Mouse for Video Editors and Programmers – Logitech MX Master 2S

Logitech has updated it’s successful range of mouse, namely Logitech MX Master 2S and MX Anywhere 2S Wireless.

There is not much difference in the design compared to the older generation but the company has introduced a range of hardware and software upgrades.

Mouse for Video Editors and Programmers - Logitech MX Master 2S

The new models feature a new kind of  Logitech’s Darkfield High Precision tracking which enables it to perform smoothly on any kind of surface and the resolution has also been increased to 4000 DPI for a firm control.

Both the models carry a 500 mAh battery which is enough for 70 days of usage as per the claims by the company. These claims are based on a 8 hours per day usage and the battery life may vary a little according to the usage.

This is a significant improvement over the 40 days battery backup of the previous generation devices.

Logitech MX Master 2S Flow Technology is For Content Creators

The charging is supported by a micro-USB and there is no upgrade to USB C yet. The charger plugs in the front of the mice so the user can operate it while charging.

Mouse for Video Editors and Programmers – Logitech MX Master 2S (Flow Technology)

The main feature Logitech is trying to advertise with the new generation devices is the Logitech Flow technology which enables seamless movement of the mouse from one screen to another, even from a windows device to a Mac device.

It also lets you to copy-paste text and drag and drop files in style and easy from one system to another. A lot of content creators have a need to copy images and files from One PC to another or to a Mac, this can save a lot of time using this new Flow Technology.

The user must make sure that he has installed the flow software on both the systems and both the systems are connected to the same WiFi.

Both the models can be connected to the system either by the Unifying dongle or via Bluetooth. The mouse can be paired up to three devices at a moment.

This is How the Logitect Flow technology Works

The bigger brother MX Master 2S is a little heavier at 145 g whether the younger one weighs at 106 g only.

Logitech has made both the models available on the Logitech US website where you can buy the Master 2S for 99$ ( around 6400 INR) and Anywhere 2S for 79$ ( roughly 5000 INR).

The devices are aimed to target young professionals who want quality experience at premium price and they are designed for mobile productivity.

In India, they might cost around Rs. 8000 and 6000 INR respectively due to taxes and customs. You can read my article on best wireless mouse for gaming here.

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