Apple has reportedly been working on offering an affordable pencil, codenamed Marker, to its users. However, development has now been said to have been delayed as the Cupertino-based tech giant has scrapped all plans to launch the Apple Pencil, even though it is gearing up for a launch in September 2023 at the iPhone maker’s biggest annual event. The proposed Apple Pencil could come with a USB Type-C charging port, along with a Lightning cable. The company has not made any announcements about this product yet.
According to a post on Chinese Weibo first observerApple has been working on launching an affordable Apple Pencil, which features iPhone compatibility with support for charging via a USB Type-C port. Meanwhile, the existing Apple Pencil charges via a lightning cable so the company is very affordable. iPad Wi-Fi It now uses a USB Type C port, which makes the iPad invest an extra $9 (roughly Rs. 750) to buy an extra dongle.
Unfortunately, Apple has reportedly canceled all of its plans to launch the product, which is said to be launched next year. As per the report, Apple’s planned $50 (roughly Rs. 4,100) version of the Apple Pencil was codenamed Marker. According to the report, it appears that the affordable Apple Pencil could cut corners by removing features such as pressure-sensing technology and a built-in battery. The iPhone maker has chosen to develop a chip that can be used to operate a stylus through the connected display, similar to the technology seen on iPhone Samsung S-Pen models.
However, Apple hasn’t made any official announcements about the launch or putting the affordable Apple Pencil on the shelves yet, and we might have to wait until next year’s September event to find out if these rumors are true.
It used to be Apple observer Apply for a renewed patent that would support the Apple Pencil on top of the MacBook keyboard. Claims include the ability to hold or magnetically secure the Pencil when placed in the storage area and to use the Pencil as a function key while in the chassis. The patent, first filed by the iPhone and Macbook maker last year, envisions the Pencil as a replacement for the row of function keys.
According to another Report By Patently Apple, the Cupertino, California-based company may have added 20 new patent claims about the stylus. The patent states that the input device can be stored in a recess in the keyboard housing or chassis.