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Apple Pencil review: Much sharper than the average smart stylus

Apple's pressure-sensitive writing tool is at once completely sophisticated and totally easy to use.

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At a Glance
  • Apple Pencil

    Macworld Rating

    An all-around pleasure to use, the Apple Pencil shows what a Bluetooth stylus should be.

At a Glance
  • Macworld Rating

    An all-around pleasure to use, the Apple Pencil shows what a Bluetooth stylus should be.

    MSRP: $99

    Pros

    • Easy pairing process.
    • Natural feel requires no adjustment time.
    • Excellent performance with no lag time or latency.

    Cons

    • Only works with the iPad Pro for now.
    • Slick, plastic surface.
    • Tiny adapter and cap are easy to misplace.

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