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To make typing easier, new Microsoft keyboard has hidden fingerprint sensor

It also unveiled a Modern Mouse at $50 with nearly invisible buttons and a metal scroll wheel

IANS  |  San Francisco 

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New Microsoft Keyboard with fingerprint sensor and Mouse. Photo: Twitter

Tech giant Microsoft has unveiled the that features a hidden sensor located between the and keys to make the typing hassle-free.

It has also unveiled a at $50 with nearly invisible buttons and a metal scroll wheel, a report in Engadget said on Friday.

The Modern Keyboard, priced at $130, is in line with Microsoft's next generation of input devices that match the latest Surface models in design and finish.

According to Microsoft, the new model of a keyboard has "Chiclet"-style keys and aluminium frame that's heavy and "virtually indestructible".

The keyboard works either wired or through Bluetooth with and uses a rechargeable battery and is compatible with Windows 8-10, Phone, and

Microsoft has not announced when the products will be available in the market but product pages and YouTube videos suggest that they will be "coming soon".

First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 15:12 IST