Microsoft Wireless Arc Mouse

  • Microsoft Wireless Arc Mouse
78
Based on 26 scores, 46 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    7
  • Good:
    10
  • Average:
    6
  • Bad:
    3

Pros:

  • Unique, folding design, Wireless USB receiver snaps into the bottom for transport.
  • Offers good control, Is very comfortable in the hand
  • Compact and portable design fits perfectly in your hand easy to connect and use

Cons:

  • No rechargeable option, Some owners complain of reliability issues
  • Operating range

Expert reviews and ratings

By ConsumerSearch on

Over the years, Microsoft has repeatedly taken risks with its mouse designs -- many of which have paid off, according to reviewers. One unusual -- and successful -- product is the Arc Mouse, a lightweight, portable, wireless mouse that folds to just...

By CgeNa on

This architecturally designed stylish mouse for your desktop and laptop computers will definitely give a punch to your lifestyle. Because it's wireless, it means you can say bye bye to messy, tangled wires. The wireless range is about 30 ft away,...

By Notebook Cooling on

The Microsoft Arc is a mouse for fashionistas. Its unique and stylish form is attractive for users looking to be hip on the go. For people looking for ergonomics for long time use, look elsewhere, a mouse such as the Microsoft Notebook Mouse 5000...

By PCWorld India on 78

The Microsoft Arc is not a cheap mouse, but still the design and comfort is impresssive. This is good for frequent travelers who want a better laptop...

By Skatter Tech on

When it comes down to it, Microsoft’s Arc Mouse offers a lot for its price tag. But, is it enough? Unfortunately, I definitely feel it looses value since it lacks a ‘forward’ key and since the positioning of the ‘back’ key...

By About.com on 80

Manufacturer's SiteEven though the Microsoft Arc mouse looks more like a decorative accessory than a fully functional mouse, it can be used quite comfortably for moderate periods of time. It would make an attractive choice for a laptop user whose...

By Hardware-Pacers on 98

Microsoft has been an innovative hardware manufacturer for over 35 years and lately the company has focused on both functionality and design. The Arc Mouse is one of the remarkable design innovations that will fit the style of many design oriented...

By InsideHW on

Microsoft Arc, after all, isn’t mouse that can be used for long periods of time but you shouldn’t be troubled with that fact too much. Its main purpose is to provide easier utilization of your notebook or netbook on the road. It does its job...

By VR-Zone on

To start off this years coverage of the PC Show, we head off to Sonys booth, located at the left corner nearest to the entrance. A considerable crowd forms around the display shelves, makes one wonder how squeezy it would be once the weekend is...

By DigitalVersus on 80

The Arc Mouse was designed with the laptop in mind, for people on the move. It is very compact when you fold it but offers the same comfort as a « big » mouse when it is fully expanded. It then has a crescent shape and becomes almost twice the...

By Dvice on

If you can find it on sale, its a must-buy for touchpad-eschewing...

By Gear Diary on

I have been a fan of the ever shrinking computer since I was in college. Laptops, netbooks, PDAs, my motto these days is small, compact, and light. The whole time, however, there has been one thing the gnawed at the back of my brain…probably...

By Maximum PC on 40

Ah, the fashion mouse. You know the one: It’s designed by the industrial design team of the moment, and it not only lets you move your PC’s cursor but also tells everyone that you care about Design (you know, with a capital D)....

By LaptopMag on 70

The Microsoft Arc is a versatile pointing device for both desktop and mobile use. With only one side button that’s hard to access, and no functions beyond those available for all Microsoft mice, it might not be worth the $59.95 price tag for some....

By Geek.com on

While most people think of Microsoft’s mice being used for gaming, the company also offers up a nice range of mice for the casual computer user. As an attendee at Mobius this year I was given a Microsoft Arc Mouse. While mice don’t tend to...

By Macworld on 80

I am impressed with the Arc Mouse, and am very fond of its look and feel and convenience. It has enough unique features to recommend it. And because it’s so sturdy and stable, you can use it as a desktop mouse, too....

By CIOL on 100

There is a common problem with portable mice; if they're too small, they're fiddly to use and if they're too large, portability is an issue. But Microsoft's played an impressive 'hand' with their latest ARC mouse. It simply folds...

By PCWorld New Zealand on

Merging technology with fashion is not easy; most products fall squarely in one category or the other. Now meet the Arc, Microsoft’s latest attempt that scores close to a bullseye.Arc is essentially a collapsible notebook mouse with a flair for...

By PC Advisor on 70

Not the cheapest mouse on the market, yet we are nevertheless impressed with the design and the Microsoft Arcs comfort during use. A great buy for anyone on the go looking for a stylish and ergonomic mouse. Carrie-Ann Skinner Lowest online...

By Laptop Logic on 34

Microsoft’s Arc Mouse is a classic example of form over functionality…and practicality. The Arc Mouse is a really nice looking device but beyond it’s candy coated outer shell, it functions like any other two-button wireless mouse,...