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Logitech Lightspeed Wireless Gaming G604 Mouse Review

When splashing out with my tax return on some gaming equipment, I thought I’d throw in a mouse. I ended up with a G604 lightspeed wireless gaming mouse by Logitech. To be honest, I was a little bit daunted by the 15 controls and buttons – I asked myself, did I really have a use for all of them?

The box contains the mouse, Lightspeed wireless receiver, USB receiver extender cable, one-page setup instructions, safety, compliance and warranty information. If you need more details on setting it up head to the instructions (PDF version) on the support website under Getting Started.

The Logitech support website also includes Register, FAQs, Community, Downloads, Warranty, Specifications, Spare Parts, Gallery and a Contact Us page.

After turning the battery up the right way, I was ready to rock and roll, or should I say scroll. The unisex design is nice and it feels comfortable to use. The black colour goes well with the rest of my current computing hardware.

The Lightspeed technology is a wireless solution that enables you to play your favourite games without getting your can of coke tangled up with your cords. It’s using the latest technology to ensure that when you click a button it results in a quick reaction to your hardware and software, pending network speeds.

The mouse is designed primarily for multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) or massively multiplayer online (MMO) games, photo and video editing. It may not be ideal for first-person shooter gaming.

Logitech G640 Lightspeed Mouse Pros

  • The scrolling is super smooth and fast with the 16K hero sensor with a 1 millisecond response time
  • Easy to use hyper (sensitive) scroll wheel
  • 15 programmable buttons with 6 side buttons
  • Uses a lightspeed wireless connection or Bluetooth
  • Game for up to 240 hours on a single AA battery in Lightspeed mode, or 5.5 months of standard use with Bluetooth

Logitech G640 Lightspeed Mouse Cons

  • Some people might find there are too many button options and the programmable options overwhelming
  • Better for smaller hands and right-handed people

Once your mouse is set up it is fully programmable via the Logitech G HUB software.  

With my Logitech G640 Lightspeed gaming mouse, I’m hoping life is going to be more fun playing games and being on the computer.

Head to the Logitech website to purchase your next gaming mouse:

About Logitech

Logitech G develops award-winning wireless and wired gaming mice. Constantly innovating from sensors to shape, find the right one for you. #PlayAdvanced #GHUB #LogitechG

About Logitech G

Logitech G, a brand of Logitech International, is the global leader in PC and console gaming gear. Logitech G provides gamers of all levels with industry-leading keyboards, mice, headsets, mousepads and simulation products such as wheels and flight sticks – made possible through innovative design, advanced technologies and a deep passion for gaming. Founded in 1981, and headquartered in Lausanne, Switzerland, Logitech International is a Swiss public company listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (LOGN) and on the Nasdaq Global Select Market (LOGI). Find Logitech G at, the company blog or @LogitechG.

Logitech and other Logitech marks are trademarks or registered trademarks of Logitech Europe S.A and/or its affiliates in the U.S. and other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. For more information about Logitech and its products, visit the company’s website at


Written by Emma Crameri

I am a Brisbane-based freelance technical reviewer and writer. I have experience working in ICT, online education and digital marketing. I can turn your ideas into engaging and shareable online content. I'm an early adopter with both Android and Apple devices. I'm also the Editor of the Brisbanista website.


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