Feeling clumsy with your fingers on your devices’ touchscreen? That is why styluses are created as an ideal alternative to navigate your device, using it as a standard pen or pencil. Unlike your fingers, styluses have more precision and leave no smudges on the screen, making it perfect for writing or drawing on your smart devices.

Need one badly? Here are the best styluses to consider for your phone or tablet.

1. Adonit Mini 3 Fine Point Precision Stylus
Best small stylus for smartphone
Price from RM75.00

Not every user is comfortable using a standard-sized stylus for their smartphones, which is why Adonit Mini 3 is an ideal tool worth considering for. Not only does it work on a smartphone, but it’s also compatible with most tablets and Apple mobile products like iPhones and iPads.

The Adonit Mini 3 is also ergonomically built to ensure it fits comfortably on your fingers as you write on the touchscreen. This pocket-sized stylus is small enough to carry with you around easily, where you can simply clip it onto your shirt, pants or inside your backpack.

2. Adonit Jot Pro 3
Best for Android smartphone
Price from RM139.00

Clip and carry it wherever you go. After all, the Adonit Jot Pro 3 comes with a built-in clip to ensure you can keep it safe with you all the time. Made from premium materials, the stylus is also slim enough for a nice, comfortable grip.

Best of all, it has a precision disc on the tip that allows you to write on the touchscreen accurately with little fuss. Think of it like a regular ball pen, but better!

3. Wacom Bamboo Duo 2-In-1 Stylus With Pen
Best stylus for tablet
Price from RM159.00

Why settle for just one feature when you can have two... in one? With Wacom Bamboo Stylus duo, you have the best of both worlds. With a stylus on one end and a pen on the other, the 2-in-1 stylus comes with a durable anodised aluminium cap that helps to protect it when not in use.

Its pen feature works well like a regular pen, thanks to its built-in rubberised ballpoint tip that makes writing a breeze. When you switch to the stylus, the tip feels buttery smooth and gentle whether you use it for scribbling or drawing on a touchscreen device like a tablet or smartphone.

4. Genius GP-B200
Best stylus pen for any smartphone
Price from RM188.00

Write, jot, scribble or draw; this Genius GP-B200 works like a charm on both Android and Apple phones. The tip itself is silky smooth to make writing on the touchscreen feels like a pen-on-paper. And what’s more, it lasts 8 hours long on just 15 minutes of full charging.

5. Adonit Mini 4 Fine Point Precision Stylus
Best smartphone stylus for drawing
Price from RM89.00

Specially built for mobile phones, Adonit Mini 4 is ideal to be used for drawing or sketching any illustration on the touchscreen. It also requires no battery, which allows you to use the pen whenever you want. The inclusion of a precision disc attached at the bottom of the tip ensures you get total accuracy.

6. AmazonBasics Executive Stylus
Best buy smartphone stylus
Price from RM59.00

If you are on a tight budget, here is one affordable stylus worth considering - the AmazonBasics Executive Stylus. Versatile enough for both smartphones and tablets, it is widely praised for its even weight distribution that makes writing and drawing comfortable. The stylus itself has an elegant silver finish for that professional look.

7. Wacom CS-710B Bamboo Tip
Best smartphone stylus with fine tip point
Price from RM318.00

At just 1.9mm thinness, this fine-tip stylus by Wacom allows you to touch the screen as accurate as you want it to be. This makes it ideal for writing quick notes regardless on an iOS or an Android smartphone. It’s also compatible with any mobile app since no pairing is necessary.

8. Adonit Dash 3
Best for iPad and iPhone
Price from RM225.00

Taking notes? Sketching a portrait? With Adonit Dash 3, you can do both by just clicking its top and start using it on your touchscreen device. Compatible with both iPad and iPhone, the stylus also contains a fine-point 1.9mm tip. It makes writing and drawing pleasant enough as you move the stylus around the touchscreen.

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