Switchable Apple Pencil nibs could change its functionality

Apple is investigating how a future Apple Pencil could offer more variety to its users, by having interchangeable nibs that can change what the stylus can do.

The current Apple Pencil nib can be replaced, but it doesn't change the functionality. The current Apple Pencil nib can be replaced, but it doesn’t change the functionality.

The Apple Pencil is a sophisticated drawing device by design. Its core function of allowing users to draw on an iPad display, but its underlying technology is complex, enabling pressure sensitivity from pressing the nib down.

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