connect it to the PC with a cord because it will need a source of power.
The solid base has a cover (a useful area is 34 by 24 centimeters) with two different surfaces. You can use a harder or softer surface just by flipping the cover. It is very comfortable.
The negative side is that there is no way to change the size of the mouse pad. You can’t make it larger because it has a solid base which powers the mouse. This may be a real problem for some gamers. Though the pad is large it may not be large enough for you.
The pad also supports Razer Chroma color lightning. The lightning stripes are located at the side parts of the solid base and you can customize the colors.
The shape of the mouse is very close to the Razer DeathAdder. It has almost the same size.
- 4 centimeters in the grip area
- 3 centimeters long
- 2 hight
This shape is very good for all the grip styles and for different hand sizes. It’s very good for palm, claw and fingertip grips. The weight of a mouse is 97 grams which is lighter than regular Mamba.
The mouse still has a micro USB port for direct connection to the PC. You may use this when you want to take it with you.
Many of you guys may think that wireless mice aren’t as sensitive and accurate as the wired but that’s not about the Mamba HyperFlux. It’s as good as the wired Razer mice.
The sensor is Optical and it supports 5G Acceleration. It’s very sensitive and responsive which is amazing. There is no difference from wired DeathAdder.
Like regular Mamba, the device has 9 programmable buttons (you can move the wheel to the left and to the right).
HyperFlux vs Logitech Powerplay
Some gamers ask about the difference of Razer Mamba HyperFlux from Logitech Powerplay + g703 / g903. In general, there is no difference in how both technologies work, except the Razer doesn't have any batteries inside a mouse while Logitech does have. This makes Logitech's mice heavier which may be a dealbreaker for FPS Shooter players.
I like this mouse a lot not only because it is wireless and so lightweight. I like it because it’s something completely new on the market. Razer changes the standards and other manufacturers will have to offer something similar.
Of course, the price isn’t friendly. Right now the price is about $270 and you can buy 5.5 DeathAdder Elite mice for this money, or 2 Regular Mambas. That’s huge… If the company can lower the price this will be a real game changer. But right now it’s very expensive.
If you really want to have a wireless mouse which is very sensitive, lightweight and which doesn’t require charging then this is what you need. It’s pricey but it is worth the money.