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Apple Pencil with USB-C introduced

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Yesterday Apple unveiled a new Apple Pencil with USB-C and a cheaper price. Here you can read what it can do and where you have to cut back a little.

Apple has now given all iPads the angular look that was first introduced with the iPad Pro introduced in 2018. This model also came with a new Apple Pencil with a matte surface, which magnetically sticks to the side of the tablet and charges there. The only iPad that is not compatible with the newer version of the pen is the tenth generation iPad (unnamed). That's why Apple has kept the first generation Apple Pencil in its range until now.

Now the company introduced a new version of the yesterday Proproduct that is similar in appearance, material and functionality to the newer stylus, but also has some features for a cheap one Proproduct price gives up.

Better compatibility

The Apple Pencil with USB-C is not only compatible with all models with which the second generation also works, but also with the iPad 10 mentioned at the beginning. It also adheres magnetically to the housing, but does not charge there. There is a USB-C port hidden under the cap with the logo, which can only be pushed back and not removed, which is also used for couplingproprocess is used. The original Apple Pencil is still here for older iPads and the iPad 10.

The new generation has a fairly affordable price, which is why some compromises had to be made in terms of features. Therefore, in addition to charging on the device, print recognition, double-tapping and printing your own engraving are not supported.

Apple Pencil (USB-C) features

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Apple Pencil (USB-C): Pricing and availability

The new pen will be available from the beginning of November for a price of 95 euros. Meanwhile, the second generation costs 149 euros and the original model costs 119 euros.

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