Who said input devices like your computer mouse and keyboard would fade into obsolescence with the rise of touchscreens? Logitech, the world's largest makers of mouse breathed new life in their wireless mouse collection by adding new and playful design.
Introducing the 2015 Logitech Play Collection, hauled with inspiration from the Milan Design Week, the different designs available includes the Ophelia Owl, Francesca Fox, Marc Monkey, Blue Facets and Red Facets. 3 of them are animal themed and the other 2 are simply patterned designs. Logitech send me the animal themed design mouse with the Marc Monkey printed on it.
|Marc Monkey with the Tail and swinging arms|
The new range is targeted at normal end users who are looking at sprucing up their desktop with a colourful mouse design, with a fixed DPI of 1,000 dpi, it would not attract the gamers league.
With operating range of 12m, the mouse is able to work with any wireless nano receiver as it is an Unifying-ready mouse.
For further specification of the mouse, it is as follows in a tabulated form
- Windows® 8/RT, Windows® 7, Windows Vista®, Windows® XP
- Mac OS® X 10.5 or later
- Chrome OS™
- Linux® kernel 2.6+
- USB port
1-Year Limited Hardware Warranty
- Nano receiver
- 1 AA battery (pre-installed)
- User documentation
- PN 910-004494Ophelia Owl
- PN 910-004496Francesca Fox
- PN 910-004497Marc Monkey
- PN 910-004499Blue Facets
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- Mouse (height x width x depth): 95.0 mm (3.74 in ) x 55.0 mm (2.16 in) x 38.7 mm (1.5 in)
- Mouse Weight (including battery): 84.0 g (2.96 oz)
- Nano receiver (height x width x depth): 14.4 mm (0.57in) x 18.7 mm (0.74 in) x 6.1 mm (0.24 in)
- Sensor technology: Logitech Advanced Optical Tracking
- Resolution: 1000 dpi
- Battery life: 12 months*
*Battery life may vary based on user and computing conditions.
- Battery type: 1 AA
- Number of buttons: 3
- Scroll Wheel: Yes
- Tilt function: No
- Unifying-ready mouse: Yes
- Unifying-ready receiver: No
- Wireless operating distance: 10 m (33 ft. )*
*Actual wireless range may vary with use, settings and environmental conditions.
- Wireless system: Advanced 2.4 GHz wireless connectivity
- Connection Interface: USB receiver
- Retailing at SGD $29 for the wireless mouse, it seems like a decent price for the design. Perhaps they could consider designs with Minions included? Pretty sure it would be flying off the shelf!