Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT Mouse Review

Tested using Methodology v1.0
Reviewed Jan 15, 2021 at 10:55 am
Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT Picture
7.9
Office/Multimedia
8.8
Video Games (FPS)
7.8
Video Games (MMO)
8.9
Ultra-Light Gaming
7.9
Travel
Connectivity Wireless
Type
Standard

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT is an excellent gaming mouse versatile enough for office use. Even though it doesn't have a honeycomb design, it's still among the lightest mice we've ever tested, which is especially impressive considering it's wireless. It offers amazing performance whether used wired or wirelessly, with a very low click latency and a high polling rate, and its CPI can be customized precisely by increments of 50. It's suitable for all hand sizes with any grip type, although the side buttons may be hard to reach with a fingertip grip if you have small hands. All of its buttons can be reprogrammed, and you can also set a G-Shift button to give you a second layer of controls, but this may not be enough buttons for some MMO gamers. This mouse is very similar to the Logitech G Pro Wireless, except the SUPERLIGHT is significantly lighter and it only has two side buttons that can't be removed.

Our Verdict

7.9 Office/Multimedia

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT is very good for office use and feels excellently built. While its straight, ambidextrous design isn't as ergonomic as some dedicated office mice, it's still very comfortable with any grip type for almost all hand sizes. All of its buttons can be reprogrammed in the Logitech G Hub software, and it's fully compatible with both Windows and macOS.

Pros
  • Excellent build quality.
  • Fully compatible with macOS and Windows.
  • Reasonable number of buttons.
Cons
  • Too large for small hands using fingertip grip.
  • No Bluetooth support.
8.8 Video Games (FPS)

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT is excellent for FPS gaming. Despite not having a honeycomb design, this mouse is still amazingly light, and it's among the lightest wireless mice we've tested. It has excellent build quality, a very low click latency, a high maximum polling rate, and nice PTFE feet that glide outstandingly well. It's suitable for any grip type, although small hands may struggle to reach the side buttons with a fingertip grip.

Pros
  • Amazingly low click latency.
  • Extremely light.
  • Excellent build quality.
  • Fully compatible with macOS and Windows.
Cons
  • Too large for small hands using fingertip grip.
7.8 Video Games (MMO)

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT is good for MMO gaming. It's suitable for all hand sizes with most grip types, and it has excellent build quality. You can adjust its CPI fairly precisely by increments of 50, and it has an amazingly low click latency. While you can remap its buttons in its companion software, it doesn't have nearly as many buttons as dedicated MMO mice do.

Pros
  • Amazingly low click latency.
  • Excellent build quality.
  • Fully compatible with macOS and Windows.
Cons
  • Too large for small hands using fingertip grip.
  • Only two side buttons.
8.9 Ultra-Light Gaming

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT is an excellent ultra-light gaming mouse. Despite not having a honeycomb design, this mouse is still amazingly light, and it's among the lightest wireless mice we've ever tested. Its PTFE feet glide exceptionally well, and if you swap out the standard plastic aperture cover with the included aperture door with PTFE foot, it should glide even better.

Pros
  • Amazingly low click latency.
  • Extremely light.
  • Excellent build quality.
  • Fully compatible with macOS and Windows.
Cons
  • Too large for small hands using fingertip grip.
7.9 Travel

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT is very good for travel. Thanks to its lightweight and slim design, you shouldn't have much issue sliding it into your laptop bag. It also has excellent build quality, and there's a compartment to store the USB receiver.

Pros
  • USB receiver storage.
  • Extremely light.
  • Excellent build quality.
  • Fully compatible with macOS and Windows.
Cons
  • Too large for small hands using fingertip grip.
  • No Bluetooth support.
  • 7.9 Office/Multimedia
  • 8.8 Video Games (FPS)
  • 7.8 Video Games (MMO)
  • 8.9 Ultra-Light Gaming
  • 7.9 Travel

Test Results

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Design
Design
Style
Lighting Color No Lighting

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT comes in two colors: white and black. The variant we tested is a simple black mouse with a matte finish. It has the same ambidextrous shape as the Logitech G Pro Wireless, except it doesn’t have two additional buttons on its right side. There’s a non-lit G logo on its back, and the word “Superlight” is written on its right side.

Design
Shape
Length 5.0" (126 mm)
Height 1.6" (40 mm)
Width 2.5" (63 mm)
Grip Width
61 mm
7.6
Design
Portability
Volume
19.47 Cu. Inch (319 Cu. centimeter)
Cable/Receiver Storing
Yes

It's fairly small, so it should slip into your laptop bag without too much hassle. There’s space inside the mouse to store the USB receiver.

Design
Weight
Maximum Weight With Wire
96 g
Maximum Weight Without Wire
61 g
Minimum Weight Without Wire
59 g
Weight Distribution
Centered
Extra Weights
No

Despite not having a honeycomb design, this mouse is still amazingly light. It's among the lightest mice we've ever tested, which is impressive considering it's wireless. There’s no way to optimize the weight.

8.5
Design
Build Quality

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT has excellent build quality. It’s made entirely of lightweight plastic that feels thin but sturdy. While there’s a slight flex around the sensor when you apply pressure, it shouldn’t cause any issue during regular use. However, you can feel the left and right clicks move slightly to the side when pressing down on them.

8.0
Design
Comfort Of Use
Right-handed
No
Left-handed
No
Ambidextrous
Yes
Coating
Matte
Finger Rest
No

It's very comfortable to use. While it doesn’t have an ergonomic shape or a thumb rest, it should still be suitable for almost all hand sizes using any grip type. There aren’t any grips on the mouse, but it does come with rubber grip strips that you can stick onto the sides and the mouse clicks.

Design
Palm Grip: Hand Size Recommendation
Small Hand
Yes
Medium Hand
Yes
Large Hand
Yes
X.Large Hand
Yes

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT is suitable for all hand sizes with a palm grip.

Design
Claw Grip: Hand Size Recommendation
Small Hand
Yes
Medium Hand
Yes
Large Hand
Yes
X.Large Hand
Yes

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT is suitable for all hand sizes with a claw grip.

Design
Fingertip Grip: Hand Size Recommendation
Small Hand
No
Medium Hand
Yes
Large Hand
Yes
X.Large Hand
Yes

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT is suitable for all hand sizes with a fingertip grip; however, people with small hands might struggle to reach the front side button.

7.0
Design
Wireless Versatility
Bluetooth
No
Receiver
Yes
Battery Type
Rechargeable
Use When Charging
Yes
On/Off Activation
Auto Off And On/Off Switch
Receiver Extender
Yes
Battery Indicator Yes

It has decent wireless versatility. It comes with a receiver extension adapter that helps bring the receiver in closer range of the mouse, which should help reduce latency and improve performance. Unfortunately, there's no Bluetooth support.

7.0
Design
Cable
Cable Length 5.9 ft (1.8 m)
Cable Type
Rubber
Permanent Kink
No
Port Type: Mouse End
Micro USB
Port Type: PC End
USB

It comes with a decent charging cable that's pretty flexible and doesn't retain packaging kinks. Unfortunately, the rubber texture is grippy, which may create some drag.

9.5
Design
Mouse Feet
Gliding Experience
Very Good
Material
Virgin Grade PTFE
Extra Included
No

The PTFE mouse feet provide an incredibly smooth glide. You can also replace the stock plastic receiver cover with the included PTFE cover to further improve the glide.

Design
In The Box

  • Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT Wireless Gaming Mouse
  • USB receiver
  • Receiver extension adapter
  • Micro-USB charging cable
  • Optional grip tape
  • Cloth wipe
  • Optional aperture door with PTFE foot
  • Sticker
  • Manuals

Control
Control
Sensor Specifications
Sensor Technology
Optical (LED)
Sensor Model
HERO 25K
Works On Glass
No
Minimum CPI (DPI)
100 CPI
Maximum CPI (DPI)
25600 CPI
CPI (DPI) Adjustment Steps
50 CPI
CPI (DPI) Variation
2 %
Minimum Lift Off Distance
1.2 mm
Maximum Polling Rate
1000 Hz

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT has a wide CPI range that can be adjusted by increments of 50. It has a fairly consistent sensor whether you move the mouse fast or slow. Also, the minimum lift-off distance is very low, so the sensor shouldn't track your movement when you reposition your mouse. You can choose between four polling rates: 125Hz, 250Hz, 500Hz, and 1000Hz.

6.9
Control
Buttons
Buttons Activation
Mechanical
Total Number Of Buttons
5
Number Of Side Buttons
2
Number Of Programmable Inputs
9
Profile Switching Button
Yes
CPI (DPI) Switching Button
No
Gesture Support
No

It has a reasonable number of buttons. The left and right clicks, wheel click, and both side buttons can be remapped within the Logitech G HUB software, and you can set one of them to be a profile-switching button. Also, you can have a second layer of controls if you set to a G-Shift button to one of the inputs.

Control
Mouse Wheel
Scroll Wheel
Notched Wheel
Scroll Wheel Steps
24 Steps
Scroll Wheel Tilt
No
Thumb Wheel
No
Thumb Wheel Steps
No Thumb Wheel

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT has a standard mouse wheel with no L/R tilt. It has a nice grip, and it feels satisfying to scroll thanks to its defined steps.

Control
Noise
Click Noise
Loud

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT is loud, but it still shouldn't bother people around you unless you're in a very quiet environment.

8.7
Control
Click Latency
Click Latency: Receiver
9 ms
Click Latency: Bluetooth
N/A
Click Latency: Wired
8 ms

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT has an amazingly low click latency, and it should feel very responsive whether used wired or wirelessly.

Operating System And Software
9.8
Operating System And Software
Compatible Software Option
Software Name Logitech G Hub
Software Windows Compatibility
Yes
Software macOS Compatibility
Yes
Account Needed
No
On-Board Memory
Yes
CPI (DPI) Adjustment
Yes
Polling Rate Adjustment
Yes
Profile Configuration
Yes
RGB On/Off
No

The Logitech G HUB software is outstanding and offers an incredible amount of customization. You can adjust the CPI and polling rate, and you can reprogram the buttons. Also, the mouse has onboard memory, so you can save your customizations and maintain them when you switch computers.

10
Operating System And Software
Mouse Compatibility
Windows Compatibility Fully
macOS Compatibility Fully

Since the software is available on both Windows and macOS, this mouse is fully customizable no matter which operating system you use it with.

Differences Between Sizes And Variants

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT is available in black and in white. Although we tested the black variant, we expect our results to be valid for the white one as well. You can see our unit's label here.

Compared To Other Mice

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT is excellent for gaming. Although it doesn't have a honeycomb design, this mouse is still amazingly light, and it's among the lightest mice we've ever tested, which is especially impressive considering it's wireless. Its simple design makes it professional enough to be used in an office setting as well, although some people may be disappointed at its lack of RGB lighting. While it has the same ambidextrous shape as the Logitech G Pro Wireless and is significantly lighter, the SUPERLIGHT only has two side buttons on the left side, instead of on both sides. For other options, see our recommendations for the best gaming mice, the best wireless mice, and if you're interested in Logitech products, also check out the best Logitech mice.

Razer Viper Ultimate

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT and the Razer Viper Ultimate are both amazing wireless gaming mice. If you're a fan of ultra-light mice, the Logitech is worth considering as it's among the lightest wireless mice we've ever tested. It also has a wider CPI range and is fully compatible with Mac, which the Razer isn't. However, the Razer is still very lightweight, has two programmable buttons on each side, and feels more comfortable to use than the Logitech.

Logitech G Pro Wireless

The Logitech G Pro Wireless and the Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT are very similarly designed wireless gaming mice that share the same shape and design. While the Wireless has removable side buttons on both sides of the mouse, the SUPERLIGHT only has two side buttons on the left side. That being said, the SUPERLIGHT is much lighter, which some people may prefer. Other than that, both mice have the same sensor and perform almost identically.

Glorious Model O Wireless

The Logitech G Pro X SUPERLIGHT and the Glorious Model O Wireless are both excellent wireless gaming mice. While the Glorious is a very lightweight mouse, the Logitech is even lighter. The Logitech also has a wider CPI range and is fully compatible with both Windows and macOS. On the other hand, the Glorious has RGB lighting and charges via USB-C instead of the older Micro-USB standard, like the Logitech does. Overall, they're both excellent mice, though if you prioritize a lightweight design over anything else, the Logitech may be the better choice.

Logitech G703 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Mouse with HERO Sensor

The Logitech G PRO X SUPERLIGHT and the Logitech G703 LIGHTSPEED Wireless Gaming Mouse with HERO Sensor are both excellent wireless gaming mice. If you prefer having a very light mouse and smoother-gliding feet, go with the SUPERLIGHT, but if you like having a bit more weight and RGB lighting, you may prefer the LIGHTSPEED.

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