Specifications Tip: Midnight Blue: Membership is free, and your security and privacy remain protected. Perhaps if you have some sort of quiet-zone zen room, soundproofed and isolated from the world so that your artistic endeavours may never be interrupted, a silent stylus will support your serenity. Join the newsletter! Bluetooth Features.
The plastic disc of the Jot Pro slides smoothly and silently across all of the glass touchscreens I tested it with. Hence, with a modern tablet such as the iPad or Microsoft Surface, you need a specially-designed capacitive stylus.
Because modern tablets support multi-touch, and will track multiple fingers on screen at once. Create beautiful sketches, inspiring paintings, and stunning illustrations wherever you are.
The downside of a capacitive stylus, compared to an active digitizer on a tablet like the Surface Pro, or a graphics tablet as sold by Wacom, is the lack of pressure-sensitivity.
Slightly more suitable for smaller 7—8in tablets , but will work with any capacitive-touchscreen device.
Adonit Jot Pro capacitive stylus This highly accurate stylus is ideal for sketching and painting on capacitive touchscreens. Quickly protect your stylus with the satisfying click of the new magnetic cap closure. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Also on Amazon: Nothing pointy enough to scratch the screen, if you were smart, but you could happily use the tip of a normal pen with the nib retracted.
Pros Highly accurate tip Low-friction design, slides cleanly on glass screens Silent when moving nib across the screen Magnetised body sticks to tablets like the iPad and Surface. However, the ball acts as a universal joint to a little 7mm-diameter clear plastic disc, which can rotate in any direction up to about 45-degrees from the vertical.
I could hold the pen at the right angle while keeping my hand well clear of the screen.