Best Trackballs, Xah Pick

By Xah Lee. Date: . Last updated: .

Here is the best trackballs for year 2023, judged from all user reviews online. When it comes to trackballs, people have different opinion on which is best.


Bad point: the scroll wheel need some reach.

Kensington Expert Mouse

The is the oldest, classic, since 1990s loved by the photoshop Mac community. Many say this is the best design.

Bad point: Scroll wheel makes this scratchy noise.

Elecom HUGE Trackball

Elecom DEFT Pro Trackball

Elecom DEFT
(34mm) ๐Ÿ‘

most smooth ball roll.

Kensington Orbit Trackball with Scroll Ring

For a basic, 2 buttons, trackball, this one is best.

This one is well-loved. Medium sized ball, only 2 buttons, low price, and its scroll ring is best among ALL trackballs.

Logitech MX Ergo

Bad point: many claim the battery wear out fast, and button may develope double click, and for some people the thumb operated ball creats thumb problems.

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