Ever since Logitech launched the Powerplay mouse pad final June, it looks like gaming accent producers have been scrambling to launch their very own takes on the “wirelessly charging mouse pad” idea. At CES 2018, we’ve already seen varied takes on the idea from Mad Catz and Corsair, and now it’s time for Razer to take a crack at it with its new HyperFlux know-how.
The corporate is beginning off with one pair of merchandise — the Razer Mamba HyperFlux mouse and the Razer Firefly HyperFlux mouse pad — each of that are simply up to date variations of current Razer merchandise, full with the requisite Razer Chroma lighting.
However not like the unique Mamba wi-fi mouse, the Mamba HyperFlux doesn’t have a battery on board. As an alternative, it’s powered completely by the included Firefly HyperFlux mouse pad, supplying you with all of the cord-free advantages of a wi-fi mouse with out the additional weight of a battery. (The mouse pad does nonetheless must be plugged into your pc.) You’ll additionally be capable to immediately join the Mamba HyperFlux by means of a Micro USB cable to be able to nonetheless use it whenever you’re away out of your Firefly HyperFlux pad.
Whereas there’s solely the one mouse and mouse pad for now, it’s straightforward to think about that Razer might department out its HyperFlux line to different merchandise in its portfolio, too. That mentioned, the HyperFlux know-how is proprietary to Razer, and like the opposite variations of the know-how from Mad Catz and Logitech, every can solely be used with the precise firm’s merchandise and don’t assist different wi-fi charging requirements, like Qi.
The Razer Mamba HyperFlux and Firefly HyperFlux will likely be offered in a bundle collectively for $249.99 someday within the first quarter of 2018.