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This Budget Apple Pencil Alternative Is Down to Just $22 on Amazon

It even offers tilt sensitivity and magnetic charging.

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The Apple Pencil is an impressive tool for anyone with one of the best iPads, because it allows for pixel-perfect control of the device that's impossible to mimic with your fingers. It makes it easier to write, draw and do plenty of other things. Apple's own styluses are fairly expensive, but there are alternatives and Ugreen's is an affordable option. It's down to just $22 thanks to a discount and a clip coupon on Amazon, making it one of the cheapest choices. Despite its low price, it's not lacking in features. 

The Ugreen pencil offers many of the same features as the first-party Apple Pencil, and it's compatible with a long list of iPads, including most models released from 2018 onwards, but check the full list on Amazon. It's capable of incredible precision and still offers palm rejection. It also offers tilt sensitivity, which makes it feel more like an actual pencil when in use. It's great for artistic people who want to alter the width of their strokes in a more natural way. It doesn't have the pressure sensitivity of the Apple Pencil, so do keep that in mind. 

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A surprise inclusion at this price is magnetic wireless charging and pairing, the same sort of experience you'd get with an Apple Pencil 2. Plus, it has a built-in USB-C port for fast charging, as well. The battery life is pretty impressive at up to 12 hours on a full charge, and it comes with three replacement nibs, which will help the pencil itself have a longer lifespan. It's definitely one of the best alternative Apple Pencil deals going on right now. 

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