Microsoft unveils mice and keyboards to go along with new Surface devices

Surface Bluetooth Ergonomic Mouse
Surface Bluetooth Ergonomic Mouse (Image credit: Microsoft)

What you need to know

  • Microsoft announced several new accessories, including two keyboards and two mice.
  • The Microsoft Designer Compact Keyboard and Microsoft Number pad provide wireless options for typing and data entry.
  • The Microsoft Modern Mobile Mouse now comes in a Sandstone color to match the new Surface Laptop Go.

Microsoft announced several new Surface devices today. While the headlines will center around the new Surface Pro X and Surface Laptop Go, there are quite a few new accessories available from the tech giant. Microsoft announced the Microsoft Number Pad, Microsoft Designer Compact Keyboard, Microsoft Bluetooth Ergonomic Mouse, and a new color for the Microsoft Modern Mobile Mouse to go along with its wide range of Surface devices. Each device adds a new way to wirelessly connect to your PC.

The Microsoft Designer Compact Keyboard is slim and minimal. It connects with Bluetooth and can seamlessly switch between three devices. The battery life of the keyboard can reach up to two years, according to Microsoft. The Microsoft Designer Compact Keyboard is available in either black or white and costs $70.

The Microsoft Number Pad shares similar design elements to the Microsoft Designer Compact Keyboard. It's slim and comes in both black and white. The separated number pad is a nice option for people who have a tenkeyless keyboard at their desktop or for people who want to bring a number pad on the go. The Microsoft Number Pad costs $25.

Moving over to Microsoft's mice, the Microsoft Bluetooth Ergonomic Mouse fills the hand comfortably and has a soft thumb rest on its site. It has two customizable buttons and comes in four colors. The Microsoft Bluetooth Ergonomic Mouse costs $50.

Lastly, the Microsoft Modern Mobile Mouse is now available in Sandstone, which matches one of the color options for the Surfacea Laptop Go. The same mouse is already available in a wide range of colors for $35.

All of the new accessories are available from the Microsoft Store now.

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