News broke this morning of a new mouse from peripheral experts Logitech. Mice launches normally aren’t usually too exciting, however this mouse The MX Master appears at first glance to be a new version of the fabulous MX Revolution.
The old MX Revolution is my weapon of choice on my work PC I love the shape and features, mine is now getting a little worn out and I’ve been looking for a replacement, and it appears I might have found it ?
Unfortunately we haven’t been luckily enough to get our hands on a sample (yet) so the following information is taken from their press release. As soon as i get my hands on one i will put together my thoughts and a comparison.
NEWARK, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today Logitech (SIX: LOGN) (NASDAQ: LOGI) opened up a world of new possibilities with the introduction of the Logitech® MX Master Wireless Mouse. Encompassing the best of Logitech’s industry-leading mouse innovations into a hand-sculpted design, the MX Master is the new paradigm for precise, fast, comfortable computer navigation. For people who work across multiple screens, devices and operating systems, the new mouse is optimized for controlling this complex environment with precision.
"The Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse is a beautifully designed, customizable mouse with the versatility of control, precision and speed,” said Charlotte Johs, global vice president of computer peripherals at Logitech. “The numerous navigation options and advanced features make it our best mouse ever.”
The latest mouse in a lineage that includes the Logitech MX Revolution and Logitech Performance MX, the Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse is perfectly sculpted for comfort, and hand-crafted for control and speed. The mouse’s shape supports your hand and wrist in a natural position making it easy to enjoy a fluid experience with its well positioned buttons and wheels.
It has a speed-adaptive scroll wheel that lets you auto-shift from click-to-click to hyper-fast scrolling, and a unique thumbwheel for side-to-side scrolling and page switching. Connect to your Windows or Mac computer through the included Logitech Unifying Receiver or Bluetooth Smart technology, and you can pair the Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse with up to three devices, allowing you to work on your desktop, laptop, or tablet. With a touch of the Logitech Easy-Switch button, you can freely switch between each device, and it has a button that can be customized to replicate gesture controls on Mac computers so you can accomplish more, faster.
For customization, Logitech Options software lets you customize the buttons and actions to suit your needs. And the Logitech Dark?eld Laser offers superior tracking on virtually any surface, even on glass and high-gloss surfaces.
The MX Master has a rechargeable battery that lasts for up to 40 days on a full charge depending on usage, and an indicator light will notify you when the battery is getting low. Four minutes of charging gives you one day of usage and you can continue using the mouse while it charges, eliminating any risk of downtime.
Pricing and Availability
The Logitech MX Master Wireless Mouse is expected to be available in April 2015 for a suggested retail price of $99.99. For more information, please visit www.logitech.com/mxmaster or our blog.