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Apple may not launch the awesome Apple Pencil with the upcoming iPhone

Tech giant Apple has reportedly dropped its plan to bring a $49 Pencil with the new iPhone. The Apple Pencil lacks pressure-sensing capabilities or a rechargeable battery to save money, but instead used a built-in chip to power the stylus through the iPad or iPhone screen, according to reports. Mac rumors. Also Read – Apple introduces a new battery saver mode to watchOS 9

Apple may abandon plans to launch a new Pencil

The unreleased Apple Pencil will cost $49, which is significantly less than the costs of the first-generation and second-generation models, which are $99 and $129, respectively. Also Read – Qualcomm will remain Apple’s primary 5G modem supplier for iPhones

The tech giant was supposed to unveil the new Apple Pencil, codenamed “Maker,” or more likely “Marker,” at its September 2022 event. The report further reveals that the Apple Pencil lacks pressure-sensing technology or a rechargeable battery to bring down the price. . Instead, the onboard chip was rumored to be used to power this stylus across the iPad or iPhone screen. For the uninitiated, Samsung also uses a similar concept.

The company supposedly went so far as to produce over a million accessories, only to cancel the launch at the last minute for some unknown reason, the report said.

In February of last year, the tech giant with iPadOS 14.5 beta expanded Apple Pencil “Scribble” support for German, French, Spanish, Italian and Portuguese.

Before that, the company added an Apple Pencil feature called “Scribble” with iPadOS 14, which allows users to write in any text field on the iPad, with handwritten text automatically converted to typed text.

When Scribble first launched, it was limited to only English and Chinese.

– With input from IANS