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Logitech today announced its next-gen G-series gaming mouse, the G300, promising to give you greater gaming precision and plenty of features at an affordable price. The mouse itself has a 2500 DPI optical sensor that works on a wide variety of surfaces and sports an ambidextrous design that does away with the usual thumb buttons, but still gives you nine customizable controls you can tailor to your gaming or computing needs.
Additionally, the Logitech Gaming Mouse G300 lets you store up to three game or player profiles in its onboard memory, so you can run the mouse without software or move it between computers without having to reconfigure each time. The G300 also includes an on-board lighting system that you can set to one of seven colors for each profile, making it easier to identify which configuration you're using at any given moment.
The included configuration software also works with G-Series keyboards and headsets, so you can create macros once and share them with other Logitech devices. There's no weight-tuning system, interchangeable grips, wireless connectivity or any other perks like that, but with an MSRP of $40 the G300 is a solid option for gamers with simpler needs. Logitech says the Gaming Mouse G300 will be available in the U.S. and Europe in September.