The MX is the top-of-the-line wireless mouse from Logitech.
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Pro 'Flickable' Scroll Wheel
Hitting a button behind the scroll wheel changes the scroll wheel from clicking up and down in a controlled manner to allowing you to flick it and quickly scroll through large portions of a document.
Pro Ergonomic design
The MX is an full-sized, ergonomically designed mouse that is designed to fit the hands of those who prefer a palm grip.
Pro Good battery life
Once fully charged the mouse lasts for several weeks of moderate use before requiring further charge. Users are notified through lights on the mouse itself, and systray notifications when the mouse is nearing the end of its charge (generally several days before). Even after several years of use this appears to be the case.
The mouse uses one AA battery. A rechargeable NI-MH battery is included. The battery compartment is easily accessible, requiring no tools to assist.
Pro Works on any surface
The MX uses "darkfield" technology to allow it to work on glass, mirrored surfaces etc.
Pro Well designed extra buttons
Three programmable buttons are easily accessed by your thumb.
In addition to the Zoom, Forward and Back buttons depicted, the thumb rest has a button for switching between applications, the mouse wheel may be held to allow drag navigation, and the mouse button may be tilted left or right for horizontal scrolling.
Pro Logitech Unifying Receiver (Dongle)
The [Logitech Unifying Receiver] allows you to connect multiple (up to 6) devices through one single, small dongle. The dongle itself is made up mostly of the USB connector, meaning it's small and so stays out of the way, and is unlikely to be bent or broken if knocked.
Pro Works whilst charging
Though the mouse works wirelessly, it's recharged via USB. When recharging, the mouse continues to work .
NB: The mouse still communicates wirelessly, so requires one USB for the Logitech Dongle, and one for the charge cable.
Pro Useful accessories
A travel case, a USB charge cord and a USB-to-outlet-power adapter, and a USB extension cord for the receiver.
Con Durability issues
A common problem are the buttons failing after only a few months of use.
Con No left handed version
Con Middle click not safe
When pressing the middle button by pressing down the scroll wheel it can happen
that the the left or right scroll-wheel buttons are triggered. That can lead to accidentally go back in browser or whatever is configured for these buttons.
The middle click should be a safe thing, that nothing else could happen.
The price is currently hovering around the $70 mark, being marginally over this price from a number of outlets, putting it at the maximum limit of this question's price range.
Con Heavier than a typical mouse
At 147 g, compared to a typical weight of about 100 g, the mouse may take some getting used to. More often than not, heavier mice can tire your wrists after extended use without rest.