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Logitech wants to change the way you think about the computer mouse

By reviews / 21. August 2018

The mouse has seen surprisingly little innovation since the scroll wheel was added in the 1990s. No, you no longer need to open it up to remove weeksworth of desk debris, but ergonomically speaking, theres not a huge amount to report.

Logitech has decided to shake things up a bit with a vertical wireless mouse: the MX Vertical. If youre having trouble picturing that, imagine youre shaking hands with a disembodied robot palm, and youre around 90% there.

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In practical terms, that means that your hand is always resting at a 57-degree angle, rather than virtually flat as it would be with a regular mouse. Logitech claims this can reduce muscular strain by 10%.

Of course, that kind of improvement is no good if the rest of the package isnt up to scratch, but thankfully Logitech has the various mod-cons youd hope for in a 2018 mouse. It has a 4000 DPI high-precision sensor, with fully customisable buttons, and can be paired to up to three devices at once.

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It lasts four months on a full charge, and should you find it completely dead, you can get an additional three hours from a 60-second blast via USB-C. You can even adjust the DPI settings with that button on the top of the mouse, if you find it a bit too smooth.

Being a part of the company’s high-end MX range, it is a bit more expensive than your average no-name pointer, mind. The Logitech MX Vertical is available for pre-order, costing £92.99/$100, and will be on store shelves at some point in September.

Do you like the look of the Logitech MX Vertical, or are you happy with your regular flat mouse? Let us know what you think on Twitter @TrustedReviews.

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