December 7, 2023

A 12 months after unveiling the iPad 10 with USB-C – and making customers purchase a dongle to attach the first-gen Apple Pencil with it – Apple is now releasing a USB-C Apple Pencil that works with each iPad mannequin. Right here’s every little thing it’s essential to find out about it.

With pixel-perfect accuracy, low latency, and tilt sensitivity, the brand new Apple Pencil is “ultimate for note-taking, sketching, annotating, journaling, and extra.” Designed with a matte end and a flat aspect that magnetically attaches to the aspect of the iPad for storage, the brand new Apple Pencil pairs and fees with a USB-C cable.

“Apple Pencil has revolutionized note-taking, sketching, and illustrating, unleashing limitless potentialities for productiveness and creativity,” stated Bob Borchers, Apple’s vp of Worldwide Product Advertising and marketing. “Mixed with the flexibility of iPad, the brand new Apple Pencil unlocks one other nice choice to expertise the magic of digital handwriting, annotation, marking up paperwork, and extra.”

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What’s new with this model is that it encompasses a sliding cap with a USB-C port, enabling clients to make use of a USB-C cable to hook up with the brand new Apple Pencil for pairing and charging. When magnetically hooked up to the iPad for storage, the brand new Apple Pencil enters right into a sleep state to protect battery life.

Apple says the brand new Apple Pencil is probably the most reasonably priced mannequin it presents, making it ultimate for on a regular basis productiveness and creativity. With USB-C charging and pairing, the brand new Apple Pencil is nice for iPad (tenth technology) customers and works with all iPad fashions with a USB-C port, together with iPad Professional, iPad Air, and iPad mini.

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Though it additionally has hover help for the M2 iPad Professional, it doesn’t provide stress sensitivity, wi-fi pairing and charging, or double-tap to vary instruments. Apple additionally doesn’t present engraving with it.

This accent prices $79 – or $69 with an academic low cost. Will probably be obtainable in early November.