ROCCAT Kone AIMO Gaming Mouse Product Review

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Thanks to the team at ROCCAT, I was able to check out their Kone AIMO Gaming Mouse for a product review. Since starting product reviews, I’ve been able to test out and review many great gaming mouses, and that continues with the Kone AIMO gaming mouse from ROCCAT. What makes ROCCAT’s gaming mouse so great? Is it because it’s affordable? Is it the features? Is it the design? Well I’m going to be going through all that and more in this review with design being the first category that I will go through.

Design

As always, design is one of the most important features of a gaming product for me, and it’s even more important when it’s something like a gaming mouse which is going to be used so much. I’m happy to say that the Kone AIMO provided the comfort needed when using a gaming mouse, I have a big hands and sometimes gaming mouses can be hard to use for a long period of time but with the Kone AIMO, I had no such issues and could use it for hours without issue. I have to give major praise for the design of being able to rest the thumb with comfort whilst also having the button close by for seriously easy button use.

If you’re looking for a durable gaming mouse then look no further because the Kone AIMO is built with longevity in mind as it can last for at least 50 million clicks. The material used for the gaming mouse also appears to be of high quality that will last for a long time. I must also mention how great the Kone AIMO illumination looks, which is also fully customized and I’ll talk about that more later on in this review. The Kone AIMO illumination really gives the mouse that impactful look that will make your setup stand out and look that little bit better.

Value

The Kone AIMO will cost around £70 for UK buyers which is a totally reasonable price for the high quality you are getting here. If you are looking for high end quality for a very affordable price then the Kone AIMO deserves to get your attention. I’ve seen many other gaming mouses which cost higher than the £70 price point that offer way less. If you are on a tight budget then it’s going to be a tough suggestion, but if you have a little bit extra in the budget for your set up then the Kone AIMO is going to be the way to go.

Features

The Kone AIMO has many features, and one of those great features is the Owl-Eye optical sensor which provides pointer precision that I can’t say I’ve ever seen when reviewing or trying out other gaming mouses. This technology that ROCCAT is promoting is the real deal, and I can’t say that I had any issues with it at all. It’s highly accurate and I never felt like it’s not keeping up with the movements whilst using it.

Another great feature that you get with ROCCAT’s gaming mouses is the customization features with the ROCCAT Swarm software which opens up a whole bunch of custom options. The best custom option for me personally was the option to change the illumination of the mouse to all kinds of different colors which can be individually chosen rather than sticking to one whole color scheme. There’s also many other options like changing the button commands to pretty much anything you want. The custom features that you can get with this gaming mouse is incredible and one of the biggest highlights for me when reviewing the mouse.

Here’s the full list of what you can expect to get with this great gaming mouse.

ROCCAT® OWL-EYE OPTICAL SENSOR
unrelenting pointer precision with 12000 dpi
TRI-BUTTON THUMB ZONE
rapid control, features Easy-Shift™ button
32-BIT ARM MCU + ONBOARD MEMORY
for rapid macro storage and execution
RGBA MULTIZONE ILLUMINATION
each zone independently configurable
SUPERIOR ERGONOMICS
classic, max-comfort Kone shape
DISTANCE CONTROL UNIT
custom pick-up flight for heightened accuracy
AIMO LIGHTING SYSTEM
intelligent lighting harmonized across devices
4D TITAN WHEEL
four directions with advanced tilting tech
ROCCAT® SWARM
comprehensive driver & software suite

Final Verdict

After many hours of use, I have to say that the ROCCAT Kone AIMO gaming mouse might take the crown as the best mouse for gaming that I’ve ever had the chance of checking out for a review. What makes it so great? It’s got value for your money and then some, it feels like a premium gaming product without the crazy costs, and it has a whole load of features that give you even more value for your money. If you are currently looking for a great gaming mouse then it’s time to purchase the ROCCAT Kone AIMO!

HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! 

You can purchase the ROCCAT Kone AIMO Gaming Mouse from Amazon UK here. 

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