Microsoft has announced the launch of more models as a part of its High Definition range.

Microsoft says it is releasing the new mice, do be launched later this month and in September, due to consumer demand for higher-performing peripherals at work or play.

The new models include one optical and one laser as well as a relaunch of its current best selling mouse - the Microsoft Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse.

“Since we launched our High Definition line just last September, we have sold over a million units”, said Rusty Jeffress, general manager of the Hardware Group at Microsoft. “We design our proprietary chip technology to provide our customers with the best possible performance so they enjoy their computing experiences no matter where they are.”

For notebook users, the new Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse 3000 offers an upgraded version of the Wireless Notebook Optical Mouse.

In addition to the updated High Definition technology this mouse has a smaller receiver than the previous version.

For the desktop, the Wireless Laser Mouse 5000 due out later this month features a five-button, ambidextrous design, a Magnifier button for real-time enlargement and editing of any section of the screen, and a Tilt Wheel.

The new Wireless Optical Mouse 2000 due in September is an affordable high-performance mouse featuring High Definition Optical Technology, an ambidextrous design with silver accents and three buttons.

The Wireless Optical Mouse 5000 will cost £39.99, Microsoft says that it has not yet set a price for the Wireless Optical Mouse 2000 yet.

We will keep you posted.