Rumor: Apple Pencil May Be Coming To The iPhone

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In response to unnamed trade sources who've been chatting with The Korea Herald, Apple is contemplating providing a stylus that's able to working with the iPhone for the primary time.

The stylus, believed to be an iteration of the Apple Pencil, would possible require an all-new iPhone with a view to work due to the display screen expertise required. Due to this, the Apple Pencil solely works with the iPad Professional somewhat than different gadgets within the iPad line, not to mention the iPhone.

In response to the sources, Apple is claimed to favor a stylus of the “supercapacitor stylus kind” so as to have the ability to provide a cheap resolution. This selection would additionally distinction with Samsung’s Galaxy Be aware pen, which is predicated on electromagnetic resonance expertise. The Galaxy Be aware is at present the one smartphone provided with a stylus as a key differentiator, one thing that sees the handset proceed to carry one thing of a cult following regardless of the mess that was the Galaxy Be aware 7’s launch and subsequent recall.

Apple is mulling one thing that its late founder Steve Jobs had outright rejected — including a stylus to its iPhone, in line with trade sources on Oct. 13.

“Apple is getting ready to launch the telephone as early as 2019,” an trade supply instructed The Investor on situation of anonymity. “It is usually in talks with a few stylus makers for a partnership.”

Apple first launched the Apple Pencil alongside the iPad Professional two years in the past now and has up to now resisted the temptation to supply a stylus for its smartphones. Nevertheless, with Samsung having a portion of the market all to itself, it might stand to cause that Apple would a minimum of work on the thought of providing a competing product.

Former Apple CEO Steve Jobs famously derided the usage of a stylus with a smartphone, however as everyone knows, in these days stylus was primarily used as enter mechanism for navigating person interface on touchscreen telephones somewhat than fingers that we're so accustomed to as of late. A stylus in 2017, like Apple Pencil, is extra about drawing, annotation and different inventive works somewhat than navigating the person interface.

(Supply: The Investor)

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