Apple Pencil Pro announced – Find My integration, haptic feedback, squeeze gesture and more

Apple has once again raised the bar in the realm of digital creativity with the announcement of its third-generation Apple Pencil, aptly named the Apple Pencil Pro. Unveiled during the “Let Loose” iPad event, the Apple Pencil Pro brings a host of new features and capabilities that cater to the needs of artists, designers, and anyone looking to unleash their creativity on their iPad.

Apple Pencil Pro

Priced at $129, the Apple Pencil Pro is the first significant update to the Apple Pencil series since the launch of the second-generation model in 2018. This latest iteration introduces a range of new features that make it more versatile and powerful than ever before.

$129 Apple Pencil Pro’s new “Barrel Roll” feature enhances artist control


The Apple Pencil Pro introduces a new “Barrel Roll” gyroscope feature, allowing users to change the orientation of a brush or switch between tools with a simple roll of the stylus. This feature, typically found on pens for dedicated drawing tablets, brings a new level of precision and control to the Apple Pencil Pro.

Apple Pencil Pro

Another noteworthy addition is the squeeze gesture, which lets users switch between software functions effortlessly. Whether you’re adjusting brush settings, changing line weights, or selecting colors, the squeeze gesture makes the entire process intuitive and fluid.

The Apple Pencil Pro also features haptic feedback, providing real-time touch-based responses. Whether you’re selecting or positioning an item, the haptic feedback ensures that you feel a light tap, enhancing the overall user experience.

Find My support

The Apple Pencil Pro also introduces Find My support, ensuring that you never lose track of your stylus again. With Find My integration, you can easily locate your Apple Pencil Pro if it’s misplaced, whether it’s between couch cushions or in your bag.

Apple Pencil Pro iPad


The Apple Pencil Pro is compatible with both the new iPad Pro and iPad Air, taking full advantage of the M4 chip to deliver enhanced performance and capabilities. It pairs, charges, and stores magnetically on the side of your iPad, ensuring that it’s always ready when inspiration strikes.

Apple Pencil Pro

Pricing and availability

With a price tag of $129, the Apple Pencil Pro offers unmatched value for anyone looking to take their creativity to the next level. It’s available for pre-order now and will start shipping next week.

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Asma is an editor at iThinkDifferent with a strong focus on social media, Apple news, streaming services, guides, mobile gaming, app reviews, and more. When not blogging, Asma loves to play with her cat, draw, and binge on Netflix shows.

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