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Wacom Releases New 1.85-Inch Bamboo Stylus Mini

Wacom today released a smaller version of its popular Bamboo Stylus, the Bamboo Stylus mini, which offers up a thicker barrel with a much shorter 1.85-inch size.

The portable stylus comes equipped with a handy plastic mini-jack plug that allows it to attach to the headphone port of the iPhone or the iPad, preventing it from being misplaced.

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Available in six bright colors, Wacom's Bamboo Stylus mini is brass-plated with a soft-touch rubber coating and nibs that can be replaced with firm or soft touch options. Priced at $19, the Bamboo Stylus mini has a relatively high price tag compared to similar stylus options from other companies.

The Bamboo Stylus mini should be available for purchase shortly from Wacom's eStore and it will also be offered for sale from other retailers later this month.

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Posted: 17 months ago
Lol, the white one looks like a tampon

Rating: 10 Votes
Posted: 17 months ago

They don't... This is not made for iPhones.




Then what is it for?
Rating: 7 Votes
Posted: 17 months ago
If they want it to attach to the iPhone, they shouldn't have made it out of a material that would scratch the hell out of the iPhone if placed in your pocket.
Rating: 4 Votes
Posted: 17 months ago

They don't... This is not made for iPhones.

I love when people talk out of their ass.
Rating: 4 Votes
Posted: 17 months ago
Unfortunately there is little improvement to be had with a stylus like this. By which I mean those that have a large round nub at the end.

I've tried many different versions and sadly they never seem precise enough. When I read 'Wacom' I thought they had created some fancy Bluetooth stylus with pressure sensitivity that would mimic a Wacom tablet. Oh well... keep dreaming :)
Rating: 2 Votes
Posted: 17 months ago
All the pressure sensitive iPad stylii on the market now, and Wacom just releases another rubber tipped piece of metal?
Rating: 2 Votes
Posted: 17 months ago

If you want a phone with a stylus get a Galaxy Note II. Then you get proper pressure sensitivity, much better accuracy and also a place to store it!


Agreed! Thats a very nice stylus.

As long as you rank the stylus above all the problems of Android. (Malware, lower selection of top-quality apps, lack of automatic/complete restore-from-backup, lack of software updates, and Samsung-specific features being tacked on in limited ways rather than integrated into the core OS.)

Those are dealbreakers for me, so I'll take a pressure-sensitive Jot Touch or the like if I want a more precise stylus. And I'll have access to pressure-sensitive tablet art apps like Procreate that are better than any existing for Android tablets!
Rating: 2 Votes
Posted: 17 months ago
I would not like to hang a Bamboo stylus from my headphone jack. It's really heavy and I already freak out every time I accidentally drop it on my screen because of the noise it makes.

lol $20 for a stylus that sells for under a dollar on ebay. their pricing is just as ridiculous as apple's.


You get what you pay for. And believe me, you REALLY do.

The $0.99 styluses on eBay are garbage. You can make it last you for a few days, months, or a year, but they were not made by people who understand typical stylus usage, or that really care whether they last or not. They just want that $0.99 from gullible people. Sorta like the people who buy $50-100 phones and tablets.

I got my Bamboo open boxed at Best Buy for $10. It was a great deal. My brother accidentally broke the nib, but it's easily replaceable. I also have a Rocketfish. It's not as great, but it's still a solid build quality and has a much smaller nib.

Now I have a $30 Adonit Jot Pro, it is the BEST stylus I have used. It feels GREAT in your fingers. And I alternate between all three now depending on what I'm trying to do.

A cheapo stylus is only good for navigation and not much else. And they're usually cloth based, which doesn't work very well for the most part because it gets dull faster.
Rating: 1 Votes
Posted: 17 months ago
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Posted: 17 months ago

Glass is harder than aluminium = won't scratch it.


Depends on the coating or plating, but bare aluminum will have a surface layer of aluminum oxide, which is significantly harder than glass (including Gorilla glass).
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