Zowie S1 vs Steelseries Rival 310

Similarly sized mice with very different shapes, the Rival 310 is an ergonomic mouse with some very distinct curves and design choices, while the Zowie S1 is a little bit safer but a super comfortable ambidextrous shape.

Everything else is nearly a draw, both mice have flawless sensors, buttons are good on both mice and they both weigh almost the same.

The cable on the Zowie S1 is better, both cables are soft, but the cable comes out of the S1 at an angle that reduces drag.

The Rival 310 is cheaper so it depends on your budget in that case.

Generally, the S1 is going to suit more people and is the more comfortable mouse, I'd recommend getting the Zowie S1.

Side-by-Side Comparison

Mouse nameSteelseries Rival 310Zowie S1
PictureSteelseries Rival 310 - Check Priceread review
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Zowie S1 - Check Priceread review
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Length12.76cm12.6 cm
Width6.2cm6.1 cm
Height4.2cm3.9 cm
Weight88g87 g
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
SensorTrueMove 3Pixart PMW3360
ShapeErgonomicAmbidextrous
Cable/WirelessSoft rubber cableSoft rubber cable
Battery LifeN/AN/A
SoftwareSteelseries Game Engine Software:
RGB lighting settings including add-on PrismSync options
DPI/CPI stepping
Polling Rate
Acceleration
Angle Snapping
Saved profiles on the mouse
Button remapping
Macro recording
No software:
DPI settings are preprogrammed
Step 1: 400 DPI
Step 2: 800 DPI
Step 3: 1600 DPI
Step 4: 3200 DPI
Warranty2 year warrantyUnknown length
ProsGreat weight for size
Comfortable shape
Solid responsive buttons
Good value
Safe shape, well balanced
Improved lighter buttons
Flexible rubber cable
Flawless sensor
Plug and play
Good light weight at 87 grams
ConsNothing major sticks out, a matter of shape preference in a crowded space for medium/large miceGlossy coating picks up dirt
Noisy scroll wheel

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