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Targus AMW50US

alaTest has collected and analyzed 25 reviews of Targus AMW50US. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices for all reviews. Opinions about the design and size are generally positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, whereas the reliability and durability get less positive opinions.

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 AMW50US is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Targus AMW50US from The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Reviewers really like the size. The price is also appreciated, whereas there are some less positive views about the reliability and durability.

usability, price, size

durability, reliability

71% 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)

Aug, 2016

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

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

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