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Apple - Apple Pencil (2nd Generation)

Model: MU8F2AM/ASKU: 6252354

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Rating 4.8 out of 5 stars with 2005 reviews

96%
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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    different than other pens

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    Heaven
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    I am used to the bamboo pen for my laptop. The bamboo has a button, the apple second gen does not. It does, however, have a double tap feature, I am getting used to that (almost like the buttons). The pen battery life seems to last me all day, and charge fairly quickly as well. The new 2nd gen goes with the newest iPad pro and is magnetic to the side. writes great and feels comfortable. I would give it a 5, but I wish there was another button meant strictly for erasing.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Soooooo much better than the first gen

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    Alfred
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    I had the first iPad Pro and I really didn’t like the pencil. It was really big where it didn’t feel very normal in the hand. It was glossy and so after a few minutes of taking notes it would get slippery. And charging it through the iPad was just bad. The new gen is much better! It’s a matte finish so a lot smoother and grippier in the hand. I believe it is a little smaller although I did not have the old pencil to compare it too... and charging the new pencil is genius!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The little details make the difference

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    Tenth
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    We have the 1st gen Apple Pencil. It works great but it was a pain to charge (having to stick it to the lightning port at the bottom of the iPad). Bought the newest iPad for gaming and drawing and I’ve heard great things about this newer pencil. It has a flat side like the old #2 pencils from school, so it doesn’t roll off a flat surface. The pencil charges directly to the side of the iPad. Heads up: If you plan on adding a screen protector to your iPad, the pencil will not work!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Wish it came in black

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    JustDoIt
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    I am a traditional artist but when I decided to buy the iPad Pro 3rd Gen... this was a must. Using this pencil there is no drag one would feel if drawing with pencil on paper. You effortless glide across the smooth screen. After a few tries you start to get the hang of it and the double tap feature is genius. I would definitely recommend for novice to professional artist. Only downfall is the color. Apple every accessory doesn’t have to be white. I prefer things in black.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Surprisingly sleek

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    Jenny
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    Disclaimer this is the only apple pencil I have owned and been in contact with... That being said I love it, the weight of it is just enough that it isn't flying away (or feels too flimsy). The feature of the magnetic charging is super easy and quick. THE DOUBLE TAP THOUGH! It makes taking notes a lot easier when you can just do the double tap and continue. It also charges relatively quickly and the battery lasts awhile- yes, we are talking DAYS, which is convenient if I forgot to charge it overnight.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Extremely useful

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    Alex
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    I’m not normally a person to use a stylus. That being said this thing is handy when doing just about any navigating on the iPad. Especially with the announcement of desktop class web browsing coming with the next update, this will help even more. Charge lasts a decent amount of time depending on the usage. Doesn’t charge as fast as the first generation, but so much better than having to spear the bottom of the iPad.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great update to the iPad Pro

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    Soccerrick
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    This is the new Apple Pencil for the late 2018 iPad Pros. The surface on this one is more matte finish and less slippery than version 1. This one has a flat surface to keep it from rolling off the desk. It charges with inductive charging by magnetically attaching to the side of the iPad. Unfortunately it is more expert than version 1. Also, this version will not work on last years model and version 1 won’t work on the 2018 iPad Pros. Otherwise, this is a great update for the iPad pros.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Apple Sharpens Its Pencil

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    Mark
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    This version of the Apple Pencil brings some great improvements. The biggest change is that it magnetically snaps to the edge of the iPad for charging--so much better than awkwardly sticking it straight out of the Lightning port. It's a bit shorter and easier to hold. And the double-tap to switch drawing tools feature is cool, if maybe a little fiddly to make work at times. It does seem to lose its charge fairly quickly, but no worries...just snap it onto the side of the iPad to charge it back up!

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great buy!

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    krazygreekguy
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    Really great accessory to the new iPad Pros. Not totally necessary if you aren’t an artist or designer, but if you’re considering an iPad Pro as a laptop replacement, it’s basically like a mouse in that sense and good for taking notes as well. It honestly depends on your preference and usage, but it works exactly as advertised and is a much better improvement in every aspect over the first generation Apple Pencil. Only real con is the price, unfortunately. Although, you do get what you pay for.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Pretty cool stuff

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    Mcolbim
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    I could not say no when offered this to pair with the IPad Pro 11”. It is amazing when trying to go as paperless as possible for college! You can use this to draw and make your notes more exciting to go over or study, I am also into photography and this little pen helps with what my chub fingers cannot. The only reason I am not giving a 5/5 is due to the rarity that the Bluetooth connection can sometimes lag, other than that, awesome!

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    So far I love it

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    Tony
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    Had this about 3 days... had the previous model on my old iPad Pro... what’s better? Mainly the grip this one has a sort of matte finish where as the old was slick as butter plus this one has a flat side which makes it easier to hold... love love love the double tap to revert to previous setting (usually eraser in my case) cant say if battery life is any different since its so new but if you have the new iPad Pro you’ll love the cool charging interface

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Very Useful to Me

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    VideoGuy
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    I am not an artist, but I love using this pencil with my iPad Pro 12.9 inch 2018 model in order to not have to carry a notepad and pen with me to meetings. Pencil is very responsive and and easy to use and pair to the iPad. The features are easy to learn, and I love that it magnetically connects to the outside of my iPad to charge. I would not recommend the Apple pencil version 1, but this version 2 is great!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it

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    Mvplatin
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    Originally thought this would be silly, but changed my mind after watching one of my students use in class. He was completely paper free for Notes, compositions, art projects. I tend to wait on tech until I see a genuine use for an accessory rather than that it’s merely cool. If you still like to write by hand, this is the way to go. My next item will be the screen protector that feels and sounds like paper.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Wonderful

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    PrincessNope
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    Right off the bat I want to say this is the first Apple pencil I've used so I have no experience with the previous version. I find the magnetic charging feature to be absolutely amazing. I keep the pencil with my iPad at all times which ensures I don't lose it. It works great, drawing in procreate and clip studio is really awesome, the pressure works so well. I'm honestly so impressed with this little pencil, it's totally changed my life in terms of creating digital art.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Love it

    Posted
    AshFlo
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    I’ve had this Apple Pencil for 3 months now and it’s still working great. I love the new double tap feature. It really saves time when I’m writing notes for class. I also like how it charges on the magnetic strip on the IPad Pro it is very convenient and I don’t have to Carry around anything extra. Also it really charges fast! Within minutes it’ll go from a zero charge to almost half. It was a great buy and a good upgrade from the first gen.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The single best accessory for an ipad pro

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    Justin
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    The apple pencil is something I wasn't sure I would be able to put to fill use, but now that I've had it for 2 months I use it for just about everything from scrolling pages on safari, taking notes in good Notes 5 and editing photos. I owned the first gen apple pencil and used it maybe once or twice and then never touched it again. But apple really put allot of thought into the second version. A must buy!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    2nd gen, better than the 1st

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    Danny
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    I’ve had the 1st generation Apple Pencil now for years and it’s been great. The interesting thing is that I didn’t really use the old pencil much because there was never really anywhere to keep it and charging it was a pain. I’ve found myself using this new pencil all the time because it’s right there charged and ready. It also stays synced with the iPad. Apple made all the right changes on this new pencil that I believe were necessary!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Better Than the Original

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    DaveChap
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    I've been drawing with the original Apple Pencil since 2015 and this new model feels like a great upgrade. No more sticking it into the lighting port to charge. This is much more elegant—and because it's always attached until I need it, it's always charged. It feels better in your hand (not as slick as the original) and makes the screen feel a bit more like paper than glass. Perhaps that has something to do with the glass itself too—but it's less like writing on glass than the original.

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works well, no eraser, double tap stop

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    Mattmo91
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    Pencil is great. Feels nice in the hand but a little slippery, not a big deal. They have rubber covers you can buy. It responds well on the surface and is accurate. I wish it had an eraser but that's my preference. And the double tap feature gets annoying on the Prcoreate app. I'm sure I could disable it but I havent tried, so that's on me but it is very sensitive. Overall that's why I give it 4 stars. Just my opinion so take it with a grain of salt. Take care.

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  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome

    Posted
    Lynn
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    The new Apple Pencil is a huge upgrade over the first generation. It is much more balanced in my hand and the ability to tap the pencil and change between writing and erasing is very convenient. Due to its lighter weight and smaller size than the previous generation, writing feels much more natural. I do not have small hands (unlike some executives). The main downside is that it is not backwards compatible with older iPad pros.

    I would recommend this to a friend