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Roccat Kone AIMO Gaming Mouse with Roccat Kanga & Taito XXL

Rating: 8.5.

In 2007 the original Roccat Kone mouse was released as Roccats’s first ever product. 10 years later we take a look at the Roccat Kone AIMO which features the AIMO intelligent lighting system, 12000dpi owl-eye optical sensor and tri-button thumb zone. The Roccat Kone is available in 3 different colours – black, grey and white – but is it worth the £69.99 asking price?  

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We tested the Roccat Kone AIMO alongside the Roccat Kanga mousemat which is available for £7.99 and the Roccat Taito XXL desk sized mousemat which available for £24.99.

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Roccat Kone AIMO Specifications: 

  • ROCCAT® Owl-Eye optical sensor with 12000dpi
  • ROCCAT® 50 Million lifecycle switches
  • 1000Hz polling rate
  • 1ms response time
  • 50G acceleration
  • 250ips maximum speed
  • Mouse acceleration: no
  • Angle snapping: on/off
  • Adjustable lift-off distance
  • 512kB onboard memory

Dimensions:

  • Weight: 130g
  • 1.8m braided USB cable
  • 105mm(L)x75mm(W)x45mm(H)

Box contents:

  • Roccat AIMO mouse
  • Quick installation guide
  • Disposal information
  • Roccat stickers x 3

Pros:

  • Roccat Owl-eye optical sensor is excellent.
  • Very attractive with unique RGB lighting.
  • Good build quality and braided cable.
  • Ergonomic shape makes it very comfortable.

Cons:

  • Swarm connect app doesn’t work.
  • Very big and heavy mouse which won’t suit everyone.
  • Lack of thumb grips which means the paint may show wear and tear over time.

Roccat Taito XXL mousemat specifications: 

  • Width: 900mm
  • Height: 330mm
  • Thickness: 3mm

Roccat Kanga mousemat specifications: 

  • Width: 320mm
  • Height: 270mm
  • Thickness: 2mm

  • The Roccat Kone can be found on Overclockers UK for £69.95 here. 
  • The Roccat Kanga can be found here.
  • The Roccat Taito XXL can be found here. 

Kitguru says: The Roccat Kanga & Taito XXL mousemats both performed well but the Roccat Kone AIMO is the star of the show. We think it is a beautiful mouse with excellent performance. The large size and weight won’t be for everyone but we think it is well worth the investment.

Rating: 8.5.

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