We all want a high-end, top-performing wireless gaming mouse to enjoy our gaming experience. Today, we will discuss the latest offering from Razer here in our Razer Naga V2 Pro Review.
The Naga V2 Pro is an MMO mouse that, like the earlier releases from the collection, sports a right-handed shape. It also features a modular design to let you shift between a variety of three side panels. The latter also houses plenty of button layouts.
New to the Naga V2 Pro is performance optimisations like new sensors, optical switches, and extended battery life.
The mouse arrived in a premium-looking all-black box that sports the usual elements from Razer products. An image of the Naga V2 Pro is in front, along with the company branding and some features.
Inside, everything is secure to prevent any instances of damage during shipping. Aside from the mouse, you will also find a HyperSpeed USB receiver and a USB-A to C charging cable. The box includes a USB receiver extender, plastic puck covering, stickers, and user documentation.
Razer Naga V2 Pro Review – Design and Functionality
Let us continue our Razer Naga V2 Pro Review and look into the design and functions of the mouse. The Naga V2 Pro is a medium-sized product with a customisable scroll wheel. It also has interchangeable side plates and looks similar to the original Naga Pro.
A gently-sloped form similar to its predecessors shapes the mouse. It also has a hump close to the rear and a ridge on the right section. The latter is for resting your ring finger.
Housed in a plastic chassis, the mouse features a matte black and smooth finish. The textured panel on the right side adds to the charm and aesthetics of the product.
We also inspected the side plates and bottom section for this Razer Naga V2 Pro Review. You will find three interchangeable side plates with two, six, and 12 buttons. What we like about the side plates is that they attach magnetically, thus, making them convenient to swap out.
Let us focus on the plates: the 12-button plate features buttons with numbers and RGBs. You can customise these via Synapse 3 software from Razer.
When you look at the two and six-button plates, these do not feature RGB. It still looks good even without these, plus the textured panels for optimised grip compensate enough.
A slot beneath the side plate is present, which lets you keep the 2.4GHz wireless dongle of the mouse. It is a small vital addition, especially if you often misplace items/accessories.
When you look at the base of the mouse, there is a power/connectivity switch and a profile-change button. Aside from these, a removable puck that is replaceable with a wireless type is present. You can purchase one separately from the Razer Mouse Dock Pro.
Key Features of the Razer Naga V2 Pro
Like other mice from Razer, the Naga V2 Pro offers plenty of notable features for gaming. We made a list in our Razer Naga V2 Pro Review to share these details with you.
Full Control and Adaptability
The mouse comes with 12, six, and 2-button magnetic side plates that allow you to adapt to any game. It offers up to 22 programmable controls for your needs.
Customised Scroll Feel
You can enjoy precise weapon switching by adjusting its resistance, tactility, and steps for distinct and firmer scrolls. Softer scrolling is also possible with multiple steps to better spam inputs (jump).
From 0 to 100, you can adjust the required strength for each scroll wheel click. Lower numbers give you easy scrolls, while 0 gives you a smooth feel.
From an 8 to 96 range, set the number of steps needed to complete a scroll wheel revolution. Lower ones give chunkier and thicker ticks while getting higher offers more inputs and finer ticks.
Additionally, you can refine tactile scroll wheel feedback by arranging its uptick/downtick curve. Do this for a gentler or more pronounced feel.
Razer HyperSpeed Wireless with Support for Multiple Devices
The Naga V2 Pro offers excellent responsiveness with a faster connection than other wireless mice. You can use this wireless mouse and keyboard via one dongle. That means you can free one of your USB ports to streamline your setup.
This feature is only available in the newest HyperSpeed products from Razer.
Three Connectivity Modes
The Naga V2 Pro works with 2.4GHz Hyperspeed Wireless for up to 150 hours. You can also use it via Bluetooth for 300 hours or connect via USB-C for continuous use while charging.
Razer Focus Pro 30K Optical Sensor
This industry-leading sensor from Razer offers flawless tracking performance on many surfaces, including glass. Intelligent functions support the sensor to provide enhanced control and aim.
Razer Optical Mouse Switches Gen-3
The Naga V2 Pro offers unparalleled speed and reliability. This mouse has 0.2ms actuation without debounce delay and a 90-million click lifecycle.
Our Razer Naga V2 Pro Review will now focus on the product specifications of the mouse. It sports a right-handed form factor and the Razer HyperSpeed Wireless connectivity (2.4GHz). You can also connect the mouse via Bluetooth or the Speedlfex USB-C cable.
On battery life, the mouse can last up to 150h on HyperSpeed Wireless and 300h on Bluetooth. Then for RGB lighting, Razer opted for its Chroma RGB on the logo and 12-button side plate.
The Focus Pro 30K optical sensor on the mouse gives it a maximum sensitivity of 3000 DPI.
The mouse has a total speed of 750 IPS and a max acceleration of 70g. 10/14/20 programmable buttons are available, and Optical Mouse switches Gen3 are also present. The latter has a lifecycle of 90 million clicks which is essential for gamers.
Additionally, it has five onboard memory profiles, 100% PTFE mouse feet, and the Razer Speedlex USB-C cable.
Hands-on with the Razer Naga V2 Pro
We used the mouse for over a week to share our hands-on experience in our Razer Naga V2 Pro Review. The mouse performed in varying situations, and we played different games using the product.
But before sharing details about its performance, we will talk about the Razer Synapse software.
Synapse is the customisation software from Razer that provides user-friendly macro settings and performance tweaking. It also allows RGB lighting across a total of five profile settings.
Out of all the software utilities we tried, this is one of the most in-depth when speaking of customisation. Plus, it offers plenty of features for adjusting, but you need to spare some time to check all these.
All clickers on the Naga V2 Pro are programmable using Synapse. It means you can configure setups for all faceplates simultaneously. Moreover, the HyperShift option will let you load other command layers on each button.
You can save all of these via the onboard memory that supports up to five profiles.
Razer also added a few new compelling features, including the scroll wheel stages, which include its unique scroll wheel haptics. There are also five presets, with only a single slot for a custom scroll wheel profile.
Razer did not make massive changes to the Naga V2 Pro, but the company polished the already excellent peripheral. What improvements do the new sensor and optical switches offer? Let us see as we share our experience from product tests for this Razer Naga V2 Pro Review.
One notable aspect of the mouse was it felt ultra-responsive when we used it for our tests. Its buttons were clicky and satisfying, plus this register presses without delays.
The Razer Naga V2 Pro has exceptionally-low and very consistent click latency, and the 30K sensor felt accurate and responsive.
While the product aims towards MMO gaming, the company claims its extra side button panels offer versatility. What Razer said is true since we successfully played games under varying genres like MOBA, Battle Royale, and FPS.
We did have some challenges making quick movements in competitively fast-paced games since the mouse is slightly heavy.
We had an excellent experience with the mouse since it gave us access to special attacks. Also, mapping roll and dodge across its six-button panel streamlined daily gaming, which made our session more enjoyable.
And to put its versatility to the test, we used the 12, six, and two-button panels for different games.
We switched our genres between FPS and open-world RPGs – mixes that do not need too many programmable buttons. During the tests, we spent most of our time using the six and two-button panels.
Overall, we were pleased with the performance of the Naga V2 Pro, which worked well across a range of games.
Razer Naga V2 Pro Review Summary
The Naga V2 Pro from Razer is a high-end wireless gaming mouse. This new iteration in the Naga lineup has impressive features, including its sensor, optical switches, and longer battery life. Plus, it has a customisable scroll wheel that you can optimise for your needs.
We love the versatility and customisation elements of this mouse. Its signature hot-swappable side panels make it a unique product that sets it apart from other MMO gaming mice. Aside from that, this product is also highly responsive with low latency, making it excellent for gaming.