Product Comparison: BenQ ZOWIE ZA11 vs BenQ ZOWIE ZA12

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General Specifications
About the Product
Comfortable designed for both right-hand and left-hand users. The high profile design gives support to user’s palm. This is the perfect choice for a true gamer.
Designed for intense gameplay. The Zowie ZA allows your fingertips to hold and cover your mouse so you can operate precisely and smoothly.
Key Specs
3200 dpi
3200 dpi
Sensor Type
Number of Buttons
What customers say about "Key Specs"
BenQ ZOWIE ZA11 Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse
  • Very well built feels good despite having hyperhydrosis in the hands using at 400DPI.
  • Super accurate and you can really feel the difference with a good sensor compared to others with not as good sensors.
  • Great sensor and amazing feel and shape.
  • Scroll wheel is nice for gaming but not so much for searching the web and scrolling fast.
  • The right mouse button when held does not work properly. This is very frustrating on games requiring you to hold this button and move the mouse around.
BenQ ZOWIE ZA12 Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse
  • Main 2 buttons are super light for what I'm used to. And fairly quiet for gaming mice. Love them.
  • Wheel action is nearly perfect. Smooth bump.
  • Side buttons are sharp and light, no squish.
  • The click and tactile feel of the buttons is the best I have experienced.
  • No tracking issues with the sensor and the glides on the bottom have held up very well over a year.
Size & Weight
1.57 in.
1.53 in.
5.04 in.
4.88 in.
2.64 in.
2.52 in.
3.07 oz.
2.93 oz.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
BenQ ZOWIE ZA11 Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse
  • The mouse is pretty big in size and very ergonomic. So no matter what it always felt very comfortable to use this mouse.
  • The mouse is super light, which is good for some.
  • Great mouse for people with bigger hands.
  • It's a big, comfy mouse with no ugly distracting lights.
  • I palm grip my mouse not claw and the 128mm long version was too long.
BenQ ZOWIE ZA12 Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse
  • The ergonomics are fantastic and the fact that it comes in three sizes ensures that you can order one which will fit your hand size.
  • This one feels better and lasts longer than razer. I have medium-sized hands and it is a perfect fit.
  • The size of my hands and the way I hold my mouse makes this size right for me.
  • It feels amazing. Lightweight, great for a claw grip.
  • It's perfect size. Feels fine and lightweight.
Connection Type
Cord Length
6.6 feet
6.6 feet
What customers say about "Connection"
BenQ ZOWIE ZA11 Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse
  • Cable is flexible rubber rather braided and stiff.
  • Love the cable of the mouse. Its rubber, not braided so its soft and flexible and the friction in the mousepad is minimal.
  • Mouse was easy to set up for either handed use. The cable looks reliable. The connection is simple.
  • Cable length is very good for various games.
  • Cable comes in the package bent and its hard to shape it like you want it.
BenQ ZOWIE ZA12 Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse
  • The cable is light and glides across the desk with no ease, but as with any wired mouse, a cord bungee will enhance mobility.
  • Rubber cable, short stress reliever, and a elevated stress reliever. Zowie probably has one of the best cables on gaming mice.
  • The cable is flexible and lightweight, and it's quite durable despite the 'lies' users are told that braided cables are more durable which simply isn't true.
  • Cord is soft rubber so it holds bends. It's annoying.
  • The cord occasionally grabs my mouse pad edges or another cable, I had less issues with my logitech cord.
Mouse Type
Body Material
Number of Programmable Buttons
1ms response time, Ambidextrous Design, Plug-and-play, Perfect lift-off distance, Adjustable USB report rate
Ambidextrous Design, Perfect lift-off distance, Plug-and-play, Adjustable USB report rate, 1ms response time
What customers say about "Features"
BenQ ZOWIE ZA11 Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse
  • It's ambidextrous, which is good because I find myself switching hands to use the mouse very often.
  • It's simple and sleek aesthetic fits with my setup very well and could possibly fit many other aesthetics as well.
  • It has very good build quality. This is the most premium feeling plastic I've ever felt by far.
  • It is easy to change the DPI settings, so that's good.
  • Texture is nice but it does leave some oil marks on the mouse.
BenQ ZOWIE ZA12 Ambidextrous Gaming Mouse
  • The scroll wheel is slow and is actually quite clicky.
  • This mouse is awesome. Buttons and sensor are solid, top notch.
  • This new rubberized coating is quite grippy and feels pretty decent.
  • The scroll wheel isn't ideal for browsing.
  • The wheel is horrible, just like EC series, loud and weird.
Power Source
Warranty / Certifications
Manufacturer Warranty
1 year(s)
1 year(s)
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