Zowie EC1 vs Razer DeathAdder Elite

The EC1 and DeathAdder both serve the larger hand sizes, both do that job very well.

Shape wise, both mice are very strong, I'd give the edge to the EC1 with a shape and size that'll suit more grip styles than the DeathAdder.

The EC1 buttons are a little stiff, but I'd take that over the mushier DeathAdder clicks.

Both mice have perfect sensors.

In general this is a very close call, if you can try both mice I'd recommend doing that, if you just can't wait to do that, I'd go for the EC1.

Side-by-Side Comparison

Mouse nameZowie EC1Razer DeathAdder Elite
PictureZowie EC1 - Check Priceread review
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Razer DeathAdder Elite - Check Priceread review
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Length12.8cm12.7 cm
Width6.4cm7.0 cm
Height4.3cm4.4 cm
Weight97g105g
Buttons2 Primary Buttons
1 Middle Scroll Button
1 DPI Button
2 Side buttons
2 Primary Buttons
1 Middle Scroll Button
1 DPI Button
2 Side buttons
SensorPixart PMW3360Pixart PMW3389
ShapeErgonomicErgonomic
Cable/WirelessSoft rubber cableSoft braided cord
Battery LifeN/AN/A
SoftwareNo software:
DPI settings are preprogrammed
Step 1: 400 DPI
Step 2: 800 DPI
Step 3: 1600 DPI
Step 4: 3200 DPI
Razer Synapse:
Surface tuning
Lift off distance
RGB lighting settings
DPI stepping
Saved profiles on the mouse
Button remapping
Input analysis
Macro recording
WarrantyUnknown length2 year warranty
ProsComfortable super popular shape
Flexible rubber cord
Flawless sensor
Comfortable ergonomic shape
Good weight for size
Good flexibile braided cable
ConsLoud scroll wheel
Issues with accidental clicks
Synapse software requires login
QA concerns with Razer

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