The Best Wireless Gaming Mouse in 2021

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2019 was a great year for wireless mice, bringing zero latency and long lasting batteries to the forefront without sacrificing shape or weight.

The Razer Viper Ultimate swooped in at the end of year and really blew my socks off, it does everything that our former #1, the G Pro Wireless does, but either slightly or significantly better.

The Viper Ultimate has a great safe shape that should be good for a large range of gamers with the exception of some palm grippers. The Viper Ultimate has the best charging solution for a wireless mouse, great materials and a great light weight.

Our top pick

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Razer Viper Ultimate

Razer has topped our previous best wireless mouse with a better charging solution, lighter weight and longer battery life.

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Of course, no single mouse is for everyone, we’ve included other great wireless gaming mouse options.

Once you’ve found your perfect wireless mouse, check out our best gaming keyboard post to pair your mouse with the perfect keyboard.

How we tested and picked

The main thing we do is play test a bunch with all the mice, it allows us to really figure out if the mouse is comfortable.

We play games in multiple genres so we don’t have any gameplay blind spots, our current set of games are Apex Legends,  Dota 2 and Starcraft 2, we feel this will represent a large portion of gaming across genres.

On top of play testing, we do a couple of more scientific tests. We test for acceleration on the sensor, jitter at high DPI and spinning out on the sensor. We also test for input lag and do a shake and rattle test to shake out any obvious build quality flaws.

We’re evaluating mice on a very standard set of criteria that you need to look for in gaming mice, this is largely the same criteria for best gaming mouse overall:

On top of the above criteria, wireless mice have additional and different considerations.

Battery life and charging speed

Having a mouse die in the middle of a match is annoying.

The best wireless mice are going to have the battery life to last at least a few prolonged gaming sessions before dying. If the mouse does run out of juice the best wireless mice should make recharging less of a hassle either by having a quick recharge time, wireless charging, and/or the ability to charge while playing.

Response time and input lag

Wireless mice have long had the reputation of having more input latency than a wired mouse, well in 2019, that is no longer the case. The best wireless gaming mice have no additional input lag when compared to wired mice. Any mouse that introduced input lag is automatically out of consideration for this list.


Batteries do add a certain amount of weight to a wireless mouse that wired mice don’t have to contend with. Any wireless gaming mouse that can manage to be lightweight with a battery is a huge deal, the combination of a light and wireless is really something in terms of freedom of movement.

USB dongle storage

G305 Dongle Home
Dongle storage on the G305

Having a spot to store the USB dongle when not in use or when travelling is a nice touch that I appreciate, it allows you to move around with your wireless mice and game on the go or use it for productivity at work.

1. Razer Viper Ultimate

The best overall wireless gaming mouse

Razer Viper Ultimate - Docked


  • Magnetic charging solution
  • 70 hour battery life
  • 74 grams with no holes
  • Safe ambidextrous shape, great for lefties
  • Flawless sensor


  • It’s very expensive
  • Side buttons are recessed might be an issue for some
  • Tactility on the primary buttons could be better.

Why the Razer Viper Ultimate is our best mouse pick

Like our previous pick, the Logitech G Pro Wireless, the Razer Viper Ultimate just does everything well. The Viper Ultimate just simply improves upon what made me love the G Pro Wireless. 

Amazing charging solution

The Viper Ultimate comes with a magnetic dock that makes recharging your mouse as easy as placing the mouse on the pins and walking away, the dock also acts as a home to your dongle to improve connectivity. Want to charge and play? Razer thought of that, simply use the braided USB cable and plug into the mouse. Even better, you’re not doing to need to charge this mouse that often, the Viper Ultimate has a 70 hour battery life, topping the GPW.

The lightest wireless mouse

The Viper Ultimate has managed to make a medium sized wireless mouse, that weighs 74 grams without having to resort to holes that all the ultra light mice have.

Tech aside, a great shape

The shape is very well suited for claw and finger tip grips with a safe ambidextrous shape. Even without all the wireless tech, the vanilla Razer Viper was a good mouse for its shape and buttons, the wireless tech takes it to a whole new level. 

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The best wireless mouse

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Razer Viper Ultimate

Our top pick – Razer has topped our previous best wireless mouse with a better charging solution, lighter weight and longer battery life.

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2. Logitech G Pro Wireless

The second best overall wireless gaming mouse

G Pro Wireless Box and Mouse


  • Insane 60 hour battery life with RGB off
  • Feathery 80 gram weight
  • Safe ambidextrous shape
  • Flawless HERO sensor
  • Swappable side buttons
  • Dongle storage


  • It’s very expensive
  • No DPI toggle at the top of the mouse
  • Some people find the surface a little slick

The Logitech G Pro Wireless is just a very complete all around mouse that is strong in essentially every category. The mouse is medium sized with a smooth shape that I could see catering to any grip type. There are other mice that could be more comfortable for specific people and there are other mice that have more value, but no mouse has it all like the Logitech G Pro Wireless.

Long distance battery life

Battery life is really important on a wireless mouse and Logitech G Pro Wireless sets itself apart with its ridiculous battery life at 60 hours of continuous use with RGB off. An extra (expensive) cherry on top, the G Pro Wireless is also Logitech Powerplay compatible, letting you charge wirelessly if you need it.

The lightest wireless mouse

Somehow Logitech has managed to pack in that battery life and maintain this weight without compromising build quality or having holes in the shell. Prior to the Razer Viper Ultimate, it was the only mouse to achieve this. 

Everything else you expect from a great gaming mouse

The HERO sensor in the G Pro Wireless is flawless, no jittering, no prediction or spinning out. The sensor polls at 1000 Hz, while still somehow sipping battery life. The input lag on the G Pro Wireless is imperceptible compared to the a wired mouse, no extra input lag despite being wireless.

The shape is super safe, no extreme grooves or shapes, while this may limit its maximum comfort level, it allows for a very large portion of the gaming population to use it with some comfort.

The buttons on the mouse are fantastic, which seems to be a standard on all top end Logitech mice nowadays.

If you can justify the price of this mouse, I think this is a safe recommendation for a lot of people. If it’s a little rich for your blood, worry not! There are plenty of other great wireless mice on this list.

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Former champ

Logitech G Pro Wireless

Our Top Pick – The G Pro Wireless has it all, a light weight, long battery life and a great safe shape.

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3. Razer DeathAdder v2 Pro

Razer’s classic ergonomic shape goes wireless


  • Classic ergonomic shape
  • Available wireless dock
  • 70 hour low latency battery life
  • Solid optical clicks
  • Glidy PTFE mouse feet


  • Expensive
  • Large mouse, not going to suit everyone. 

The DeathAdder doesn’t need any introduction, the V2 Pro version takes the DeathAdder wireless, leveraging Razer’s battery and wireless tech to produce a DA that lasts 70 hours on a charge with lagless wireless.

The buttons sport optical switches, improving durability compared to traditional metal leaf switches. 

There’s not much to say about the DeathAdder V2 Pro, it’s the best wireless ergonomic mouse available, if you like the shape, then taking it wireless is a no brainer. If you’re looking for a smaller mouse or an ambidextrous mouse or use fingertip then consider the other mice on this list.

The best ergo wireless

Logitech G703

A classic mouse goes wireless

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4. Logitech G305

An amazing small wireless gaming mouse


  • Marathon-level battery – 250 hours off of a single AA
  • The best buttons on the market bar none
  • 88 grams with a AA battery, less with a AAA + adapter
  • Safe and small ambidextrous shape
  • Flawless sensor
  • Great price
  • Two colour options
  • Dongle storage


  • Seeing some creaking in one copy of our mouse
  • Soft middle click
  • Not suitable for lefties

Marathon battery life

The G305 battery life makes the G Pro Wireless battery life seem short. The G305 is capable of an incredible 250 hour battery life on a single AA. I got the G305 in July of 2018 and have yet needed to replace the battery.

The sensor is of course flawless with no issues with jitter, prediction and spin out issues, the HERO sensor is also polling at 1000 Hz with no noticeable input lag, these new Logitech sensors are a bit of technical wizardry.

The best buttons on any mouse

The G305 has the best buttons I’ve experienced on any gaming mouse, they’re snappy and responsive with a very satisfying click. The side buttons are narrow but distinct, no issues with hitting that quickly melee in Overwatch on mouse 4.

Another solid shape

Logitech is producing some very solid medium/small shapes, the G305 is a straight ambidextrous shape with slightly curved out sides, it’s absolutely perfect for fingertip grips and still pretty good for palmers that have small to medium sized hands.

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Incredible value

Logitech G305

For smaller hands – The G305 is a marathon mouse with 250 hours of battery life, the best buttons on the market and a shape great for smaller hands.

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5. Logitech G703 

Best wireless mouse with a great shape for larger hands

G703 Top Down


  • Great comfortable ergonomic shape
  • Great tactile buttons and large side buttons
  • Flawless PMW3360 sensor
  • Wireless charging


  • Okay battery life at 30 hours
  • No place to store the USB dongle!
  • Some people find the shape a little too tall

Yep, another Logitech mouse! The Logitech G703 combines a very comfortable large palm shape with another lagless sensor with pretty decent battery life.

Super comfy shape

The G703 is the best ergonomic wireless gaming mouse available right now. The Razer Mamba Wireless is a close second for this shape, but I’m choosing the Logitech for its track record on both wireless and quality control.

Good wireless tech

Everything else about the G703 is good to great. The battery life is not as good as the G305 or the  G Pro Wireless, clocking in at 30 hours of battery life with RGB off.

The G703 is at an average weight coming in at 107 grams, which is respectable for a large wireless mouse. I suspect a v2 of this mouse would have better battery life and weight.

The sensor is flawless as usual and the buttons are great on the G703.

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For bigger palm grips

Logitech G703

 The G703 is made for palm grips and larger hands, it’s super comfortable with a flawless sensor and good buttons.

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6. Razer Mamba Wireless

Razer’s ergonomic wireless

Razer Mamba Wireless front profile


  • Amazing 50 hour battery life
  • Great comfortable shape
  • Flawless sensor
  • Great buttons
  • Solid build quality


  • Synapse software
  • Razer QA and wireless concerns
  • No dongle storage

Crazy comfortable shape with great battery life

The Razer Mamba Wireless has a very very good 50 hour battery life and a flawless sensor. In the great battery life standings, that would place the Razer Mamba third overall behind the G305 and G Pro Wireless.

Shape wise, the Razer Mamba is very close to the G703 in size, but it feels a lot smaller in hand since the bump of the Mamba Wireless is placed a lot closer to the center of the mouse versus the back in the G703. People who found the G703 just slightly too big will find this mouse very very comfortable.

Buttons on the Mamba Wireless are also great, not as good as the G305’s but every bit as good as the G Pro Wireless and G703.

Truth be told, there’s no reason why the Mamba Wireless couldn’t be #2 or #3 on this list, we’re waiting to see if the Mamba Wireless holds up in terms of battery life and build quality before moving it up, it’s not a particularly cheap mouse.

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Large and holds a charge

Razer Mamba Wireless

Not as comfortable as a shape as the G703 with really light buttons, but a flawless sensor and 50 hour battery life makes it a worthy contendor.

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7. Steelseries Rival 650

The best heavyweight wireless gaming mouse

Steelseries Rival 650


  • Proven ambidextrous shape and buttons
  • Flawless sensor
  • Really good clicks
  • Fast charging


  • Heavy as heck, 121 grams
  • No dongle storage
  • Pricey considering its competition

Why we picked the Rival 650 fifth

The Rival 600 is a great mouse and the Rival 650 is no different, but in its transition to a wireless version the 650 added on 25 grams of weight going from 96 grams on the Rival 600 to 121 grams on the Rival 650.

That extra heft makes the 650 a niche pick for people who exclusively like heavier mice. Weight aside, the mouse is solid, great shape, buttons, dual sensor for both tracking and lift off and good RGB.

Quick charging

The Rival 650 has meh battery life at 24 hours, but features quick charging, 15 minutes of charging will yield 3 hours of play time, not bad.

Get this mouse if for whatever reason you don’t like the G703 shape, prefer an ambidextrous shape and don’t mind a hefty mouse.

For the weightlifters

Steelseries Rival 650

The fast charging Rival 650 has all the pros of the Rival 600 with wireless capability, as long as you don’t mind the weight of the mouse.

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  • October 18th: Added Razer DeathAdder v2 Pro at the #3 spot.
  • March 12th: Updated formatting, moved Mamba Wireless to #4 spot, dropped G903 from top 5.

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