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Microsoft Surface Arc Mouse Specs & Price: Mouse Featuring Touch Strip Launched As Companion For Surface Laptop

May 05, 2017 06:11 PM EDT

Microsoft released the Surface Laptop with Windows 10 S at an event in New York. Aside from the Surface Laptop, Microsoft also secretly launched the new Surface Arc Mouse as an accessory to the laptop. The latest mouse is the revamped version of the old Arc Mouse from Microsoft.

The newly launched Microsoft Surface Arc mouse waterways the traditional scroll wheel and goes for an Apple mouse-esque touch strip on top of the two buttons. In this mouse, user can simply use the touch strip to scroll and navigate through various windows and lists.

The latest Surface Mouse retains its travel-friendly design, the user can snap it flat on the surface of the desk to switch it off, carry around with himself and snap it up to switch it on and use with your PC. Microsoft claims it as the perfect travel companion for the Surface Laptop, Deccan Chronicle reported.

In order to power up the new Microsoft Surface Arc Mouse, user need to snap the mouse into its curved position and then can snap it into a flat position to power it down and carry it. The latest Surface Arc mouse comes with two buttons but on a single surface, featuring a capacitive touch 'full scroll pane'.

According to NDTV, Microsoft Surface Arc Mouse uses Bluetooth 4.0 for connectivity - these restrict use with certain Apple and Windows 7 machines, the company claims. The latest accessory comes with 2 AAA alkaline batteries and has a battery life of up to 9 months, as per the Microsoft's claims. The latest Surface Arc Mouse has a frequency range of 2.4GHz.

The company has priced the, Microsoft Surface Arc Mouse at $80 and interested users can already pre-order the device from company's official website. The new , Microsoft Surface Arc Mouse runs on the Windows 10 S, and will be made available in four color options including Burgundy, Graphite Gold, Platinum, and Cobalt Blue.

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