“Pencil,” a smartly designed iPad stylus made for sketching

Tuesday, November 19, 2013
By OP Editor

New beautifully designed iPad stylus from FiftyThree, the creators of Paper sketching app for Apple tablet.

Pencil iPad stylus

“Pencil” from FiftyThree is a stylus with carpenter pencil form designed to work with their “Paper” iPad sketching app. It also works with other apps and even other devices such as an iPhone as a regular capacitive display stylus. Here’s a demo video:

Pencil stylus features

  • Palm rejection
  • Eraser built in
  • Use your finger to blend
  • Easy setup: press Pencil’s tip to iPad screen running Paper app to pair
  • Charges fully from USB port in under 90 minutes, and delivers power for up to a month of normal use
  • Non rolling due to carpenter pencil form

Note: “Palm Rejection, Erase, and Blend work only with Paper, but Pencil also works well as a non-connected stylus in any other app and on any touchscreen device.” Many of the iPhone and iPad accessories makers work with third party apps to add support for their hardware. I hope they let other app makers add support in the future.

Launch price of Paper stylus: $49.99 for metal version, $59.99 for walnut version. Neat feature: The Walnut version has an integrated magnet, which sticks on your iPad.

Done with your sketch? You can print a Moleskine book straight within the Paper app.

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