If you’re an artist, designer, or just someone who enjoys doodling on their iPad, then having the right pencil can make all the difference. A good iPad pencil should feel comfortable in your hand, have precise and responsive tracking, and be compatible with your iPad model. With so many options available on the market, it can be difficult to choose the best pencil for your needs. In this article, we will take a closer look at some of the top pencils for iPads and what makes them stand out. Whether you’re a professional artist or a casual user, this guide will help you find the perfect pencil for your iPad so you can unleash your creativity with ease.
1. Precision and Performance: Apple Pencil (2nd Generation) for iPad Pro.
The Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is a game-changer for creatives, offering imperceptible lag, pixel-perfect precision, and tilt and pressure sensitivity. Whether you’re a painter, sketch artist, or note-taker, it transforms into your favorite tool, be it a paintbrush, charcoal, or pencil. With its magnetic attachment to iPad, wireless charging, and simple double-tap tool switching, it makes painting, sketching, doodling, and note-taking better than ever. This incredible accessory is compatible with 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).
• The Apple Pencil (2nd generation) offers imperceptible lag, pixel-perfect precision, and tilt and pressure sensitivity, making it a fantastic tool for painters, sketch artists, and note-takers.
• With its magnetic attachment to iPad, wireless charging, and simple double-tap tool switching, it is incredibly convenient to use.
• It is compatible with several iPad models, including the iPad mini, iPad Air, and various iPad Pro models.
• The Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is not compatible with all iPad models, so it may not be a viable option for everyone.
• It can be expensive compared to other stylus options on the market.
- 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. JAMJAKE’s Stylus Pen: Fast Charging and Compatible with Various iPad Models
Our iPad pencil is designed to be compatible with iPad models released from 2018 onwards, including the iPad 10th, 9th, 8th, 7th, and 6th generations, iPad Pro (12.9Inch) 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th generations, iPad Pro (11Inch) 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 4th generations, iPad Air 3rd, 4th, and 5th generations, and iPad mini 5th and 6th generations. However, it is not applicable to older models such as iPad 1 to 5th generations, iPad mini 1 to 4th generations, iPad Air 1st and 2nd generations, and iPad Pro (12.9-inch) 1st and 2nd generations and iPad Pro (9.7/10.5-inch). Please ensure your device is compatible before placing an order as the other models are not supported.
Our JAMJAKE apple pen is equipped with palm rejection technology, allowing you to rest your hand comfortably on the screen while writing or drawing without the need for gloves. It also features a magnetic design (only supported on iPad Pro 3rd generation), preventing it from rolling and getting lost when not in use, making it easy to carry and organize.
The tilt function of the iPad pen allows for drawing of varying thicknesses and depths, making it perfect for drawing. The pen also features highly sensitive and precise point control writing, resulting in no scratches on the screen and no lag or offset. Compared to other iPad pencils, our stylus pen has higher sensitivity, minimal resistance, and a comfortable grip.
The stylus pen features a touch switch and fast charging capabilities, with no need for Bluetooth or APP connection. You can turn it on by simply touching the cap button. A 15-20 minute charge can support the work for 8-10 hours. Please turn off the “Only draw with Apple Pencil” option before using it.
• Compatible with a wide range of iPad models released from 2018 onwards
• Palm rejection technology for comfortable writing and drawing without gloves
• Magnetic design prevents the pen from rolling and getting lost
• Tilt function and highly sensitive point control for precise drawing
• Touch switch and fast charging capabilities
• Not compatible with older iPad models released before 2018
• Magnetic design only supported on iPad Pro 3rd generation
- 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. The Ultimate Creative Tool: The JAMJAKE Stylus Pen for iPad
The iPad Pencil is designed for use with the Apple iPad (10th, 9th, 8th, 7th, and 6th generation), iPad mini (6th and 5th generation), iPad Air (5th, 4th, and 3rd generation), and iPad Pro 12.9-inch (6th, 5th, 4th, and 3rd generation) and iPad Pro 11-inch (4th, 3rd, 2nd, and 1st generation). However, it is not compatible with the iPad (1st to 5th generation), iPad mini (1st to 4th generation), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (1st and 2nd generation), and iPad Pro 10.5-inch (2017).
This professional sketching iPad pen features a tilt sensitivity sensor, allowing users to adjust the stroke size depending on the tilt angle of the pen. It is ideal for sketching, drawing, and marking, and comes with 4 replacement nibs to prevent wear and tear. The pen tip is designed to create a smooth line without lag, skip, or noise, while protecting the iPad screen.
The iPad Pencil also supports palm rejection function, enabling users to rest their hand on the screen while drawing or taking notes without accidentally creating unwanted strokes. It is equipped with a magnetic attachment, making it easy to attach and detach from the iPad when not in use.
With a 130mAh rechargeable battery, the iPad Pencil can be fully charged in just 5-10 minutes and provides 20 hours of working time. It also has a 5-minute auto sleep feature and a 365-day standby time. The pen is charged using a Type-C cable that can be connected to a computer, tablet, adapter, or power bank.
Additionally, the iPad Pencil has a smart touch shortcut switch for easy operation. Long tapping the switch turns the pen on and off, single tapping returns to the desktop home page, and double tapping pops up the recently used multitasking window. It is versatile and can be used for drawing, sketching, coloring, playing games, annotating, PDF markup, and more.
• Compatible with a wide range of iPad models
• Tilt sensitivity sensor for adjustable stroke size
• Palm rejection function for comfortable use
• Magnetic attachment for easy storage
• Fast charging and long battery life
• Smart touch shortcut switch for easy operation
• Multipurpose use for drawing, sketching, annotating, and more
• Incompatible with older iPad models
- 【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. Enhance Your iPad Experience with the Metapen iPad Pencil A11
Compatibility: The Metapen A11 is specialized for use with iPad models from 2018-2023. Please refer to the compatibility sheet to confirm if your device is compatible before making a purchase. The Metapen A11 is only compatible with specific iPad models including the iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPad Mini. To check if your iPad is compatible, go to Settings > General > About > Model name [iPad XX (X generation)].
Smarter Chip: The Metapen A11 is equipped with advanced algorithms and a quality modular tip that ensures fluid and precise inking without latency on your iPad. With the Metapen A11, you can unleash your creativity and enjoy high-quality performance at 1/5 the price of other brands.
Comfort Grip: The Metapen A11 has a larger diameter of 0.35 inches, which is 0.08 inches larger than most pencils. This design is based on research on hand sizes and pencil-using habits, making it more comfortable to hold and reducing fatigue during use.
Fast Charge: The Metapen A11 has a 2x faster charge and longer battery life, taking only 30 minutes to fully charge for up to 8 hours of battery life. This feature is faster and more efficient than most brands on Amazon. Additionally, just 4 minutes of charging can provide 100 minutes of use.
Efficient Shortcuts: The Metapen A11 pairs with your iPad’s Bluetooth to offer hotkey shortcuts on Goodnotes, Notability, and Camera, as well as an instant battery percentage indicator. This feature is perfect for students, business professionals, and digital artists who frequently take notes or work on their iPads.
Double Magnets & Palm Rejection: The Metapen A11 features two stronger built-in magnets that firmly attach to your iPad at any time, reducing wrist fatigue and improving productivity. Note that the iPad Air 3rd Gen, iPad 6th/7th/8th/9th Gen, and iPad Mini 5th do not have magnet attachment capabilities.
• Specialized for specific iPad models from 2018-2023.
• Equipped with advanced algorithms and quality modular tip for fluid and precise inking.
• Larger diameter for a more comfortable grip and reduced fatigue.
• 2x faster charge and longer battery life than most brands on Amazon.
• Efficient shortcuts for improved productivity and battery management.
• Double magnets and palm rejection for reduced wrist fatigue.
• Limited compatibility with specific iPad models.
• No magnet attachment capabilities for certain iPad models.
- ❤【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 from 2018 to 2022, including 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. It provides a wide range of compatibility options for iPad users.
Palm Rejection & Magnetic Adsorption: The palm rejection technology allows you to rest your hand comfortably on the iPad screen without the need for a glove, providing a natural writing and drawing experience. The magnetic design allows the pencil to attach to the side of the iPad, making it convenient to use and organize.
Precise & Smooth Apple Pencil for iPad: Made of aluminum alloy, the active stylus pen is precise and smooth. It uses a 1.5mm wear-resistant nip that can execute finer instructions, with no lagging, offset, or breaking lines. The ergonomic design of the iPad stylus makes it an essential tool in daily work or study.
Tilt Function & High Precision: The pencil tip made of high-quality silicone is as natural as a traditional pencil, providing high responsiveness, with no skips, lagging, or noise. The latest tilt-sensing technology allows for freedom in writing and drawing, enabling the thickness of the line to change according to the stylus’s different angles.
Easy To Use & Low Power Mode: The stylus pen for iPad doesn’t require Bluetooth or an app to connect. You can simply touch the top of the iPad pen for about 2 seconds to turn it on, and 2 taps to turn it off. The iPad Pen for Apple will automatically enter “Sleep Mode” after idle for 5 minutes to save power. It provides 8-10 hours of continuous working time and 365 days of standby time for about 80-120 minutes per charging.
Perfect Gift: This apple pen is an excellent gift for children at home learning, drawing, writing, and taking notes. It comes with 1 x Active Stylus Pen, 5 x Replaceable nibs, 1 X Type-C Cable, and 1 x Product Manual. The manufacturer offers 12-Month After-Sales Service and Lifetime Technical Support, with a professional after-sales team that offers prompt responses within 24hrs.
The iPad pencil is not compatible with iPad Pro 12.9” 1/2 Gen and any other models, iPhone, Android or Microsoft devices. This limits its use for specific 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 the best stylus pen for iPad on the market?
The Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is considered one of the best stylus pens for iPad due to its precision and functionality, as well as its compatibility with the latest iPad models.
Does the Apple Pencil work with all iPad models?
No, the Apple Pencil (2nd generation) only works with certain iPad models, including the iPad Pro (11-inch and 12.9-inch), iPad Air (4th generation), and iPad mini (5th generation).
What features should I look for in a stylus pen for iPad?
When looking for a stylus pen for iPad, it’s important to consider factors such as precision, pressure sensitivity, tilt recognition, and compatibility with your specific iPad model.
Can a stylus pen improve productivity and creativity on an iPad?
Yes, a stylus pen can improve productivity and creativity on an iPad by allowing for more precise and natural input when drawing or taking notes.
Are there any other good options for stylus pens for iPad?
Yes, there are several other good options for stylus pens for iPad, such as the Logitech Crayon or the Adonit Note+, which offer similar features and range in price from around $50 to $100.