The Benefits of a Touchscreen Stylus
By JB Burden
Why do you need a stylus if your smartphone or tablet screen responds to your finger? Well, there are several benefits to using a stylus, the most notable one being that it cuts down on the fingerprint smudges. You’ll definitely appreciate making your high tech gadget look more attractive.
- A stylus lets you operate a touchscreen when you’re wearing gloves.
- A stylus fits easily in a pocket or purse; some clip to books, tablet cases, or the device itself.
- Users with long fingernails will be able to tap the screen with a stylus easier than with their fingers.
- Touchscreens are especially sensitive and responsive to styluses.
A stylus also works on resistive screens like ATMs and credit card kiosks, meaning you don’t have to touch the germy screens with your hand.
- Universal styluses work on any smartphone, tablet, e-reader, or tablet screen, making them all-purpose tools for your electronic gadgets.
|JB Burden has been reviewing, and researching TVs and Electronics for more than 9 years. His topical “interests” include pixel orbiters, louvered screen filters, and in-plane switching panels… among other things. See more about JB|
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