Well it’s not a Bamboo stylus exactly it’s just the name, but the way that reads it sounds like Wacom just introduced a stylus made of bamboo. The stylus is actually called the feel and it’s made for pretty much any tablet out there, not just an iPad. There are two of them actually and the feel is priced at $79.95 which I think is outrageous for a stylus, but hey who am I to judge right?!
Today Wacom® announces Bamboo Stylus feel, a new addition to the Bamboo Stylus family that features two digital pens with Wacom’s patented EMR (Electro-Magnetic Resonance) technology for tablets that integrate Wacom feel IT into their designs, such as the Samsung® Galaxy Note 10.1. Marketed under the Bamboo Stylus feel brand, these high-quality, pressure-sensitive pens provide precise note-taking, sketching and navigating for mobile device users seeking a natural-feeling experience.
Different from Wacom’s capacitive Bamboo Styluses available for iPad, iPhone and other touchscreens, the Bamboo Stylus feel delivers a powerful combination of “active” pen and sensor technology for a digital pen experience that emulates the feel of a traditional ball-point pen or pencil. Pen and tablet communicate with each other via electromagnetic signals, an ingenious and intuitive technology created by Wacom and highly coveted by millions of users worldwide.
Availability and Price
Bamboo Stylus feel , available January 7th In North America on Wacom’s eStore and at select retailers, is being offered in two high-quality versions. The carbon fiber pen (available in smart executive-silver/black) is priced at $79.95 USD. The second pen, priced at $39.95 USD, will be available in both black and white versions. Both pens have a smooth coating on the tip, which feels incredibly comfortable and natural to use on the screen. Nib replacements are included inside the retail packaging.