Apple has introduced an affordable Apple Pencil, providing iPad users with more choices. This new Apple Pencil offers pixel-perfect accuracy, low latency, and tilt sensitivity, making it perfect for various tasks, including note-taking, sketching, annotating, journaling, and more. Designed with a sleek matte finish and a flat side that magnetically attaches to the iPad’s side for storage, this new Apple Pencil charges and pairs with a USB-C cable. It’s set to be available in early November.
Apple’s vice president of Worldwide Product Marketing, Bob Borchers, noted, “Apple Pencil has revolutionized note-taking, sketching, and illustrating, unleashing endless possibilities for productivity and creativity. Combined with the versatility of iPad, the new Apple Pencil unlocks another great option to experience the magic of digital handwriting, annotation, marking up documents, and more.”
Apple Pencil Expands Options
The new Apple Pencil caters to a wide range of iPad users by offering remarkable features at an affordable price. It’s compatible with all iPad models equipped with a USB-C port. This launch allows users to select the perfect Apple Pencil for their specific iPad.
Top-notch performance, Easy Pairing, and Charging
The new Apple Pencil continues to deliver the exceptional precision and low latency that Apple Pencil (1st and 2nd generations) are known for. It supports features within iPadOS, such as Scribble, Quick Note, and collaborative work in Freeform. When used with M2 models of the iPad Pro, the new Apple Pencil supports hover functionality, allowing for even more precise sketching and illustrating.
A USB-C port, concealed beneath a sliding cap, allows for easy pairing and charging of the new Apple Pencil. When attached magnetically to the iPad for storage, it enters a sleep mode to preserve battery life.
Apple Pencil Lineup
The new Apple Pencil is the most cost-effective choice, making it suitable for everyday productivity and creativity tasks. It’s ideal for users of iPad (10th generation) and works seamlessly with all iPad models featuring a USB-C port, including iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPad mini.
Apple Pencil (1st generation) is known for its pressure sensitivity, delivering a natural drawing experience. It’s compatible with iPad (10th generation), and the Lightning port on iPad (9th generation) ensures quick and easy pairing and charging.
Apple Pencil (2nd generation) enhances professional workflows with features like pressure support and the double-tap gesture. It’s compatible with iPad Pro, iPad Air, and iPad mini models, offering magnetic pairing and charging.
iPadOS 17 Enhances Personalization and Functionality
iPadOS 17 elevates personalization on iPads, providing users with new ways to accomplish tasks more efficiently. Some noteworthy features include enhancements to Notes, Freeform, the Lock Screen, interactive widgets, and Messages. Additionally, AutoFill, coming later this year, streamlines the process of filling in PDF forms.
Pricing and Availability
The new Apple Pencil can be purchased separately for AED 319, with availability starting in early November. It is compatible with various iPad models featuring a USB-C port.
For educational purposes, the new Apple Pencil is available for AED 279. This pricing is accessible to current and newly accepted college students, parents, faculty, staff, and homeschool teachers of all grade levels.
Apple Pencil (1st generation) is compatible with iPad (10th generation) and iPad (9th generation). A USB-C to Apple Pencil Adapter is required for pairing and charging, and it is included in the box with Apple Pencil (1st generation) for AED 399.
Existing owners of Apple Pencil (1st generation) can purchase the USB-C to Apple Pencil Adapter separately for AED 39.
The new Apple Pencil (2nd generation) can be purchased separately for AED 529.
To enhance your iPad and Apple Pencil skills, free Today at Apple sessions are available at Apple stores worldwide.