Hands-on & unboxing: Logitech’s new Lift Vertical Ergonomic Mouse helps relax your hands

Posted by:Arif Bacchus

Logitech today on April 19 is launching the Lift Vertical Ergonomic Mouse. Priced at $69.99, the new mouse is the latest entry to the Logitech Ergo series. It is designed to help relax your hands, relieve pressure on your wrists, and improve your posture.

Logitech provided us a sample unit for review, and in use for two days, we found that the new mouse sports some unique features that helped improved our workflow a bit. It has a 57-degree vertical design, which takes some pressure off our wrists for a more relaxing grip and forearm posture when working.

In our busy web-based workflow, this helped ease some of the pains in our hands that we usually get when moving between a keyboard to a mouse throughout the day. And, while it didn’t apply to us specifically, the mouse is also lefty friendly! Logitech offers a left-handed version, so you ambidextrous folks will be able to enjoy the comfort, too.

Compared to the popular Logitech MX Vertical mouse, this new product also has quieter clicks. There’s also a soft rubber group, a cozy thumb rest, all part of a refined design that fits our smaller hands. Note the new color options, too. It comes in graphite, rose, and off-white. We were hands-on with the right-handed off-white version and the graphite left-handed version.

And how about connectivity? The Logitech Lift Vertical sports support for easy pairing, as you’d expect from an Ego product. You can connect with up to three different devices via Bluetooth, or use the Logi Bolt USB receiver with your PC. We enjoyed using the mouse on an iPad Pro via Bluetooth, a Mac with Bluetooth, as well as a Samsung laptop with the dedicated dongle.

As far as power goes, Logitech is claiming that you’ll get 24 months of battery with the included AA battery. If you want an ergonomic mouse with the ability to recharge, we suggest checking out the MX Vertical. Out of the box, the Logi Options + software shows the included AA battery with 95% power.

Logitech’s Logi Options+ software also meant that we could customize the shortcuts on the mouse. Once you boot up the software, you’ll be taken to an introduction, explaining how the Lift works. We customized our pointer speed and swapped out the back button to be a copy button, and the forward button to be a paste button. Other special features in the software let us drag the mouse across different devices at once through Logitech Flow. The software also lets you set up app-specific customizations for Teams, Chrome, and Edge and will auto-install plugins for this.

We’re planning to complete a full review of the Logitech Lift Vertical Ergonomic Mouse later this week, so stay tuned for more. In the meantime, you can pick this mouse up for yourself through Logitech.com and at other global retailers.