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For all intents and purposes, the stylus will operate like an S-Pen, with 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity. Better yet, the gadget will work even when the tablets’ screens are off, enabling memo storage. Further still, the pencil-looking S-Pen will allow for digital annotation of PDFs as well as outlining screenshots.
In our tests with the pencil, the 0.7mm rubber stylus does feel more like graphite on paper when pushed nib-on... but when used on the side, a little more slippery. However, it's a nice shape to hold and, well, feels like a pencil.
The obvious comparison to Apple's device comes straight to mind - while Samsung flat out denied the presence of the Apple Pencil having any bearing on their decision to make this stylus model, it's literally the Samsung Pencil to Apple's... and this time it actually looks like one.
Sadly, the two companies had nothing to say of neither when this adorably retro device would hit shelves nor how much it will cost.
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