Logitech has introduced the Pro X 60 Lightspeed, the primary wireless gaming keyboard from the corporate to return in a compact 60 p.c format. Accessible by means of the gaming-focused Logitech G sub-brand, the keyboard is offered now for $179 in a selection of two GX optical swap sorts (tactile or linear) and three colours (black, white, or pink).

Positioned as a compact follow-up to Logitech’s G Pro X TKL Lightspeed, the Pro X 60 contains most of the identical options. Customers get three connectivity choices: wired, utilizing the included six-foot USB-C to USB-C charging cable, or wireless by way of Bluetooth or Logitch’s Lightspeed dongle, with the latter offering a polling charge of 1000Hz.

One key distinction is that, not like the Pro X TKL, the Pro X 60 isn’t a mechanical keyboard — it’s optical so the texture is totally different. Neither keyboard presents hot-swappable switches. Each the GX optical linear and tactile swap choices for the Pro X 60 have a 1.8mm actuation level and 4mm journey distance, with an actuation power of 50g and 60g respectively.

Further customizations for issues like assigning macro shortcuts, lighting, and audio results will be achieved by way of the new Keycontrol software in Logitech’s G Hub software program, with key re-mapping able to giving every key as much as 15 totally different features. It additionally helps Logitech’s Lightsync RGB lighting, which is pre-programmed to a static blue out of the field to scale back distractions however will be personalized to permit your selection of coloration and lighting sequences to shine by means of the Pro X 60’s dual-shot PBT keycaps. Battery life when related by way of wireless Lightspeed with lighting enabled is round 65 hours on a full cost.

The Logitech G Pro X 60 additionally comes with a couple of quality-of-life options, corresponding to a quantity curler that’s in straightforward attain when fingers are positioned over the WASD keys, a Sport Mode swap on the aspect that disables keys just like the Home windows key that could be distracting whereas gaming, and a carry case for taking the keyboard on the go.  The principle attraction right here is that every one these options and customizations can be found in such a transportable type issue — should you get pleasure from aggressive gaming and journey regularly, this will likely be a lot simpler to shove right into a bag than a full-layout keyboard.