Magic Mouse 2
Foxconn (contract manufacturer)
|Type||Multi-touch clear acrylic surface with laser tracking mouse|
|Release date||October 13, 2015|
|Operating system||Mac OS X El Capitan v 10.11 and higher|
|System on a chip||32-bit RISC ARM Cortex-M3|
|CPU||ST Microelectronics STM32F103VB @ 72 MHz|
|Connectivity||Bluetooth 3.0+EDR, Lightning connector|
|Power||Recyclable rechargeable Li-Po battery (1986 mAh)|
|Mass||0.22 lb (99 g)|
|Related articles||Magic Trackpad 2|
The Magic Mouse 2 (Apple Magic Mouse 2), is a wireless computer mouse developed and released by Apple Inc. It features a multi-touch acrylic surface for scrolling and detecting gestures, and a lightning connector located on the bottom surface.
Announced on October 13, 2015, it is similar to its predecessor as a Bluetooth-enabled mouse with the key difference being that it is powered not by AA batteries, but by a rechargeable internal battery. The mouse is compatible with Apple Macintosh desktop and laptop computers running OS X El Capitan versions 10.11 and higher and iPad tablets running iPadOS 13.4 or higher.
The mouse features a lithium-ion rechargeable battery and Lightning connector for charging and pairing. Unlike other similar models, the Magic Mouse 2 has its charging connector on the bottom, and thus cannot be used during recharging. 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.
The mouse comes in two color variants: Silver and Space Gray. However, more colors are available with the 2021 24” iMac.
The port for the Lightning Connector, however, is located on the bottom of the mouse, which means that it is unable to be used while it is charging, a design choice that caused it to be poorly received by most outlets.
Other Apple complementary products
The Magic Mouse 2 was released alongside 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.
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