The sleek aluminum Satechi ST-APAM matches the premium look of many laptops, and its smooth round shape ensures it will fit comfortably in the hand. This slim, highly portable choice is easy to tuck away in a pants pocket when it’s not in use.
- Recharges via usb
- Laser pointer is a bit weak
- Short working range of 33 feet
The versatile DinoFire Q20 gives you full mouse control, including left- and right-click functionality, and it also lets you label slides, start and stop media, and switch windows. It’s compatible with software such as Prezi and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.
- Doesn't show fingerprints easily
- Backed by a 3-year warranty
- Hard to use without looking at it
Red Star Tec PR-820
The Red Star Tec PR-820 is a full-featured device with buttons for volume adjustment, left and right mouse clicks, and various other functions. While all of this makes it extremely capable, it also means some of the keys are uncomfortably close together.
- Cursor lock option
- Virtually no lag
- Could use better instructions
The ergonomically designed Canon PR10-G places the controls right where your thumb rests, for convenient access. With a brief glance, you can easily read the time, battery level, and signal strength on the clear backlit LCD.
- Vibration alerts
- Soft zippered carrying case
- Smooth plastic feels a bit slippery
The Logitech R800 allows you to program vibrational alerts when set amounts of time have elapsed, and you can also see how long you’ve been on the current slide. Its wide range of 100 feet gives you the freedom to move around the room and mingle with your audience.
- No software to install
- Receiver stores inside it
- Lightweight at under 3 ounces
Kensington Expert K72427AMA
The Kensington Expert K72427AMA comes with an 8-gigabyte microSD card that inserts directly into the USB receiver, so you’ll always have your presentation on hand when you have the remote. This feature-packed option is compatible with Windows and Mac operating systems.
- Joystick for mouse control
- Low-battery indicator
- Bright backlit buttons
Amerteer Wireless Presenter
The Amerteer Wireless Presenter is a compact model that slips over your ring finger, providing a secure hold and minimizing the chance of dropping it. Its dedicated “black screen” key can help bring your audience’s attention back to you when desired.
- On-off toggle switch
- Battery-saving sleep mode
- Comes with a storage case
The large buttons of the DinoFire TK701 allow for convenient slideshow control, and its green laser pointer is easy to see against most backgrounds. It can be clipped to your shirt pocket just like a pen, so you don’t have to worry about losing it.
- Drawstring storage pouch
- Simple plug-and-play design
- Rechargeable battery
The Kensington K33374USB sports a light weight and a contoured shape that fits comfortably in the hand. It offers a simple operation with well-spaced buttons that each have a dedicated function, helping to prevent mistakes and confusion.
- Feels very sturdy
- One of the most compact choices
- Compatible with macs and pcs
The Logitech Spotlight boasts a premium look and feel that makes it at home in an executive boardroom. It offers handy features not found in many other models, like the ability to highlight or magnify items on the screen with just a single click.
- Available in three colors
- Tracks presentation time
- Supports bluetooth connectivity