Technology has given birth to new gadgets such as tablets and smartphones, which offer a variety of features and have taken today’s market by storm. Of course, product makers are also coming up with different accessories to help users optimize the functions of their gadgets.
One of these accessories is the stylus, which allows users to draw or input commands into their devices. What is the best stylus for drawing, you asked? That’s what we are going to find out!
The three products for review promise to be the perfect companion for your tablets and smartphones. They all claim to provide a real-life writing and drawing experience and ease of use. Well, we’ll be the judge of that!
MEKO Universal Stylus
The Meko Universal Stylus promises to be the perfect companion of many touchscreen devices such as Kindle, Apple iPad, iPhone, and Samsung Galaxy, among others. It is made from aluminum and stainless steel with no plastic parts, which provides users with a real-pen feeling.
The product measures 5.5 inches in length, 0.35 inch in pen tube diameter, 0.27 inch for disc diameter that has a 2-mm rubber point and 0.24 inches in fiber tip diameter. It weighs 24 grams.
It boasts of having a transparent disc, allowing users to see where they are making their mark as well as providing an accurate point. It has a replaceable tip feature to help extend the life of the stylus.
The product maker advises users to clean the screen of the device as well as the disc of the stylus before using to avoid scratching of the device’s screen.
The package comes with two pieces of the stylus, four pieces of replacement disc tips, and two pieces of replacement of fiber tip.
- Compatible with a wide range of devices
- Clear disc to allow users to see and make their marks precisely
- Replaceable tip
- Made from aluminum and stainless; no plastic
- Disc tip does not follow or register properly
- Easily comes apart
- The assembly around the soft tip separates easily from the cap.
- Tip bends constantly
- Caps keep falling off
- Only works well if the screen is perfectly perpendicular to the stylus
- Not good for writing
Mixoo Capacitive Stylus Pen
The Mixoo Capacitive Stylus Pen promises to provide a pen-like writing experience for smartphone and tablet users. It is made from weighted aluminum barrels and stainless steel. It has a fiber-tipped head on one end and a screw cap with a silicon disc stylus on the other. Both ends are replaceable.
This stylus has a transparent disc for better accuracy and flexibility since users can see through the pen and directly to the screen. It has a rubberized grooved grip for comfortable use.
The product measures 5.5 inches in length, 0.35 inch in pen tube diameter, 0.27 inch in disc diameter, and 0.24 inch in fiber tip diameter. It weighs 24 grams.
This product is compatible with Apple iPads and iPhones, Kindle, Kindle Paperwhite and Kindle Fire, as well as Android-operated devices. It also promises to work with other smartphones and touchscreen smartphones.
The manufacturer advises user not to cut the plastic blob found on one of the tips so that the stylus will work correctly. Plus, users are warned that the pen might have reduced sensitivity when used with tablets with special materials on their protective cases.
The product comes with one fine point disc tip styles, two extra replacement tips, and one spare replacement fiber tip. The product maker also promises 30-day money back guarantee.
- Can work with a wide range of tablets and smartphones
- Made from aluminum and stainless steel
- Fiber-tipped head and another end with silicon disc stylus covered by a cap
- Transparent disc for better accuracy and flexibility
- Rubberized grooved grip for a comfortable use
- 30-day money back guarantee
- Too short
- Too thick
- Small rubber tip breaks easily
- Fine tip barely works
- Hardly works with Apple products
- Does not work with special covers
Huion Battery Pen P68 Digital Pen Stylus
The Huion Battery Pen P68 Digital Pen Stylus promises to work on all Huion Pen Graphics tablets with a few exceptions such as the Q11K, G10T and the pen displays from the same brand.
This stylus runs on one AAA battery and comes with an ON and OFF button found on top of the pen. There are also two pen buttons that are both customizable. It also boasts of an electromagnetic digitizer technology.
Using the digital pen requires unscrewing of the item, placing an AAA battery and the pole to the tip of the pen, and turning the power on.
This product is also compatible with some UC-Logic and Lapazz graphics tablet, Trust tablets, Monoprice, Manhattan, Genius Sketch and Iball Pen tablet.
The product manufacturer promises a one-year warranty.
- Works with most Huion graphics tablets and pen displays
- ON and OFF button
- Customizable buttons
- Electromagnetic digitizer technology
- Works with other brands like UC-Logic, Lapazz, Trust, Monoprice, Manhattan, Genius Sketch and Iball
- One year manufacturer warranty
- Pen breaks easily
- Not compatible with many devices
Best Stylus for Drawing
Finding the best stylus for drawing is a hard task. The three products reviewed above claim to be a standout in the competitive market for stylus with their various features. However, none of them seem to deliver on their promises.
The Meko Universal Stylus and the Mixoo Capacitive Stylus Pen are highly similar in their designs as both have replaceable discs and the transparent discs for precision and accuracy purposes. Plus, both products promise to work with a wide range of brands of smartphones and tablets, but the durability of the products are questionable. The Mixoo Capacitive Stylus Pen might be the better option of the two only because its product maker offers a 30-day money back guarantee.
Unfortunately, we cannot say that the Huion Battery Pen P68 Digital Pen Stylus is the best either since the product breaks easily and cannot be used with so many other products. If one is looking for a reliable and durable stylus pen for drawing, then he or she is better off looking for other products on the market since these three are unlikely to last long.