Gaming peripheral and accessories manufacturer Logitech unveiled its new line-up for the South African market at a launch event in Sandton, Johannesburg on Monday. The line-up includes the new G-series gaming keyboards and mice.
“Logitech invented the gaming peripheral category in 2005. We noticed that gamers were using our products because our products were tough and built for gaming. We are also the leader in mice, as we have made more mice than anyone else in the world. We started to develop gaming-specific products by listening to what gamers want,” said Alex Machado, Senior Category Manager of Gaming at Logitech EMEA.
Logitech claims that the new G-series of keyboards and mice have been created by using science, as Machado adds that there is a huge difference between science and technology. “Launching the G-series, and it’s all about science. There is a difference between science and technology, and to get to the technology, you have to go through a series of actual scientific steps of testing and developing,” he said.
In terms of gaming mice, the line-up includes the G700s Rechargeable Gaming Mouse, G500s Laser Gaming Mouse, G400s Optical Gaming Mouse and the G100s Optical Gaming Mouse. In the keyboards department, South African users will be able to get their hands on the G19s and the G510s, while new headphones have also been unveiled, in the form of the G430 Surround Sound Gaming Headset and G230 Stereo Gaming Headset, as well as other models.
For users who require high-performance movements, Logitech developed the G602 Wireless Gaming Mouse. “The G602 is a brand new product for us. The wireless mouse has a 250 hours of non-stop gaming battery life, which means that is 5-times more than the nearest competitor. The battery life is definitely unique to this mouse,” Machado explained.
The G602 also makes use of Logitech G’s exclusive Delta Zero sensor technology for precision and lag-free movements.
Charlie Fripp – Consumer Tech editor