Microsoft Arch Touch Bluetooth Mouse Review – Lightweight and Mobile Wireless Computer Mouse

Microsoft Arch Touch Bluetooth Mouse Review – Lightweight and Mobile Wireless Computer Mouse

Among the many wireless computer mice, there are few that are as light, compact, interesting and mobile as the Microsoft Arch Touch Bluetooth Mouse.

Microsoft Arch Touch Bluetooth Mouse Overview - Lightweight and mobile wireless computer mouse

Microsoft Arch Touch Bluetooth Mouse Reviews

The device is designed primarily for Surface Book PCs, but it will also work with most laptops or tablets with the latest version of Windows (and even some MacBooks) that support Bluetooth.

Microsoft Arch Touch Bluetooth Mouse is thin enough to fit easily in your pocket. Despite the unique design, it has competitors – Logitech M535 Bluetooth for $39.99 (2,400) or Microsoft Wireless Mobile Mouse 3500 for $29.99 (1,800).

Arc Touch Mouse costs around $40 ($2,400) – a bit pricey for a small mouse compared to the 3-button Easyglide Wireless Travel Mouse and other $20 ($1,200) competitors. Can Microsoft’s elegance, durability, and high quality justify the high price tag? Let’s find out.

Microsoft Arch Touch Bluetooth Mouse Reviews

Microsoft Arch Touch Bluetooth Mouse Design

Length 130.6mm, width 58mm, thickness 15mm (asleep), weight 65g. The Arch Touch Bluetooth is significantly thinner, though longer than most other computer mice, when inactive. To turn it on, you need to bend it – hence the Arc ("Arc") in the name.

At the active position, the Microsoft Arch Touch Bluetooth Mouse will become similar to a standard small mouse – that is, shorter and thicker, better suited to the curve of the palm, fingers. When bent into an arc, the thickness will increase to approximately 51 mm and the length will decrease by 25 mm. This means that Arc Touch is approaching the competition in size. For example, the Logitech M535 Bluetooth Mouse, with a thickness of 61 mm and a length of just under 102 mm, weighs 82 grams.

Design Microsoft Arch Touch Bluetooth Mouse

At the front, where the controls are located, the Microsoft Arch Touch Bluetooth case is made of gray hard plastic, the back, curved part, is covered with a darker rubber-like material.

The controls on the Arch Touch Bluetooth Mouse are left and right buttons separated by a plastic strip that acts as a scroll wheel. The behavior of buttons and the scroll bar can be changed by adjusting the speed of scrolling, the pointer, and so on, through an application available in the Windows Store.

While the mouse itself supports pairing with https://jiji.co.ke/cars/mazda-cx_5 macOS version 10.10 or later, there is no Mac app. It will not work with Android devices either.

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