With the rise of digital art and note-taking, the demand for styluses and digital pens has increased significantly. The Apple Pencil has quickly become one of the most popular options, offering a seamless and natural drawing experience on the iPad. But with two generations of Apple Pencils available, it can be difficult to decide which one to choose. In this article, we will be exploring the best iPad pencils available, their features, and what to consider when making a purchase. Whether you’re an artist, student, or just someone who enjoys taking handwritten notes, this guide will help you find the perfect iPad pencil to suit your needs.
1. Transform Your iPad into a Digital Canvas: Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)
The Apple Pencil (2nd generation) enhances the creative process by providing impeccable precision, tilt and pressure sensitivity, and imperceptible lag, allowing it to function as a paintbrush, pencil, or charcoal. It elevates painting, sketching, doodling, and note-taking experiences to new heights, making them better than ever before.
One of the significant advantages of the Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is that it magnetically attaches to compatible iPads, charges wirelessly, and allows users to switch tools with a simple double-tap, enhancing convenience and ease of use.
However, it’s important to note that the Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is only compatible with specific iPad models, including iPad mini (6th generation), iPad Air (5th and 4th generation), iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th generations), and iPad Pro 11-inch (1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th generations). This limitation could be considered a disadvantage for those who own older iPad models that are not compatible with the Apple Pencil (2nd generation).
- 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 iPad Pencil: Perfect for Professional and Personal Use
Our iPad pencil is compatible with iPad models released in 2018 and later, including iPad 6th to 10th generation, iPad Pro 3rd to 6th generation (12.9-inch and 11-inch), iPad Air 3rd to 5th generation, and iPad mini 5th and 6th generation. However, it is not compatible with older iPad models such as iPad 1st to 5th generation, iPad mini 1st to 4th generation, iPad Air 1st and 2nd generation, and iPad Pro 1st and 2nd generation (9.7/10.5-inch and 12.9-inch). Please ensure that your device is compatible before placing an order.
Our JAMJAKE apple pen has palm rejection technology that allows you to rest your hand on the screen while drawing or writing without any interference, making it more convenient to use. It also features a magnetic design (only compatible with iPad Pro 3rd generation), preventing it from rolling off and getting lost while not in use.
The iPad pen has a tilt function that enables you to create strokes of varying thickness and depth by adjusting the angle of the pen, making it perfect for drawing. It also has a highly sensitive point that offers precise control without any lag or offset, ensuring that it does not scratch the screen. Compared to other pencils for iPad, it is more comfortable to hold and has no resistance.
Our stylus pen does not require Bluetooth or an app connection; you can turn it on by simply touching the cap button. It charges quickly, taking only 15-20 minutes to fully charge, and can last for 8-10 hours of use. Before using it, make sure to turn off the “Only draw with Apple Pencil” option.
• Compatible with newer iPad models
• Palm rejection technology
• Magnetic design for easier storage and organization
• Tilt function for creating varying strokes
• Highly sensitive point for precise control
• Fast charging and long-lasting battery life
• Not compatible with older iPad models
• Magnetic design only works with iPad Pro 3rd generation
• Only lasts for 8-10 hours of use
- 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. Precision at Your Fingertips: The JAMJAKE Stylus Pen for iPad
【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. Metapen iPad Pencil A11 for 2018-2023 Apple iPad Pro 12.9″ 6th/ Pro 11″ 4th
Please refer to the compatibility sheet to confirm if your device is compatible with Metapen A11 before making a purchase. This stylus pen is specialized for 2018-2023 iPad models including 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 device’s model name, go to Settings > General > About > Model name [iPad XX (X generation)].
Metapen A11 is equipped with a smarter chip that offers advanced algorithms and a quality modular tip, enabling precise and fluid inking without latency on your iPad. With a price that is only 1/5 of other brands, you can get 200% better quality.
Designed with a larger diameter of 0.35 inches, which is 0.08 inches larger than most pencils, Metapen A11 offers a more comfortable grip and less fatigue based on research on hand sizes and pencil-using habits.
Metapen A11 has a fast charging feature and a long battery life, allowing it to be fully charged within 30 minutes for 8 hours of battery life. Charge it for only 4 minutes, and you can work for 100 minutes. This is faster than most brands on amazon.com.
Pairing Metapen A11 with iPad Bluetooth allows you to access hotkey shortcuts on Goodnotes, Notability & Camera and 🔋 Instant Battery % Indicator. This feature is great for doers and creators who frequently take notes, and it improves efficiency and focus on your work or study. It is perfect for students in lectures, business professionals, and digital art creators.
Metapen A11 is equipped with double magnets and palm rejection, allowing it to firmly attach to your iPad at any time without causing fatigue on the wrist. However, note that there is no magnet attach feature for iPad Air 3rd Gen, iPad 6th/7th/8th/9th Gen, and iPad mini 5th.
• Metapen A11 is compatible with a wide range of iPad models, making it versatile.
• Its smarter chip and modular tip offer precise and fluid inking without latency.
• Metapen A11 has a larger diameter that provides a comfortable grip and less fatigue.
• It has a fast charging feature and a long battery life that is faster than most brands.
• Pairing it with iPad Bluetooth allows access to hotkey shortcuts, improving efficiency and focus.
• Double magnets and palm rejection feature allow firm attachment to the iPad without causing wrist fatigue.
• The magnet attach feature is not available 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
The iPad Pencil is compatible with Apple iPad models released between 2018 and 2022, including the 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.
The Apple Pencil for iPad Pro Stylus pen features palm rejection technology, allowing you to rest your hand comfortably on the iPad screen without a glove, making it more natural to write and draw like on paper. Its magnetic design allows it to attach to the side of the iPad, making it more convenient to use and organize, without rolling or losing it.
The active stylus pen for iPad is made of aluminum alloy, very precise and smooth. Its 1.5mm wear-resistant nip can replace your finger to execute finer instructions without lagging, offsetting or breaking lines, and most importantly, without scratching your screen. The ergonomic design of the iPad stylus makes it an essential tool for daily work or study.
The pencil tip is made of high-quality silicone, making it as natural as a traditional pencil, high responsive, with no skips, no lagging, and no noise. The latest tilt-sensing technology allows freedom for writing and drawing, with the thickness of the line changing according to the stylus’ different angles.
The Stylus Pen for iPad is easy to use and has a low power mode. There is no need to connect Bluetooth or an app; just touch the top of the iPad pen for 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 a connection. Just 2 taps on the top will turn it off. The iPad Pen for Apple automatically turns into “Sleep Mode” after being idle for 5 minutes to save power. It offers 8-10 hours of continuous working and 365 days of standby time for about 80-120 minutes per charging.
The Apple pen is a perfect 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 seller offers 12-Month After-Sales Service and Lifetime Technical Support, with a professional After-Sales Team that will promptly respond within 24 hours.
• Compatible with a range of Apple iPad models
• Palm rejection technology and magnetic adsorption for comfortable use and convenient storage
• High precision and smooth operation with tilt function
• Easy to use with no need for Bluetooth or an app
• Low power mode saves battery life
• Comes with replaceable nibs and a product manual
• Offers excellent customer service and technical support
• 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.
Question: What are some popular pencils for iPad?
Answer: Some popular pencils for iPad include the Apple Pencil (2nd generation), Apple Pencil (1st generation), Logitech Crayon, Adonit Note+, and Wacom Bamboo Sketch.
Question: What are the main features to consider when choosing the best pencil for iPad?
Answer: The main features to consider when choosing the best pencil for iPad are compatibility with your specific iPad model, pressure sensitivity, tilt recognition, battery life, ease of use, and overall performance.
Question: Are there any specific pencils that are designed for certain iPad models?
Answer: Yes, the Apple Pencil (2nd generation) is designed specifically for iPad Pro 11-inch (3rd and 4th generation) and iPad Pro 12.9-inch (3rd and 4th generation) models, while the Apple Pencil (1st generation) is designed for iPad Pro (1st and 2nd generation), iPad (6th, 7th, and 8th generation), and iPad mini (5th generation).
Question: What are some reputable brands known for their quality pencils for iPad?
Answer: Some reputable brands known for their quality pencils for iPad include Apple, Logitech, Adonit, and Wacom.
Question: What is the price range for pencils for iPad?
Answer: The price range for pencils for iPad can vary depending on the brand, features, and compatibility. Apple Pencils tend to be more expensive, with the Apple Pencil (2nd generation) priced around $129 and the Apple Pencil (1st generation) priced around $99. Other brands may offer more affordable options, with prices ranging from $20 to $100. It’s important to consider your budget and specific needs when selecting the best pencil for your iPad.