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Want an Apple Pencil alternative? We found one that costs $40

Featuring tilt functions and palm rejection, this digital pen lets you write and draw on screens the same way you would on paper.
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When styluses were first introduced for touchscreens, it was to fulfill a critical need: achieving a more precise touch than was possible for human fingers. Unfortunately, they started out a little chunky and expensive, and it took far longer than expected to remedy both of those issues. Fortunately, you can now get an affordable, fully-featured user-friendly digital stylus for $39.99.

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Rated 5 stars in our store, the Digi Pen has a 1.2mm fine tip and has been upgraded so that the stylus has higher pixel precision, sensitivity, and better durability. Featuring palm rejection technology, the Digi Pen allows you to write on screens just like you'd write on paper, so you don't have to tweak your hands at weird angles. Verified customer Mark K. shared, "I like the dual nature of this stylus. It is very comfortable to hold while doing crossword puzzles."

There is also a tilt function, so you can tilt the stylus at various angles to draw strokes with different depths and thicknesses. With no skips, scratches, and lagging, the Digi Pen is ideal for digital writing, sketching, drawing, and painting on your favorite iPad or tablet.

This Digi Pen was designed to include magnetic absorption, so it will not roll or get lost. Additionally, the pen's body is made from aluminum alloy material that is very sleek and perfectly comfortable because it is neither too heavy nor too light.

There are three power indicator lights, so you will always know the Digi Pen's power status. It also has an upgraded touch switch, making it more difficult to accidentally turn the pen on and off. Instead, simply touch the switch twice to turn the pen on and off.

Naturally, the Digi Pen is rechargeable. A full charge takes about an hour and lasts up to 20 hours. It has four replacement tips, a pencil tip cover, and a USB-C charging cable.

If you are looking for a digital stylus pen that is comfortable to use and has upgraded features, get the Digi Pen for iPads and other tablets today while it's on sale for only $39.99, which is down 59% from the original MSRP of $99.

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