New Apple Pencil Rumored to Release This Month

By Hartley Charlton

Rumors circulating on Chinese social media suggest that an updated Apple Pencil will be announced this month.

The rumor comes from Weibo user Instant Digital, who notes that after more than five years of no updates, Apple is finally planning to update the second generation ‌Apple Pencil‌ this month. This confirms Bloomberg reporter Mark Gurman's recent statement that the new Apple Pencils will arrive “in the next few weeks.”

There is limited information about what the updated ‌‌Apple Pencil‌ may have‌, but there have been rumors of magnetically replaceable tips, color sampling capabilities, and a shorter design with a glossy finish.

Next-generation Apple iPad Pro models with OLED displays are rumored to launch this month. , so it would make sense to create a new ‌Apple Pencil‌ come with them. The company is also expected to introduce an updated Magic Keyboard accessory, so it seems that both iPad accessories could be updated at the same time.

Instant Digital has a mixed record for disclosing precise information about Apple's plans, but its statements are worth paying attention to. The source was the first to report the iPhone 14 Yellow spring update, spatial video capture on the iPhone 15 Pro, and a minor hardware update to the Apple Watch Series 9, and was the only source of rumors claiming that the iPhone 15 and &zwnj ;iPhone 15‌ Plus it will have a frosted rear glass. However, they also made claims about several features of iOS 17 and the release of the new iPad Air in October 2023, but these did not materialize.

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