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Apple recently added the second-generation Apple Pencil to its online store for refurbished products in the United States, offering the accessory at a discounted price for the first time.

Apple is selling the second-generation Apple Pencil for $109, which is a $20 discount off of the original $129 price. $109 is the lowest price that we've seen on the Apple Pencil 2, so Apple's deal is solid for anyone looking to pick up a new Apple Pencil.

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The Apple Pencil 2 is compatible with the 2018 11-inch iPad Pro and the 2018 12.9-inch iPad Pro only. All other iPad models that support the Apple Pencil work with the original Apple Pencil, not the second-generation version.

Next-generation iPad Pro models that are in development will also likely be compatible with Apple Pencil 2.

Compared to the original Apple Pencil, the Apple Pencil 2 does away with the Lightning port at the top of the device, instead charging wirelessly via the iPad Pro itself through a magnetic connection.

The second-generation Apple Pencil also supports gestures, so with a tap, you can change brushes or quickly switch from a brush to an eraser without having to pick up the pencil and select a new tool.

Article Link: Apple Pencil 2 Now Available From Apple's Refurbished Store for $109
 
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GeoStructural

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Literally the most advanced, best pencil available today with the lowest latency by far, especially with the iOS 13 update. I'd love for it to be cheaper too but I don't think people appreciate the tech in products like this, or HomePod.

You definitely do not know the market... ever heard of Wacom? Adobe Ink? Adonit?
 
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newellj

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The places that second hand pencil might have been...

No thanks I’d rather spend 20$ more on a new pencil.

Really. How do you "refurbish" a pencil? Maybe replace the battery? Or maybe they're just perfectly functional returns that have been checked and repackaged?
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No. Just bc it’s on the rerub site, doesn’t mean a new one is coming soon. Apple has to resell those returns somehow.

Yes, I think that's it.
 
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JPSaltzman

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When I think of the time from when the Pencil 2 was released, to how many subsequent updates/remakes of the iPad (all versions) have been released in the meantime ... and yet it *still* only works on 2 models?

That's what's shameful.
 
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PickUrPoison

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When I think of the time from when the Pencil 2 was released, to how many subsequent updates/remakes of the iPad (all versions) have been released in the meantime ... and yet it *still* only works on 2 models?

That's what's shameful.
Magnetic attachment and inductive charging are features reserved for Pro models. So is FaceID and some other things.

Why is that “shameful”? You pay more, you get more.
 
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fmcshan

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I love the features and capability of my 2nd gen Apple Pencil! So excited for lower latency in iPadOS!
 
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