(Pocket-lint) - Are you looking for a deal on the Apple Pencil? Normally we'd say good luck with that, as Apple deals are few and far between, but you're in luck.
The original Apple Pencil, which supports the sixth-generation iPad and iPad Pro models released before last year, is $20 off on Amazon US. Its regular price is $99. Now, at $79.88, it’s one of the best deals we've seen on Apple's first stylus. The main difference between this model and the newer one that released with the 2018 iPad Pro is that it wirelessly charges via magnetically attaching to the tablet.
The original Apple Pencil, on the other hand, needs to be plugged in to a port to charge. But it's also currently $50 cheaper than Apple's latest accessory. Plus, the second-generation Pencil only works with new iPad Pro models. So, if you have an older iPad Pro, want to save some money and don't care about the ability to wirelessly charge, we recommend heading over to Amazon and grabbing this deal.
Compared to other, third-party styluses for the iPad, the Apple Pencil gets you fancy features like precise control over pressure and tilt sensitivity. We have this guide on how Apple Pencil compares to cheaper styluses like the Logitech Crayon. We also did a life-drawing at the Royal Academy with an iPad Pro and this exact version of the Apple Pencil, so be sure to read that to see how we got along with it.