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Is The New iPad Pro Pencil worth it? Apple Pencil Pro FAQ

Is The New iPad Pro Pencil worth it? Apple Pencil Pro FAQ

By elago blog on June 06, 2024

Apple recently held its highly anticipated event, unveiling a range of groundbreaking updates and products designed to push the boundaries of technology and user experience. The standout announcement was the introduction of the Apple Pencil Pro, alongside updates to the iPad Pro M4 and the iPad Air M2.

Key Highlights

At the event, Apple showcased several new devices and features:

  1. iPad Pro M4: The latest iPad Pro models boast significant upgrades, including the powerful M4 chip and an OLED display that enhances visual clarity and performance.
  2. iPad Air M2: This new model is now the thinnest and lightest iPad Air, featuring a larger display and upgraded processor, making it more versatile for various applications.
  3. Apple Pencil Pro: A new Apple Pencil that is only compatible with the new iPad models

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What's new about the Apple Pencil Pro?

  1. Haptic Feedback: One of the most notable features is the built-in haptic engine. This provides tactile feedback, allowing users to feel a response when they use gestures like squeeze or double-tap. This makes the drawing and writing experience more intuitive and engaging, and digital drawing apps like Procreate have already integrated the functionality into their software.
  2. Squeeze Gesture: Inspired by the functionality found in AirPods Pro, the Pencil Pro includes a squeeze gesture that opens a palette of tools, allowing for quick and seamless switching between different functions.
  3. Find My Integration: The Pencil Pro can be tracked using Apple's Find My app, ensuring that users can easily locate it if misplaced.
  4. Magnetic Attachment and Charging: It attaches magnetically to the side of compatible iPads, enabling automatic pairing and wireless charging. This feature enhances convenience and ensures that the Pencil is always ready for use.

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Is the new Apple Pencil Pro compatible with older iPads?

The new Apple Pencil Pro is incompatible with the earlier models of the iPad pro, Similarly, the second generation Apple Pencils will not work with the new iPads.

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Will elago Apple Pencil 2 cases work with the Apple Pencil Pro? 

Yes! All of our accessories initially released for the Apple Pencil 2 with magnetic charging are compatible wit the brand new Apple Pencil Pro. 

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Looking for more iPad and Apple Pencil accessories? Check out our complete shopping guide for inspiration!