One of the biggest advantages of owning an iPad is using it as your personal notebook for creating notes, doodles, or even artwork. However, to maximize the precision of drawing strokes on your iPad, the Apple Pencil is a worthwhile investment – and Apple has just made its own new stylus, Budget-friendly model Available for purchase.
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The jump from the original Apple Pencil (1st generation) to the Apple Pencil (2nd generation) was a big one, with upgrades that included magnetically attaching, wireless pairing and charging, and double-tap to change tools.
With the feature boost also came a price hike, along with the original Apple Pencil Retails for $99 Apple Pencil (2nd generation) Retails for $129.
The new Apple Pencil (USB-C) is the most budget-friendly option, Retails for $79and it even features some gestures that the Apple Pencil (1st generation) lacks at a lower price.
The biggest difference is that the new Apple Pencil supports charging and pairing via USB-C with a sliding cover that reveals the USB-C port.
This makes this Apple Pencil ideal for iPad (10th generation) And all other models that have a USB-C port.
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If you have an older iPad that still has a Lightning port, you may be better off sticking with the Apple Pencil (1st generation), since it has a Lightning adapter.
In addition to USB-C compatibility, the Apple Pencil (USB-C) attaches magnetically and supports Apple Pencil Scrolling on iPad Pro – two features that the Apple Pencil (1st generation) lacks.
The new Apple Pencil lacks some of the features of the Apple Pencil (2nd generation), including wireless pairing and charging, double-tap to change tools, engraving, and pressure sensitivity, which both the first and second generation Apple Pencils have.
However, at $50 less than the Apple Pencil (2nd generation), the new Apple Pencil is a great value and really lacks three features that the Apple Pencil (2nd generation) has.
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You can order the Apple Pencil (USB-C) at apple And other online retailers such as Best buy And Amazon For $79. Apple says it’s available for purchase in stores starting this week.