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The Best iPad Stylus & Pen

By FonePaw | Aug 28 , 2015

As rumored, Apple iPad Pro will rock a Force Touch Stylus. But why not get your iPad stylus now rather than waiting for the rumored iPad Pro.

Though iPad is optimized to use fingers and thumbs in the user interface, in terms of note-taking, handwriting, and sketching, a stylus will be a vital importance. However, how to choose proper iPad Stylus? Which one is good?

This post will introduce five reputed iPad stylus to you, so you can choose the most proper one for your iPad.


1. Adonit Jot Script Evernote Edition Fine Point Stylus

Price: $120


Elegant and fashionable design

Accurate for handwriting

Palm cancellation technology lets you rest your hand comfortably on the screen when working in compatible apps.




Required AAA battery

Easy to lose the charger

Only works on a limited devices: iPad 4/iPad Air or newer, iPad mini or newer, iPhone 5 or newer.

Adonit Jot Script Evernote Edition Fine Point Stylus


2.Wacom Bamboo Stylus Solo (3rd. Gen)

Price: $23.24


Available in multiple colors

Smooth and smudge-free

Carbon-fiber woven tip for enhanced durability

Has a clip for securing stylus to iPad case or notebook

Works great with free Bamboo Paper app



Some users report dirty screen interfere with performance

Does require a bit more pressure than other options out there

Wacom Bamboo Stylus Solo


3. Intuos Creative Stylus 2

Price: $79.99


Palm rejection works well.

Rechargeable with standard Micro-USB Cable

Pressure sensitivity turns your iPad into a digital canvas while the thin tip helps you sketch, draw and paint with fine-point accuracy



The rubber cap on the USB connector will likely rip off.

Only works on a limited devices: iPad mini 1 & 2, iPad 3 & 4, iPad Air 1

On Amazon, 38% of customers gave it 1 star, and 13% gave it 2 star.

Intuos Creative Stylus 2


4. Marware Capacitive Stylus

Price: $ 15






It's not the best, yet it gets the basics

Marware Capacitive Stylus


5. Adobe Ink & Slide

Price: $119.99



Connect with Creative Cloud

Compatible with all iOS 7 and iOS 8 Devices. (Bluetooth 4 Required)

Good for artist: Ink & Slide are designed to be used with the iPad and four free creative iPad apps: Adobe Illustrator Line, Illustrator Draw, Photoshop Sketch and Brush CC.



Hardware scuffs easily

Only sends PNG files to desktop apps

Pricey compared to other styli

Adobe Ink Slide


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