Autley Ergonomic Wireless
The Autley Ergonomic Wireless offers an 80-degree angle to put your hand in as comfortable a position as possible. It tops out at a sensitivity of 1,600 DPI, though, which is probably fine for most people, but not ideal for gamers.
- Works up to 33 feet away
- Storage slot for usb receiver
- Forward button performs poorly
Delux Adjustable 6-Button
The Delux Adjustable 6-Button comes with a removable wrist rest, which can be a huge help if the height between your chair and desk is never quite right. Its DPI switch is located on the bottom, so you won’t accidentally hit it.
- Works on a variety of surfaces
- High-gloss finish
- Side buttons struggle with macs
Jelly Comb Optical
The Jelly Comb Optical is smaller than a lot of other options in this category, making it a good choice for those with slight hands. It has a blue LED that glows when it’s plugged in and turns red when its battery gets low.
- Operates with a quiet click
- Stays connected reliably
- Charging port is poorly designed
Delux Ergonomic Silent
The Delux Ergonomic Silent can connect to your computer using a 2.4-gigahertz, USB radio dongle or via Bluetooth. That means you can use it with two different devices, moving back and forth with a simple flip of its switch.
- Available in three colors
- Clicks are extremely quiet
- Build quality is a bit cheap
The Zlot Rechargeable plugs into your computer’s USB port, eliminating the need for costly batteries. It sports a blue LED light running along its base, and is equipped with convenient forward and back buttons for browsing the web, though these do not work with Mac OS X.
- Six navigation buttons
- Ten-meter transmission range
- Weighs just 130 grams
The Anker Ergonomic places its back and forward navigation buttons next to your thumb, making web browsing both fast and easy. It’s compatible with Windows, Mac, and Linux operating systems, and the included USB cable is nearly five feet long.
- Accurate optical tracking
- 18-month warranty
- Only two sensitivity levels
Rather than wrapping your palm around it, the Kinesis DXT2 is designed to be held by just your thumb and fingertips, and is one of the smallest options out there. It offers four sensitivity levels between 500 and 2,000 DPI.
- Good for lefties and righties
- Also available as a wired model
- Coating wears away over time
Logitech Wireless MX Advanced
The Logitech Wireless MX Advanced sits at a comfortable 57-degree angle, and offers nuanced tracking at up to 4,000 DPI. That can reduce the amount of movement necessary by 400 percent, cutting down on wrist and hand strain further.
- Lasts four months on a full charge
- Textured thumb rest
- Back and forward buttons on the side
Jelly Comb Bluetooth
The Jelly Comb Bluetooth is equipped with three DPI options that top out at 2,400, so it is a viable option for graphic artists and even some gamers. Its concave thumb rest makes it one of the most comfortable models in thew category.
- Rated for 3 million clicks
- Runs on a single aa battery
- One-year warranty
Posturite Wired Penguin
The Posturite Wired Penguin is symmetrical, making it comfortable for both right- and left-handed people. Its trigger-style button layout is more intuitive than many options and simple to operate, as well, and it tracks accurately on most surfaces.
- Wide base for stability
- Good fit for large hands
- Scroll wheel provides smooth motion