Question: Is The Apple Pencil Worth It?

The Apple Pencil isn’t for everyone, but the way that productivity apps (including Apple iWork apps) and creative apps have shifted to accommodate the Apple Pencil tells us that the device is a great fit for the right user.

It’s definitely worth a look.

Do you really need the Apple pencil?

Not everyone needs to use an Apple Pencil, but you’ll get a lot of use out of one if you frequently find yourself in the situations below. First, as a rule of thumb, if you’ve never found yourself thinking that some iPad activity would be easier if you only had a pen, you probably don’t need an Apple Pencil.

Is the Apple pencil worth it for note taking?

I LOVE my apple pencil. I like to draw a lot, so for me it’s worth it. If you just want a stylus for highlighting, and writing, and you think Apple Pencil is out of your budget, I would go for a different stylus, there are a few alternatives that are much cheaper, and can do the job. Yes it is!

What can you do with an Apple pencil?

Use Apple Pencil. You can use Apple Pencil to write, markup, and draw with built-in apps and apps from the App Store. With some apps, like Notes, you can draw and sketch with an Apple Pencil. With iPadOS, move the redesigned tool palette around the screen or minimize it so you have more space to draw and sketch.

Why is the Apple pencil so expensive?

Instead Apple would have determined the value of the pencil by taking into account that: It’s aimed primarily at the creative industry. The Apple Pencil is a complex piece of technology which would have cost Apple a lot of money to develop, but has a relatively small market from which to recover these costs.

Is there an alternative to the Apple pencil?

Adonit Pixel Stylus ($62)

The Adonit Pixel is a good, premium alternative to the Apple Pencil. It’s pressure sensitive, it has two built-in shortcut buttons, and it has a palm rejection feature that filters out any accidental touchscreen inputs.

Do I need an Apple pencil for my iPad?

Not everyone needs to use an Apple Pencil, but you’ll get a lot of use out of one if you frequently find yourself in the situations below. First, as a rule of thumb, if you’ve never found yourself thinking that some iPad activity would be easier if you only had a pen, you probably don’t need an Apple Pencil.