What are the best phones with stylus?

Nearly all smartphone touch screens are usable with just your fingers, but here times when you need better precision than your fingertips. Using a stylus is great for accurately tapping on specific areas of your screen. Here is a list of some great styluses to consider buying.

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    #1Samsung Galaxy Note 9

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9

    Samsung Galaxy Note 9 is a Samsung smartphone with a stylus pen that can be used for Samsung Notes, drawing, and more. The Samsung Galaxy phone also includes a wide-angle rear dual camera and an 8-megapixel front camera.

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    Jane Chapman
    Written on January 24, 2019
    "I'm a fan of the Samsung Galaxy Note series primarily of their stylus feature. I find it easier to use Samsung with stylus for easier navigation on it."
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    #2LG Stylo 4

    LG Stylo 4

    LG Stylo 4 is an Android smartphone and is one of the LG phones with a stylus. The phone has a fingerprint sensor, accelerometer, panorama, and HDR. The LG Phone can store up to 32GB  memory worth of content.

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    Roger Brooks
    Written on January 24, 2019
    "LG stylo 4 is really among the best smartphones with stylus pen in the market. So finally after much research, I bought this one. Best decision ever!!!"
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    #3LG Stylo™ 3 Plus

    LG Stylo™ 3 Plus

    LG Stylo™ 3 Plus is a smartphone with stylus that has a 13-megapixel rear camera and 5-megapixel front camera with Gesture Shot. The embedded stylus pen that comes with the phone can be used for calligraphy, notes, quick memo, and more.

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    $225

    Joe Green
    Written on January 24, 2019
    "Got this as a gift from my special one and I'm loving this phone ever since!"

WHAT’S THE MEANING?

Styluses are devices that allow users to input handwritten text or drawings into a computer or a mobile device. These are typically pen-shaped but vary depending on the intended use.

DID YOU KNOW?

Technology for styluses and writing has come a long way from its humble beginnings, which is actually more than a hundred years ago! The very first patented design for an electrical stylus was all the way back in 1888 by Elisha Gray. Gray was previously known for his contributions to the development of the telephone, which makes him the father of not just styluses, but also smartphones, if you think about it. That said, it wasn’t until 1950 when Tom Dimond invented the first electronic tablet, the Stylator. It was the first electronic writing device with software that recognized handwritten input in real-time. Handwriting technology was then exclusively for computers until 1989 when the first portable electronic writing device was released: the GRiDPad 1910. Apple decided to get in on the fun with the Newton in 1993. Sadly, it was a commercial and critical flop, but it brought a silver lining in the form of Steve Jobs retaking the helm as Apple’s CEO. Palm, Inc. capitalized on Newton’s flop and introduced the Palm Pilot in 1996, becoming a commercial success and spurring a long line of similar devices from the likes of HP (Hewlett-Packard) and Dell. Samsung, one of the biggest smartphone producers today, released its first touchscreen smartphone in 2001, and Apple rejoined the fray with the first iPhone in 2007. Since then, touchscreen and stylus technology have found multiple applications in design and even gaming! Whether it’s for the computer or for mobile devices (like the ones on this list), you’re sure to find a pen that suits your style-us.

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    #4LG Stylo 3

    LG Stylo 3

    The LG Stylo 3 is a larger and powerful phone with a 5.7-inch screen. It runs on Android 7.0, providing users with all the power of a small computer. It also offers easy connectivity to the Internet.

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    $179.99

    Kathleen Jordan
    Written on January 24, 2019
    "Such helpful phone for my needs!"
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    #5LG Q Stylus Plus

    LG Q Stylus Plus

    LG Q Stylus Plus is a dual-nano sim smartphone by LG powered by an Octa-core processor with 1.5 GHz speed and an IPS LCD capacitive touchscreen with 1080 x 2160 pixels resolution. It has an internal memory of 64GB.

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    Crystal Medina
    Written on January 24, 2019
    "I am into smartphones with stylus because my palms do get sweaty and sometimes I cant press on the screen. So this LG phone just suits my needs."
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    #6Samsung Galaxy Note 8

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8

    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 is a smartphone that belongs to the Samsung Galaxy Note series that includes a stylus or S Pen. The Samsung phone is available in five colors and has a 6.3' screen along with an 18.5:9 aspect ratio.

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    Rosa Arroyo
    Written on January 24, 2019
    "The stylus on this phone is pretty handy for my needs."
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    #7Samsung Galaxy Note 5

    Samsung Galaxy Note 5

    Samsung Galaxy Note 5 is a smartphone with a stylus or S Pen which is slimmer in design and made of metal and glass. The phone has a fast charge feature with the S Pen and can be connected to a Smart TV.

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    Michael Baker
    Written on January 24, 2019
    "Samsung has the best stylus phones I could find in the market. I just bought a new one yesterdya."
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    #8Huawei Mate 20 X

    Huawei Mate 20 X

    Huawei Mate 20 X is a smartphone by Huawei with a 7.2-inch screen and a 1080 x 2244 pixels resolution. It is powered by an Octa-core processor and runs on Android 9.0 operating system.

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    $792.99

    Heather Carter
    Written on January 24, 2019
    "Quite surprising seeing Huawei phones with stylus such as this Mate 20 x. This one really is a good choice for a phone too!"

Summary

Best What are the best phones with stylus
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1Samsung Galaxy Note 9Electronics 1 Paid
2LG Stylo 4Electronics 0 Paid
3LG Stylo™ 3 PlusElectronics 0 Paid
4LG Stylo 3 Electronics 0 Paid
5LG Q Stylus PlusElectronics -1 Paid
6Samsung Galaxy Note 8Electronics -1 Paid
7Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Electronics -1 Paid
8Huawei Mate 20 X Electronics -21 Paid
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