Logitech S520 Cordless Desktop Keyboard and Laser Mouse (Black/Grey) comparison

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Price $169 at 1 store $39 at 1 store $45 to $69 at 4 stores $399 at 1 store $39 to $59 at 2 stores
CNET editors' rating
3.5 stars Very good
    Overall score: 7.0 (3.5 stars)
3.0 stars Good
    Overall score: 6.7 (3.0 stars)
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Average user rating 2.0 stars out of 9 reviews 2.0 stars out of 7 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one! 4.0 stars out of 2 reviews 0 stars No reviews, write one!
Release date September 02, 2008 September 09, 2008 July 29, 2011 November 07, 2011 June 08, 2011
The Bottom Line It's hard to get too excited about Logitech's basic Cordless Desktop S520, but on close inspection, a few design elements help it stand out. If you typically find keyboard hot keys a good idea that's poorly implemented, we think you'll like this mostly well-designed mouse and keyboard set. Microsoft's Wireless Media Desktop 1000 will provide you with a perfectly capable wireless mouse and keyboard for a more reasonable price than its competition. We just wish Microsoft would give more thought to the design and overall feel of its hardware.

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Packaged Quantity 1
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Dimensions (WxDxH) Info unavailable Info unavailable Info unavailable 6.4 in 0.9 in
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Features Zero-Degree Tilt
Palm rest
Spillproof
Intelligent power management
Integrated USB Hub
Detachable wrist rest
Laser engraved printing keys
On-The-Fly macro recording
Illuminated keys
Tilt legs
Cherry MX Red technology
36 KB onboard memory
Gold-plated connector
20-key rollover
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Microsoft Certification Compatible with Windows 7
Certified for Windows Vista
Info unavailable Compatible with Windows 7
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Hot Keys Qty Info unavailable 22
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Pointing Device Mouse - Laser
Mouse - Optical
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Product Description Logitech Cordless Desktop S520 - Keyboard and mouse set
Microsoft Wireless Media Desktop 1000 - Keyboard and mouse set
Apple Wireless Keyboard Keyboard
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Logitech Tablet Keyboard for Android 3.0+ - Keyboard
Features Scrolling wheel
Wireless
Scrolling wheel
Magnifier
Wireless
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Device Type Keyboard and mouse set - Wireless
Keyboard and mouse set - Wireless
Keyboard - Wireless
Keyboard - Wired
Keyboard - Wireless
Color Info unavailable Black
Silver
Anodized aluminum
White
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Wireless Receiver USB wireless receiver
USB wireless receiver
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Hot Keys Function Programmable
Internet browsing
My Favorite
Multimedia
My Favorite
Multimedia
Calculator
Windows Flip 3D
E-mail
Multimedia
Volume
Optical media eject
Brightness
Expose
Macros buttons
Multimedia
Multimedia
Volume
Input Device Keyboard
Keyboard
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Interface Info unavailable RF
Bluetooth
USB
Bluetooth
Manufacturer Warranty 5 years warranty
3 years warranty
Info unavailable 2 years warranty
3 years warranty
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