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Best Bluetooth Travel Mice

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When you're always on the go, the right mouse can make or break your travel setup. If you use a computer when traveling, odds are you want a solid Bluetooth mouse to go with it. The Razer Atheris is a great Bluetooth mouse to travel with. Its compact size, long battery life, comfortable ergonomics, and excellent performance make it a dependable companion for anyone to take along for the ride.

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Should you be a fan of Razer's already well-established PC accessory collection, you'll dig the Atheris. It's compact enough to squeeze into the tightest spots in a laptop bag but offers the excellent performance of a full-featured desktop mouse. Utilizing Bluetooth LE and 2.4GHz wireless technologies, the peripheral can quickly connect to a Windows PC with an available wireless card or with the included dongle.

There is one downside: the omission of the Razer 5G sensor. It means you'll have a less advanced sensor, but it still has dependable accuracy with support for up to 7,200 DPI. It's also capable of reading up to 220 inches per second and can handle 30G acceleration.

Because this is a portable mouse, we've got to talk about battery life. Sporting just two AA batteries, the Atheris can last up to 350 hours of action. Other features include adaptive frequency tech, tactile scroll wheel, ambidextrous, five programmable buttons, a polling rate of 1,000Hz, and support for Razer Synapse.

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The Logitech MX Master 2S is one of our favorite wireless mice around. Should your laptop or table already sport built-in Bluetooth, you won't require the use of an external dongle, but Logitech includes it just in case your Windows PC does not. This allows you to pick and choose depending on which machine you're using at any given time.

What's more is you can connect the mouse to up to six different PCs using Logitech's own dongles, allowing you to switch between computers quickly. The mouse itself performs well on numerous surfaces, perfect for when you're traveling, even if it's a little on the heavier side. The addition of a gesture button, which can be customized, is a nice touch.

Compared to the original MX Master, this new version packs a 4,000 DPI sensor with improved tracking and performance, extended battery life (from 40 up to 70 days), and the superb Logitech Flow software. This allows one to control more than one PC with the same mouse. Overall, an excellent package.

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TeckNet makes some affordable hardware for Windows PCs, and the BM308 is one of the more budget-friendly options for laptops and tablets. This little companion pointer doesn't scream premium features, nor does it command a high price, but allows you to ditch the touchpad in favor of a more convenient external input device.

Powered by just a single AA battery, this mouse is capable of lasting up to two years on a single charge, depending on use, of course. It even powers down completely when you shut down your laptop, further saving minutes of valuable battery life. If you need an affordable mouse to get the job done on your journey, this is it.

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Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse

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The Microsoft Surface Precision Mouse isn't the most affordable pointer on the block. Still, it does pack plenty of highlight features that make the rather high price worth forking out for if you're after one of the best wireless mice available. You get an exceptional design, wireless and wired functionality, comfortable ergonomics, and a solid battery life. Microsoft managed to create a mouse that feels weighty enough in use without sacrificing too much in portability.

It's not perfect, however. The light-color design may lead to more frequent cleaning to avoid marks, and the reliance on Bluetooth technology may be a negative for some. Still, for the money, the Surface Precision Mouse is an excellent wireless mouse, especially if you own a Surface.

Bottom line

The Razer Atheris may be a gaming mouse from a gaming company, but it's a great portable mouse to use while out and about with a laptop or tablet. You can use Bluetooth or 2.4GHz wireless tech, but where the magic lies is with the Razer sensor and accompanying software. Overall, it's a world-class portable mouse.

If you fancy something a little easier to use daily or a mouse with more features, you'll want to consider the Logitech MX Master 2S with its larger size, secondary scroll wheel, and smart gesture button. You can even use this mouse with up to six different PCs using Logitech dongles.