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Targus AMW50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Targus AMW50. The average rating for this product is 3.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and size. The price and usability also get good opinions. There are some negative comments about the reliability and durability.

usability, price, size, design

durability, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the Targus AMW50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 73/100 = Good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 24 user reviews of Targus AMW50 from The average user rating for this product is 3.6/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Reviewers are impressed by the size and price, but the reliability and durability get negative comments.

usability, price, size

durability, reliability

67% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Targus USB Retractable Optical Laptop Mouse AMU89US (Black)Targus USB Retractable Optical Laptop Mouse AMU89US (Black)

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: TechSmart (

Targus A7 Notebook Slipcase


Comfortable padded handle and strap, Numerous compartments, Soft but sturdy design

Wide form factor

The Targus A7 notebook slipcase proved to provide plenty of protection, two comfortable ways of carrying our notebook, numerous compartments and high quality all around. For those looking for a smart and unobtrusive means of transporting medium to...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Bruzer (

Best Mouse Design


This mouse impressed me so much that I ordered a second one. The batteries are inserted under the removable top, into their own little beds. No more batteries falling out of the bottom. Also, the mouse handles very nicely.

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: minijellybeans (

Targus USB Optical Laptop Mouse


I have had the one that changes colors i have had to replace it every six months, It goes out and quits working this is my second one and i will not be buy another one i guess you get what you pay for.

very compact and easy to use sleek design

goes out every six months

Aug, 2012

Consumer review by: Modbantam (



I like the ergo aspects and the ease of click along with the perfect scroll resistance. As long as you treat it like an adult, it will be around and dependable for a while. One can tell. I got two becasue they're THAT cool... Or becuse I am that cool....



Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: dad (

good idea but doesn't last


The mouse works great and the retracable cord is very handy, but after two months of use the wire has broken and it no longer works.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: RoadWarrior (

NOT USABLE ON 17" Macbook Pro for Righty


Nice product but NOT USABLE ON 17" Macbook Pro for right-hand user because the retractable USB cable is too short. I'd buy 2 if Targus made the identical product with 6 more inches of cable!

quiet clicking precise tracking

unusable for righ-handed people on macbook pro 17

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: (

Targus AMW50CA Wireless Optical Mouse


First, this didn't come with the AA batteries. Then, there's a gaping hole in the front of the mouse. Worst, the left and right buttons don't work! I don't know why there's a problem with this mouse, it's supposed to be a very simple device.

Product Specifications

The USB Optical Laptop Mouse features 800-DPI optical resolution for precision and accuracy. The retractable cable technology provides cable management - so no more tangled cables! The unique shape of this mouse provides comfort to both the left-handed user and right-handed user. The mouse features a scroll wheel for easy navigation of web pages and documents.

Dimensions & Weight



Compatibility:PC / Mac
Model:USB Optical Laptop Mouse
Packaged Quantity:1
Product Line:Targus

Input Device

Buttons type:Pressed buttons
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Form Factor:External
Interface (DB):USB
Movement Detection Technology:Optical

Service & Support

Type:1 year warranty

System Requirements

OS Required:Microsoft Windows 98SE/2000/ME/XP / Apple MacOS X 10.4 or later / Microsoft Windows Vista