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Logitech Touchpad T650, Logitech Touch and Logitech Touch Zone mouse for Windows 8: Specs & Features

In anticipation of the Microsoft Windows 8, manufacturers are not only bringing laptops and tablets with support for the new operating system, but the periphery also. So the company Logitech to release Windows 8 to update a number of its controllers with touch function to add them to support the specific features of the new OS.

Logitech Touchpad T650

In the line of Logitech controllers for Windows 8 are three devices. New touchpad Logitech Wireless Rechargeable Touchpad T650 and two mouse with touch surfaces and gesture support – Logitech Touch Mouse T620 and Logitech Touch Mouse Zone.
Wireless Rechargeable Logitech Touchpad T650 seems to be pretty good solution. The device has dimensions of 129 x 134 x 12 mm with a weight of 210 g, Working with Touchpad T650 is like glass surface, and the device runs on a battery, rechargeable by USB. A single charge, according to the manufacturer should be enough for a month of work. Device connects to the PC via the mini-Unifying receiver operating at a frequency of 2.4 GHz.

Logitech Touchpad T650
The main feature of Wireless Rechargeable Logitech Touchpad T650 – Support Windows 8 gestures characteristic of the tablet PC, and it is not only banal flipping and scaling, as in previous models. Now available are the call application menu and drawing programs and panel edges from the screen and a quick transition to the home screen of Windows 8. Only supports 13 gestures in Windows 8 and 10 gestures in Windows 7.
External Mouse Logitech Touch Mouse T620 almost complete copy of the previous generation of the same device – Logitech Touch Mouse M600. The main difference is the support for additional gestures with which the original mouse fared poorly. However, this parameter is still inferior T620 touchpad T650 – 9 gestures for Windows 8 and only 7 for Windows 7. Powered Logitech Touch Mouse T620 from one or two batteries AA, in the first case, the work will be about 3 months, in the second to six months. Device connects to the PC using the traditional mini-receiver Logitech Unifying.

 

Logitech Touch Mouse Zone T400 – junior series device designed primarily for use with laptops. With dimensions of 105 x 61 x 30 mm mouse weighs 108 g and has a extended to 18 months for a period of from two batteries AA. In essence, this is the usual two-button mouse, the functionality of which is supplemented by a small touch panel located on the site of the middle mouse button and scroll wheel. Because of the limited size of the touch area T400 supports a small number of gestures – the horizontal and vertical scrolling, transitions back and forth in the browser and call the home screen of Windows 8.

Logitech Touchpad T650

Logitech Touch Zone Mouse T400 will be available in later this month. Logitech Wireless Rechargeable Touchpad T650 and Logitech Touch Mouse T620 are expected in December 2012.