As an Apple Pencil owner, I can attest to the fact that this tool is a game changer! It is the perfect combination of precision, responsiveness and compatibility, allowing for a truly unique experience when creating with digital devices. With the Apple Pencil, you can draw, take notes, paint and do so much more, all with the same level of precision and accuracy as drawing or writing on paper. And with its pressure and tilt sensitivity, you can be sure that your creations will look just how you envisioned them.
The Apple Pencil is special because it is the best stylus for iPads. The Apple Pencil 2 allows for wireless charging by being attached to the side of the iPad, pressure sensitivity, palm rejection, you can draw the words in text fields instead of typing, ability to switch between the eraser and pencil by tapping the pencil and it has a good weight, design and battery life.
Overall, when it comes to drawing on the iPad, there really is no match for the Apple Pencil. While there are alternatives available, none of them will feature the full feature set that you get with the Apple Pencil.
- The Apple Pencil is a game changer for drawing and taking notes on the iPad.
- It features precision, responsiveness, compatibility and pressure and tilt sensitivity.
- It attaches to the side of the iPad for wireless charging and features palm rejection.
- It also allows for drawing words in text fields, switching between the eraser and pencil by tapping, and a good weight, design and battery life.
- Whether or not the Apple Pencil is worth it for you depends on your use case, but it can be a great addition to your iPad.
- The Apple Pencil is the best stylus available for the iPad.
What is so special about the Apple Pencil?
The Apple Pencil is specifically designed to allow you to draw on the iPad. The Apple Pencil 2 allows you to attach it to the side of the iPad where it is charged which also helps you to avoid losing the pencil. This is a feature that alternative options do not possess.
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The Apple Pencil also features pressure sensitivity allowing you to draw much better drawings. It also features palm rejection that allows you to draw on the iPad like you would with a regular piece of paper.
In addition, the Apple Pencil comes with functionality that alternative options do not possess. With the Apple Pencil, you can draw words in text fields that get converted to typed words with the use of machine learning.
You can also double tab on the Pencil to do things such as switch between the eraser and pencil modes.
Furthermore, the Apple Pencil has a good weight, feel and design. So, it feels nice to be holding the Apple Pencil in the hand when you are using it.
Also, the Apple Pencil can be charged to full in 15 minutes giving you 12 hours of use. You can also charge it for 15 seconds and get 30 minutes of use out of it.
It is also the case that a lot of the drawing apps available on iPad will only allow you to use the Apple Pencil and do not work with other types of styluses.
Overall, the Apple Pencil allows you to draw on the iPad in a way that does not really feature any drawbacks and is a good addition to the iPad.
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Is it worth getting the Apple Pencil?
Whether or not the Apple Pencil is worth it for you really depends on your use case. If you want to draw things or you are a student and want to be able to easily take notes on the iPad, then the Apple Pencil would definitely be worthwhile.
However, the Apple Pencil can still be useful for other things. For example, if you often read books in iBooks, you can use the Apple Pencil to highlight and annotate sentences.
Ultimately, it would help to consider how you use the iPad and to research if the Apple Pencil would be able to help you with your particular use case.
If you own an iPad Pro or the newer iPad airs that work with the Apple Pencil 2, I would definitely recommend that you consider actually getting the magic keyboard as well.
I have personally found that the magic keyboard has really added an extra dimension to what I am able to do with the iPad and I am able to get a lot of my work done now just using the iPad without needing to make use of my Macbook.
Is the Apple Pencil better than a stylus?
I would have to say that the Apple Pencil is definitely the best stylus that is available for the iPad.
The Apple Pencil comes with features that many of the alternative options do not possess such as the ability to be attached to the side of the iPad where it is also charged, or the ability to annotate in iBooks, or the gestures that allow you to switch the eraser, and the ability to draw words in text fields.
- Precision, responsiveness, and compatibility
- Pressure and tilt sensitivity
- Wireless charging
- Palm rejection
- Draw words in text fields
- Switch between eraser and pencil by tapping
- Good weight, design, and battery life
- Annotate in iBooks
- Most drawing apps only work with the Apple Pencil