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SteelSeries Aerox 3 and Aerox 3 Wireless Review

If you’re a fan of lightweight gaming mice then you will want to check out our comparison review of SteelSeries’ Aerox 3 and Aerox 3 Wireless gaming mice. These both feature a holey design to keep the weight as low as possible. The Aerox 3 comes in at £59.99, with a TrueMove Core sensor co-designed by PixArt, whereas the Aerox 3 Wireless comes in at £99.99, with a TrueMove Air sensor also co-designed by PixArt. 

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Aerox 3 Wired









Specifications:

  • Sensor: SteelSeries TrueMove Core
  • Sensor Type: Optical
  • CPI: 200–8,500 in 100 CPI Increments
  • IPS: 300, on SteelSeries QcK surfaces
  • Acceleration: 35G
  • Polling Rate: 1000Hz / 1 ms
  • Hardware Acceleration: None (Zero Hardware Acceleration)
  • Back Cover Material: Black Matte Finish
  • Core Construction: ABS Plastic
  • Shape: Ergonomic, Right-Handed
  • Grip Style: Claw or Fingertip
  • Number of Buttons: 6
  • Switch Type: SteelSeries mechanical switches, rated for 80 million clicks
  • Illumination: 3 RGB Zones, Independently Controlled
  • Weight: 57g without cable
  • Length: 120.55mm / 4.75 inches
  • Width : 57.91mm / 2.28 inches (front), 67.03mm / 2.64 inches (back)
  • Height: 21.53mm / 0.85 inches (front), 37.98mm / 1.50 inches (back)
  • Super Mesh Cable Length :1.8m / 6 feet
  • OS :Windows, Mac, Xbox, and Linux. USB port required.
  • Software :SteelSeries Engine 3.15.1 , for Windows (7 or newer) and Mac OSX (10.12 or newer)

You can purchase the SteelSeries Aerox 3 for £59.99 HERE!

Pros

  • Cost effective.
  • Lighter than the wireless model.
  • Well written and clear manuals.
  • No side flex.
  • IP54 rated.
  • Comfortable after long use.
  • Works well with palm and claw grip.

Cons

  • Spongy side buttons.
  • Quite a bit of shell flex when pushing down on the top.
  • Less premium sensor compared to the Wireless model.
  • Higher LOD.

Rating: 7.5.

 

Aerox 3 Wireless








Specifications:

  • Sensor: SteelSeries TrueMove Air
  • Sensor Type: Optical
  • CPI: 200–18,000 in 100 CPI Increments
  • IPS: 400, on SteelSeries QcK surfaces
  • Acceleration: 40G
  • Polling Rate: 1000Hz / 1 ms
  • Hardware Acceleration: None (Zero Hardware Acceleration)
  • Back Cover Material: Black Matte Finish
  • Core Construction: ABS Plastic
  • Shape: Ergonomic, Right-Handed
  • Grip Style: Claw or Fingertip
  • Number of Buttons: 6
  • Switch Type: SteelSeries mechanical switches, rated for 80 million clicks
  • Illumination: 3 RGB Zones
  • Weight: 66g
  • Length: 120.55mm / 4.75 inches
  • Width: 57.91mm / 2.28 inches (front), 67.03mm / 2.64 inches (back)
  • Height: 21.53mm / 0.85 inches (front), 37.98mm / 1.50 inches (back)
  • Connection: 2.4GHz / Bluetooth 5.0
  • Battery Life: Up to 80 hours 2.4GHz, Up to 200 hours Bluetooth
  • OS: Windows, Mac, Xbox, and Linux. USB port required.
  • Software: SteelSeries Engine 3.18.4 , for Windows (7 or newer) and Mac OSX (10.12 or newer)

You can purchase the SteelSeries Aerox 3 Wireless for £99.99 HERE!

Pros

  • Great connectivity options.
  • Good specs.
  • Low LOD.
  • Well written and clear manuals.
  • No side flex.
  • IP54 rated
  • Comfortable after long use.
  • Works well with palm and claw grip.

Cons

  • Spongy side buttons
  • Slight flex that engages the left and right click if squeezed hard.
  • Cost quite a bit more than the wired option.

Rating: 8.5.

KitGuru says: Of the two models, we would recommend the SteelSeries Aerox 3 Wireless all day long. It is more expensive than the wired model, but paying that bit extra ensures you are getting the best specs and all of those very handy connectivity options.

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