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Microsoft - Surface Pen - Silver

Model: 3UY-00001SKU: 6725134

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Rating 4.4 out of 5 stars with 270 reviews

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  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Works Great

    Posted
    Squirrel2015
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    This pen is heavier than a normal pen, and sometimes the buttons get in my way. It's also a little costly, and I have a tendency to loose things but so far I have been lucky. As a student, the pen is a MUST and should come with the Surface. This pen is connected by Bluetooth to your tablet, which may take more battery but honestly the battery lasts me 6-8 hours so its not a big deal. I just re-read the description and see it says "over 250 levels of pressure sensitivity and Palm Block technology", I'm not sure what this is really about...all I know is that it does what I want it to do! I love that OneNote knows the difference between my finger and the pen so I can scroll with my fingers and write with the pen (on the old surface I had to change to "type" every time I needed to scroll or it just scribbled all over the sides of my notes).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good addition to Surface

    Posted
    HomeMediaUser
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    I like the MS Note function on the top of the pen, but wish it was also an eraser. The two buttons on the side, are hard to get used to...no natural way to press buttons while using pen. The material and weight is great...doubt it is scratch resistant. I have used digitizer pens for many years so I know the tip will get worn out easily. I have used mine for 6 months but don't have any visible wear and tear yet. Nowhere to connect to the Surface chassis. The pen loop does the job, but is not aesthetically pleasing at all. The pen does magnetically connect to the "base" if you're using the Surface with no keyboard or no cover. Overall good product; but at the regular retail price of $50 is pretty steep, so keep a good track of it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good Stylus

    Posted
    canesfan
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    The product is just about the greatest stylus I've ever used. The angles at which one can write/draw, the feeling/feedback that one experiences, even the weighting of the device all make for a great experience altogether. I've used many a styli, as well as every type of stylus. Including Microsoft's Surface Pen (albeit the older generation and not the new one released with the Surface Pro 4, so I cannot compare to it), Samsung's S-pen (3 generations, both tablet and phone iterations), and all of the regular to specialized tipped capacitive styli. None compare to the Apple Pencil. It is, admittedly, stupidly expensive, but it is also the best device if it's kind in my experience and humble opinion.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    This WILL help to keep your screen clean

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    NanaPatti
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    I had gotten a Surface 3 for my birthday from my husband. Once when you start to use the screen you realize how messy it can get with smudges and fingerprints and what not. I decided that I should get the Surface Pen, since I know my husband will use the Surface as well as I will, and his fingers a larger than mine and I know he'll be hitting more than one spot on the screen. The Surface Pen has resolved the larger finger problem, along with keeping the screen cleaner with less smudges and finger prints on it. I also like how the pen has a Velcro stick on holder for it, so it shouldn't get lost. The pen also has a clip on the end like a ball point pen.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    If you bought the Surface 3, you MUST get this!

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    hayagro
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    We had bought the Surface 3 and accompanying keyboard, but went back the next day to get the pen. After using the Surface, we thought that having the pen would enhance the experience - and it certainly does. You can accomplish so much more with the pen. Things like taking notes, editing and annotating documents, working on different applications like PowerPoint, the possibilities are endless. Surface 3 isn't complete without this, be it for a student, professional work, of even just personal. It recognizes hand writing and turns it into typed text, even! If you get it, look up different uses online, it can be very helpful. Highly recommended.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Great quality with 1 flaw

    Posted
    Johndoe
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    A great pen with high grade machine aluminum. However the pen has one flaw. The tip itself is a cheap plastic substance. With over 100 hours of tapping and writing, Mine fractured and was left with no tip. This has happened with 2 pens now. I am an IT computer analyst with many years in the trade so I know how to "tap with the correct force" on the screen. Other than that, being a best buy elite member, best buy swapped it out for me and I was on my way with no fuss in 5 mins. This is a nice pen great feel, but bad manufactured tip. I would still reccomend however, let's just hope you have better luck than me.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 3 out of 5 stars

    Hate it or Love it?

    Posted
    YohanW123
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    I have a LOVE/HATE relationship with this pen. The PRO.... Works great with the Surface pro 3, awesome with OneNote. Its okay using it with Adobe CC mainly lightroom and photoshop. Cons, not 1:1 like wacom tablets are with Adobe CC, can't be used with Illustrator. Battery life on the pen are subpar, and they use TWO types of batteries. One set of batteries for the pen top button, which only opens ONe Note, which never works. Secondly, the pen uses AAAA(old phone and camera batteries), batteries which are very hard to find because no has LAN line phones anymore, so good luck. Maybe the second gen will be better

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Surface Pen

    Posted
    Kewine
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    This is an overall good pen for the Surface 3. I had to purchase another one since the original that came with my unit I had lost the spring and the pen will not function without. I would have rated it a 5 had it not been for this short coming. Microsoft needs to come up with a solution for this issue since if you have to change the batteries the spring comes out very easily and can get lost. Other then that if functions very well. The only other comment I would make is that the cost is high for what you are getting.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Works well

    Posted
    SurfaceOwner
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    This is a great device for writing on the screen and it works very well with one note. I especially like how easy it is to see where the pen is contacting the screen precisely because the tip is so narrow at the end. The only problem that I've had with it was difficulty connecting to my surface Pro, but they seem to have gotten this resolved. The tip also wore out quickly on my first one but I contacted Microsoft and they sent me some replacement tips. Overall, a great product that I use very frequently.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    hit and miss

    Posted
    Erin
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    I do a lot of Excel work, and use a Surface Pro exclusively. When this stylus works it is like magic. Don't even think of using a Surface without one, especially if you work in Excel. My silver stylus works great, but I have a red stylus that has to be reset about once an hour. (Neither is the original. Dog ate that one and I found out how impossible it is to use Surface without a stylus)

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great Pen, Easy to Use

    Posted
    jenk
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    The Surface would still be usable without this pen, but the pen makes using the Surface so much better. This pen is easy to use, and figuring out how to use the buttons on it was a snap. My Surface Pro 3 came with its own pen, so if you're looking at a Surface Pro - you don't need to buy a pen separately. If you're looking at buying a Surface, then you need to buy a pen separately.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Great for Surface Pro 3

    Posted
    Nancy
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    I originally purchased this as a replacement for my Surface Pro Pen. When I realized that they are not interchangeable I gave this one to my son as a spare for the one that comes with the Surface Pro 3. This is a great tool. Unfortunately for me Microsoft has quick making the ones for the Surface Pro and there are limited used ones for sale and they have gouged the price to twice as much as the originals.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good Pen, Somewhat Flimsy Plastics

    Posted
    Curt
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    It's a Surface Pen - it works well, it tracks well. It uses a AAAA battery (that is not a typo) to power the main pen and two very small batteries to power the top button. The criticism I have is that the plastic above the AAAA battery port can be easily cracked if you're not careful, so take care of the pen and make sure it isn't somewhere it could be easily damaged.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Good stylus

    Posted
    Ticktock
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    Works well. I did buy an open box unit. It took a little while to get it going because the spring in the battery compartment fell out when I opened it. I spent time wondering how the cover could make connection with the battery. I almost returned it until I found the spring laying on the couch. Once I got that worked out, everything started working, and I am quite happy with it.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Awesome pen

    Posted
    GreyGhost
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    The Surface Pro 3 is a workhorse and can get the job done. It works very well and its very adept at business work-based projects. The pen is a godsend and works extremely well. Overall, the pen is light weight and feels like a real pen and acts like a real pen so that notes can be taken naturally and converted to text very easily. Overall, a great product that I would highly recommend.

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 2 out of 5 stars

    Just upgrade

    Posted
    Sall
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    This pen is just ok. The bluetooth aspect of the pen is great for palm detection. Due to the way the two side buttons are positioned, they seem to get in the way of my fingers and accidentally end up pressing them. Additionally, the pen feels like writing with a fine-point whiteboard marker rather than a pen. For those very reasons I chose to upgrade to the pen 3 instead.

    No, I would not recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Silver Surface Pen Rocks!

    Posted
    Xbox
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    I am glad they did black, blue, and red surface pens with the Surface 3. I have the Cyan Keyboard and didn't really want black or red and the blue was too dark and would have clashed. I thought the silver was awesome looking when it first came out with the surface 3. I love how the One Note button is purple which pops. The pen is amazing and is a must buy for Surface owners!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

    Good key feel / Takes some getting used to

    Posted
    chamo
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    Keys have good feedback when pressing them, it just takes some time getting used to a thing keyboard as it lays lower on the desk/table (a very small price to pay for basically not increasing the size of the "laptop"). It protects the screen when closed and doesn't add weight or size. Connects easily and it started working immediately (no setting up, pairing, etc).

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    The Perfect Compliment to the Surface 3!

    Posted
    Brandon2587
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    When I purchased the Microsoft surface 3, I didn't purchase the pen with it because I figured it wasn't needed but after reading reviews I had to pick this up and when I did, WOW! It blew me away with its advanced technology and it is so smooth and works perfect, I'm able to jot down notes for class and highlight key points and scroll seamlessly thanks to the pen!

    I would recommend this to a friend

  • Rating: 5 out of 5 stars

    Must have for Surface 3!

    Posted
    jhdezjr
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    Purchased the Surface Pen for my Surface 3 since I use it for school. Use OneNote from time to time to take notes while in class and also annotate and highlight important relevant information since I'm very forgetful. I love how accurate and precise this pen is. If you're considering purchasing a Surface 3 this is a must have.

    I would recommend this to a friend