Magic Mouse 2

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Magic Mouse 2
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Magic Mouse 2
ManufacturerApple Inc.
Foxconn (contract manufacturer)
TypeMulti-touch clear acrylic surface with laser tracking mouse
Release dateOctober 13, 2015; 3 years ago (2015-10-13)
Operating systemMac OS X El Capitan v 10.11 and higher
System-on-chip used32-bit RISC ARM Cortex-M3
CPUST Microelectronics STM32F103VB @ 72 MHz
InputMulti-touch mouse
ConnectivityBluetooth 3.0+EDR, Lightning connector
PowerRecyclable rechargeable Li-Po battery (1986 mAh)
Dimensions
  • 2.16 cm × 5.71 cm × 11.35 cm
  • (0.85 in × 2.25 in × 4.47 in)
Weight0.22 lb (0.099 kg)
PredecessorMagic Mouse
Related articlesMagic Trackpad 2
Magic Keyboard
Websitewww.apple.com/magic-accessories

The Magic Mouse 2 (Apple Magic Mouse 2), is a computer mouse developed and released by Apple Inc. It features a multi-touch acrylic surface for scrolling. The mouse detects the difference between gestures on the surface.

Announced on October 13, 2015, it is similar to its predecessor as a Bluetooth-enabled trackpad with the key difference a rechargeable battery.[1] The mouse is compatible with Apple Macintosh desktop and laptop computers running Mac OS X El Capitan versions 10.11 and higher.

The mouse features a lithium-ion rechargeable battery and Lightning connector for charging and pairing.[2] Unlike other similar models, the Magic Mouse 2 has its charging connector on the bottom, and thus cannot be used during recharging.[3] The mouse uses an ST Microelectronics STM32F103VB 72 MHz 32-bit RISC ARM Cortex-M3 processor and includes the Broadcom BCM20733 Enhanced Data Rate Bluetooth 3.0.

Other Apple complementary products[edit]

The Magic Mouse 2 was released alongside of the Magic Keyboard and the Magic Trackpad 2 in October 2015 to help complete Apple's renewable initiative. Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2 each have a fully rechargeable and recyclable lithium‑ion battery instead of alkaline batteries.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Apple's New Magic Keyboard, Mouse, and Force Touch Trackpad Are All Rechargeable". Retrieved November 1, 2015.
  2. ^ "Review: Apple's Magic Keyboard + Magic Trackpad 2 add precision and power, lose compatibility". Retrieved October 20, 2015.
  3. ^ "Design before function: Apple Magic Mouse 2 can't be used while charging". Retrieved June 6, 2016.
  4. ^ "Mini-review: Apple's new Magic Keyboard, Magic Mouse 2, and Magic Trackpad 2". Ars Technica. Retrieved 2017-12-11.