Steelseries Kana Gaming Mouse Review from a gamer

Mice have never been so good to use. Gaming industry has taken the technology to new levels. Earlier mice were used only to navigating on our computers, but off late we have been using mice for various other purposes and

gaming surely is one prominent among those. Steelseries has time and again given us many mice that have changed the level of gaming internationally. They have brought many new features in mice. They have given us  masterpieces in the form of  Sensei and Kinzu. These two have been revolutionary mice from Steelseries. Now they have gone a level above and have given us Steelseries Kana. This mice is said to be the link between the Sensei and Kinzu. They have taken into consideration of both the mice and have come out with this cool looking mouse.

It has 6 buttons, a high performance optical sensor and a very high grade UPE feet. Of the 6 buttons you can find that they have give 2 XL sized button on the sides. These help to ease the way you fire during the games. If we choose not to use them, then we can disable them.

Specifications of Kana

  • Frames per second: 3600
  • Inches per second: 130
  • Mega pixels per second: 3.7
  • Counts per inch: 400 – 3200
  • Maximum acceleration: 30 G
  • Sensor data path: True 16 bit
  • Lift distance: ~2 mm
  • Maximum polling: 1000 Hz


Steelseries Kana is a very light weight mouse which weighs only 72 gms (0.16 lbs). It is also ergonomically designed and is versatile to use. It is designed for both left handed and right handed people. The length and width of the mouse are 124 mm (4.9 in) and 64 mm (2.5 in) respectively which make it comfortable to hold. This mouse has cut down on bulk and fits very well into an average person’s hand.

It has been designed to withstand the rough use for gamers these days. It has a double braided cord which has an anti tangle feature. It provides longevity for the cord. It  has been designed by taking valuable inputs from the top gaming teams from around the world like SK Gaming, Fnatic, Natus Vincere, Evil Geniuses and others. This mouse has been designed to give optimum performance in games such as Counter Strike, Dota , Starcraft 2, League of Legends, Heroes of Newerth , Warcraft 3 etc.

This mouse is designed specifically for  fast paced FPS games and delivers to the maximum level effortlessly. It is designed with advanced optical technology which operates at 3600 FPS.


It is compatible with both Windows and Mac.

  • Windows 2000
  • Windows XP
  • Windows Vista
  • Windows 7
  • Mac OS X

Final verdict

Overall, this mouse will not disappoint anyone. It is easy to use and is loaded with amazing features which will make gaming more fun and also even more competitive.

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