If you own an iPad, then you know the convenience and versatility that comes with it. Whether it’s for work or leisure, the iPad has become an essential device for many people. One of the best features of the iPad is its ability to be used with a stylus pen, which can make writing, drawing, and navigating on the screen much easier and more precise. However, with so many stylus pens available on the market, it can be difficult to determine which one is the best for your needs. In this article, we will review and compare the features of the best stylus pens for iPad, to help you make an informed decision on which one to purchase.
1. Elevate Your Digital Art and Note-Taking: Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)
The Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is a powerful tool that can bring your work to life. It boasts a variety of features that make it the perfect creative instrument, such as imperceptible lag, pixel-perfect precision, and tilt and pressure sensitivity. This allows it to function as a paint brush, charcoal, pencil, and much more. Whether you’re painting, sketching, doodling, or taking notes, the Apple Pencil can make your work better than ever.
One of the major advantages of the Apple Pencil is its ability to magnetically attach to your iPad, making it easy to use on the go. Additionally, it charges wirelessly, making it even more convenient. You can even change tools with a simple double tap, saving you time and effort.
However, it is worth noting that the Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is only compatible with specific iPad models, including the iPad mini (6th generation), iPad Air (5th and 4th generation), and iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th generations), as well as the iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generations). If you don’t have one of these models, you won’t be able to use the Apple Pencil.
In summary, the Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is an incredible tool for creatives who want to take their work to the next level. Its various features and compatibility with specific iPad models make it an excellent choice for anyone looking to enhance their artistic abilities.
- WHY APPLE PENCIL — With pixel-perfect precision, tilt and pressure sensitivity, and imperceptible lag, Apple Pencil (2nd generation) makes painting, sketching, doodling, and note-taking better than ever. Attaches magnetically for wireless pairing and charging.
- COMPATIBILITY — Apple Pencil (2nd generation) works with iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th generation); iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generation); iPad Air (4th and 5th generation); and iPad mini (6th generation).
- EASY AND NATURAL — Featuring a flat edge that attaches magnetically, Apple Pencil (2nd generation) allows you to change tools with just a tap from your finger.
- TRANSFORMS IPAD INTO A CANVAS — Draw, sketch, color, take notes, and mark up documents. Apple Pencil does it all with pixel-perfect precision, tilt and pressure sensitivity, and imperceptible lag. Apple Pencil attaches, charges, and pairs magnetically.
2. Unlock Your Creative Potential with JAMJAKE’s Stylus Pen for iPad
Our iPad pencil is compatible with iPad models from 2018 and later, including iPad 6th to 10th Gen, iPad Pro 3rd to 6th Gen (11-inch and 12.9-inch), iPad Air 3rd to 5th Gen, and iPad mini 5th to 6th Gen. However, please note that this stylus pen is not applicable to pre-2018 versions of the iPad series, such as iPad 1st to 5th Gen, iPad mini 1st to 4th Gen, iPad Air 1st to 2nd Gen, and iPad Pro 1st to 2nd Gen (9.7/10.5-inch and 12.9-inch). Therefore, please confirm the compatibility of your device before placing an order as the other models are not valid.
Our JAMJAKE apple pen is equipped with palm rejection technology, allowing you to comfortably place your hand on the screen when drawing or writing without the need for gloves, making it more convenient for you. Additionally, the magnetic design (only for iPad Pro 3rd Gen) prevents it from rolling or getting lost when resting, making it more convenient for carrying and organizing.
The iPad pen can be tilted at various angles, allowing you to draw strokes of different thicknesses and depths, making it perfect for drawing. With precise point control, you can write without scratching the screen, and there is no lag, offset or break. Compared to other pencils for iPad, our pencil is more sensitive, has no resistance, and is more comfortable to hold.
There is no need for Bluetooth or APP connection to use this active stylus pen, simply touch the cap button to turn it on. After charging for 15-20 minutes, it can support work for 8-10 hours. However, please turn off the “Only draw with Apple Pencil” option before using it.
• Compatible with a wide range of iPad models from 2018 and later
• Palm rejection technology and magnetic design make it more convenient for writing and carrying
• Tilt function allows for drawing of different strokes with precision and ease
• Highly sensitive and comfortable to use
• No need for Bluetooth or APP connection, simple touch switch
• Fast charging time
• Not compatible with pre-2018 versions of the iPad series
• Magnetic design only supports iPad Pro 3rd Gen
• Short battery life compared to traditional pencils
- Compatible Models: Our iPad pencil is compatible with iPad 2018 and later versions, including iPad 10th/9th/8th/7th/6th Gen, iPad Pro (12.9Inch) 3rd/4th/5th/6th Gen, iPad Pro (11Inch) 1st/2nd/3rd/4th Gen, iPad Air 3rd/4th/5th Gen, and iPad mini 5/6th Gen.
- Not Applicable Models: Please note that this stylus pen for iPad does not applicable to pre-2018 versions of the iPad series, including iPad 1 to 5 Gen, iPad mini 1 to 4 Gen, iPad Air 1st/ 2nd Gen, and iPad Pro (12.9-inch) 1st/ 2nd Gen and iPad Pro (9.7/10.5-inch). Please confirm your devices before you place an order, the other model is invalid.
- Palm Rejection and Magnetic Design: JAMJAKE apple pen with palm rejection you can put your hand comfortably on the screen when drawing or writing, no need to wear gloves for more convenient writing or drawing. Magnetic design (only support iPad pro 3rd ), no rolling and losing when resting, more convenient to carry and organize.
- Tilt Function and Highly Sensitive: The iPad pen can be tilted at different angles to draw different strokes of thickness and depth, perfect for drawing. Precise point control writing, no scratches on the screen, no lag/offset/break! Higher sensitivity, no resistance, and more comfortable in your hand compared to the other pencil for iPad.
- Touch Switch and Fast Charging： No need for Bluetooth or APP connection, turn on this stylus pen by simply touching the cap button. This active stylus pencil charging for 15-20 minutes can support the work for 8-10 hours. Turn off the " Only draw with Apple Pencil " option before using it.
3. Work Smarter, Not Harder: The JAMJAKE Stylus Pen for iPad with Palm Rejection
【iPad Pencil for iPad Series 2018-2023 or Later Version】- This stylus pen is ONLY compatible with Apple iPad (10th,9th,8th,7th,6th generation); iPad mini (6th,5th generation); iPad Air (5th,4th,3rd generation); iPad Pro 12.9-inch (6th,5th,4th,3rd generation); iPad Pro 11-inch (4th,3rd, 2nd, 1st generation). It is incompatible with iPad (2010-2017): iPad (1st,2nd, 3rd,4th,5th generation); iPad mini (1st,2nd, 3rd,4th generation); iPad Pro 12.9-inch (1st,2nd generation); iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2017).
• The stylus pen is compatible with various iPad models, ensuring that it can be used with multiple devices.
• The design with tilt sensitivity allows for easy adjustment of line thickness when drawing or sketching, making it a great tool for artists and designers.
• The palm rejection function enables users to rest their hand on the screen without causing unwanted strokes, making it more comfortable to use.
• The magnetic attachment feature helps to prevent the pen from being misplaced, making it easier to organize and carry around.
• With a fast charge time and long-lasting battery, users can work for extended periods without worrying about running out of power.
• The stylus pen is only compatible with certain iPad models, which may limit its usefulness for some users.
• The tilt sensitivity feature may not be necessary for users who do not frequently draw or sketch.
• The magnetic attachment may not be strong enough to prevent the pen from falling off the iPad.
• The stylus pen requires a Type-C charging cable, which may not be readily available for all users.
- 【ipad Pencil for iPad Series 2018-2023 or Later Version】- ONLY compatible with Apple iPad (10th,9th,8th,7th,6th generation); iPad mini (6th,5th generation); iPad Air (5th,4th,3rd generation); iPad Pro 12.9-inch (6th,5th,4th,3rd generation); iPad Pro 11-inch (4th,3rd, 2nd, 1st generation). Imcompatible with iPad (2010-2017): iPad (1st,2nd, 3rd,4th,5th generation); iPad mini (1st,2nd, 3rd,4th generation); iPad Pro 12.9-inch (1st,2nd generation); iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2017).
- 【Tilt Sensitivity Sensor】Professional Sketching ipad Pen penfor touch screen. Design with tilt sensitivity. Depending on how the tilt angle is placed when writing or drawing on the iPad, Stroke size changes with tip inclination. Just tilt to adjust line thickness, perfect for sketching, drawing and marking. No Lag, No Skip, Smooth Line, No Noise. Artificially create a smooth ipad Stylus Pen tip to avoid damage to the screen, comes with 4 replacement nibs, don't worry about wear and tear.
- 【Palm Rejection & Magnetic Attachment】compatible with Apple Pen for ipad supports palm rejection function,so you can rest your hand on the screen without causing unwanted strokes. No need to wear gloves while drawing, taking notes. Don't be bothered by accidental touches anymore. Designed With magnetic adsorption function , you can snap it to your ipads if you don't need to use the Stylus Pen. It is anti-lost, no rolling, more convenient, easier to organize. Easy to carry.
- 【5-Minute Fast Charge & Long Last Use】compatible with Apple Pencil 2nd Generation builts in 130mAh rechargeable battery, which can be quickly fully charged in about 5-10 minutes. The LED indicators show you how much battery is left and how much it has been charged while charging. Come with the Type-C charging cable can be charged with computer, tablet, Adapter or Power bank to charge. 5 Minutes Charging Time, 20 Hours Working Time, 5 Minutes Auto Sleep, 365 Days Standby Time.
- 【Smart Touch Shortcut Switch & Multipurpose Stylus】iPad Stylus Pen designs with smart touch shortcut switch, same as the original, Easier to use. Long Tap the touch switch for Power on and off; Single Tap for returning to desktop home page; Twice Tap for Popping up the recently used multitasking window. With the upgraded nib for iPad, it is more durable and offers pixel-perfect precision and no lag, great deal for drawing, sketching, coloring, playing game, annotating, PDF markup and more.
4. Compatible with iPad 10th6th, iPad Air 5th3rd, iPad Mini 5th 6th
Please refer to the compatibility sheet before purchasing to confirm if your device is compatible. The Metapen A11 is specialized for use with iPad models released between 2018 and 2023. It is compatible with the iPad 10th/9th/8th/7th/6th generation, iPad Pro 12.9″ 6th/5th/4th/3rd generation, iPad Pro 11″ 4th/3rd/2nd/1st Gen, iPad Air 5th/3rd/4th Gen, and iPad Mini 6th/5th Gen. To check your iPad model, go to Settings, tap General, then tap About, and look for the model name (e.g., iPad XX (X generation)).
The Metapen A11 is equipped with a smarter chip that uses advanced algorithms and a quality modular tip to provide fluid and precise inking without latency on your iPad. Despite being priced at one-fifth of the cost of other brands, it provides 200% quality. Its larger diameter of 0.35 inches, 0.08 inches larger than most pencils, is designed based on research on hand sizes and pencil-using habits to provide a more comfortable grip with less fatigue.
The Metapen A11 features leading fast charge technology and a long battery life. It only takes 30 minutes to fully charge and provides 8 hours of battery life. Charging for just 4 minutes provides 100 minutes of use. It is compatible with iPad Bluetooth and provides hotkey shortcuts on Goodnotes, Notability & Camera, and an instant battery percentage indicator. This feature is beneficial for students in lectures, business professionals, and digital art creators who frequently take notes and need to improve efficiency and stay focused on their work or study.
The Metapen A11 has double magnets and palm rejection to prevent wrist fatigue when using two hands on the screen to jot down ideas or take notes. The two stronger built-in magnets firmly attach the pen to your iPad at any time. However, note that there is no magnet attachment for the iPad Air 3rd Gen, iPad 6th/7th/8th/9th Gen, and iPad mini 5th.
• The Metapen A11 is compatible with various iPad models.
• It features a smarter chip that provides fluid and precise inking without latency.
• Its larger diameter provides a more comfortable grip with less fatigue.
• It has a faster charge time and longer battery life compared to most brands.
• It is compatible with iPad Bluetooth and provides hotkey shortcuts, an instant battery percentage indicator, and palm rejection.
• The Metapen A11 is only compatible with specific iPad models.
• It does not have magnet attachment for some iPad models.
• It may not provide the same quality and features as more expensive brands.
- ❤【Compatibility Check for 2018-2022 iPad】Plz confirm your iPad's compatibility before purchase! Metapen Penclil A11 specialized for iPad (10th. 9th, 8th, 7th, 6th generation); iPad Air (5th, 3rd, 4th Gen); iPad Pro 12.9" (6th, 5th, 4th, 3rd Gen); iPad Pro 11" (4th, 3rd, 2nd & 1st Gen); iPad mini (6th and 5th Gen). Method: Settings > Tap General > Tap About > Model name [iPad XX (X generation)].
- 🎨【Smarter Chip, Superior Experience】Featuring advanced algorithms and a quality modular tip, Metapen Pencil A11 offers a fluid and precise inking experience without any latency on your iPad. A11 stylus pen for iPad gives you access to a world of colors and tools for iPad drawing, sketching, and note-taking. Save 80% and get 200% quality!
- 👨🎓👩⚕️👨💼【Efficient Shortcuts for Students and Professionals】Connect A11 to your iPad via Bluetooth and use hotkey shortcuts on popular apps GoodNotes, Notability, and Camera. With an 🔋instant battery % indicator, you can focus on your work or studies without worrying about running low on battery. Boost your productivity!
- 🚀【2X Faster Charge, No Panic】Metapen's leading fast charge, and longer battery life is not a blast. With just 30 minutes of charging, you get 8 hours of battery life. Charge 4 mins = work 100 mins. This triumphs over most brands on amazon.com.
- 🧲【Double Strong Magnets & Palm Rejection】Writing on your iPad has never been easier with Pencil A11. With palm rejection, you can write or draw without worrying about accidentally touching the screen with your hand. Plus, the strong magnets on the pen firmly attach to your iPad, making it easy to store and carry around with you.🚫NOTE: NO Magnet Attach on iPad Air 3rd Gen, iPad 6th/7th/8th/9th/10th Gen, iPad mini 5th.
5. The Perfect Gift for Artists: Stylus Pen for iPad with Palm Rejection and Tilt Sensitivity
Compatibility of the iPad Pencil: This stylus pen is compatible with Apple iPad models released between 2018 and 2022. The iPad pen works with iPad 10th/9th/8th/7th/6th gen, iPad mini 6th/5th gen, iPad Air 3rd/4th/5th, iPad Pro 11 Inch 1st/2nd/3rd/4th Gen, and iPad Pro 12.9 Inch 3rd/4th/5th/6th Gen. However, it is not compatible with iPad Pro 12.9” 1/2 Gen, any other models, iPhone, Android, or Microsoft devices.
• Palm rejection technology enables comfortable resting of the hand on the iPad screen without wearing gloves, making writing and drawing more natural.
• Magnetic design allows the pencil to attach to the side of the iPad, preventing it from rolling or getting lost and making it more convenient to use and organize.
• Precise and smooth aluminum alloy material with a 1.5mm wear-resistant nip for finer instructions execution, with no lagging, offset, or broken lines, and no scratches on the screen.
• Latest tilt-sensing technology enables freedom in writing and drawing, with the thickness of the line changing according to the angle of the stylus.
• Easy to use, with no need to connect Bluetooth or an app. The pencil turns on after touching the top for about 2 seconds, and off after two taps. The iPad pen will automatically turn to “Sleep Mode” after five minutes of idle time to save power.
• The pen has a long-lasting battery life, with 8-10 hours of continuous working time and 365 days standby time for about 80-120 minutes per charging.
• Comes with five replaceable nibs, a Type-C cable, and a product manual.
• Not compatible with iPad Pro 12.9” 1/2 Gen, any other models, iPhone, Android, or Microsoft devices.
- 【Compatiblity of the iPad Pencil】- This stylus pen for iPad compatible with Apple iPad 2018 - 2022 released models, the iPad pen can work for iPad 10th/9th/8th/7th/6th gen, iPad mini 6th/5th gen, iPad Air 3rd/4th/5th, iPad Pro 11 Inch 1st/2nd/3rd/4th Gen and iPad Pro 12.9 Inch 3rd/4th/5th/6th Gen. 【Not Compatible with iPad Pro 12.9'' 1/2 Gen and any Other Models, iPhone, Android or Microsoft devices.】
- 【Palm Rejection & Magnetic Adsorption】- This Apple pencil for iPad Pro Stylus pen with palm rejection technology allows you to rest your hand comfortably on the iPad screen without glove, more naturally to write and draw just like on paper. Magnetic design makes it can attached to the side of iPad, so it won't rolling or losing when you need to rest, more convenient to use and organize.
- 【Precise & Smooth Apple Pencil for iPad】- The active stylus pen for iPad is made of aluminum alloy, very precise and smooth.The pencil for Apple iPad use a 1.5mm wear-resistant nip that can replace your finger to execute finer instructions, no lagging, offset or breaking lines, most importantly no scratches to your screen! Ergonomic design iPad stylus is an essential tool in daily work or study.
- 【Tilt Function & High Precision 】- The pencil tip made of high-quality silicone, all as natural as a traditional pencil, high responsive, no skips, no lagging, no noise. The latest tilt-sensing technology makes freedom for writing and drawing, the thickness of the line can be changed according to the stylus different angles.
- 【Easy To Use & Low Power Mode 】- This Stylus Pen for iPad no need to connect Bluetooth or APP, just touch the top of iPad pen about 2 seconds to turn it on, once the indicator light turns on, the iPad pencil is active, and you can use it with your iPad without connection, and just 2 taps the top to turn it off. The iPad Pen for Apple will automatically turns in "Sleep Mode" after idle for 5 minutes to save power. 8-10 hours continuous working and 365 days standby time for about 80-120 minutes per charging.
In conclusion, the Apple Pencil is an essential accessory for anyone who uses an iPad for creative work, note-taking, or digital drawing. The top pencils for iPad on the market today offer a range of features, from high precision and sensitivity to pressure and tilt, to wireless charging and palm rejection technology. Whether you’re an artist, designer, or student, the Apple Pencil can help you bring your ideas to life with ease and precision. It’s important to consider factors such as compatibility, battery life, and additional features when selecting an iPad pencil. By investing in a high-quality iPad pencil, you can elevate your creative workflow, streamline your note-taking, and enjoy a more immersive and engaging digital experience.
What is an iPad pencil?
An iPad pencil is a stylus designed specifically for use with Apple’s iPad tablet. It allows you to draw, write, and interact with your iPad screen in a more natural and precise way.
What is the best iPad pencil?
The Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is widely considered the best iPad pencil on the market. It offers advanced features such as wireless charging, magnetic attachment, and tilt and pressure sensitivity. There are also third-party options such as the Logitech Crayon and Adonit Note+, which are more affordable but offer fewer features.
How do I choose the right iPad pencil for me?
When choosing an iPad pencil, you should consider factors such as compatibility with your iPad model, features such as pressure sensitivity and tilt support, and price. You should also consider your intended use, such as whether you plan to use the pencil for drawing, note-taking, or navigation.
What are the benefits of a good iPad pencil?
A good iPad pencil can provide many benefits, including improved precision and accuracy, enhanced creativity and productivity, and a more natural and intuitive user experience. It can also help reduce the need for paper and other physical materials.
How much does a good iPad pencil cost?
The cost of a good iPad pencil can vary depending on the brand and features. The Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is priced at $129, while the Logitech Crayon and Adonit Note+ are priced at $69 and $49, respectively.