Whether it’s for work, sketching, or casual usage, smartphones with a stylus are always useful to own. These styluses are also upgraded to have higher pressure sensitivities to resemble the usage of writing tools. Plus, its environment-friendly to write memos on your phone instead of paper! 

Here are our recommendations for smartphones with a built-in stylus.

1. LG Q Stylus Plus

Best smartphone with a stylus and a big screen

Price from RM1,099.00

shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM1,099.00

The LG Q Stylus Plus rewards you with entertainment at an affordable price! This sleek phone comes with a metal frame finish that’s durable and waterproof. Besides that, you can watch all your favourite shows with a 6.2” FHD+ FullVision Display and DTS surround sound system. What’s more, you get a reliable stylus as a companion!

2. Samsung Galaxy Note 9

Best Samsung smartphone with a pressure-sensitive stylus - also has good camera

Price from RM2,323.00

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM2,323.00 shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM2,999.00

Reinvent the way you play and work with Samsung Galaxy Note 9. This 6.4-inch wide smartphone derives power through its octa-core Exynos 9810 chipset and 8GB RAM. But perhaps the main highlight is its built-in Bluetooth-enabled ‘S Pen’ with an astounding 4096 pressure sensitivity! You can even use the ‘S Pen’ to take remote photos!

3. Huawei Mate 20 X

Best Huawei smartphone with a stylus – great for gaming

Price from RM2,399.00

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM2,399.00

A must-buy accessory that made headlines for Huawei Mate 20 X is the M-Pen which can be easily stored into Mate 20 X’s special Flip Phone Case due to the phone’s lack of a built-in slot for the pen. With a high-score of 4096 pressure sensitivity, the phone is a great alternative for those who wants a Huawei phone. 

In terms of the Mate 20 X’s performance, its true-to-life 7.2” OLED screen can mesmerise any user. Moreover, the phone is suitable for gaming due to its integrated GPU Turbo 2.0 technology and wide screen.

4. LG Stylus 2 Plus

Best smartphone with a stylus – best for note-taking

Price from RM800.19

shopping_cart Shopee Malaysia RM800.19 shopping_cart Lazada Malaysia RM899.00

The LG Stylus 2 Plus is a no-nonsense smartphone that performs well in daily activities. After all, it’s powered by an octa-core Snapdragon 430 CPU and 3GB RAM. It shines best whenever you’re out of paper or need to take quick notes. Moreover, the stylus glides well on the 2 Plus’ 5.7” screen; it feels as if you’re holding a pen!

5. Samsung Galaxy Note 8

Best smartphone with a stylus, HD screen and high RAM

Price from RM2,229.00

Experience more when you stare at a wide 6.3” HD screen with the Samsung Galaxy Note 8. This predecessor to Note 9 still packs a punch with its 6GB of RAM. Its high-performing 10nm chipset also prevails over many releases that’s newer. What’s more, it’s an excellent budget option for those looking to own an ‘S Pen’ along with a powerful device.

6. Infinix Note 4 Pro

Best budget, Chinese smartphone with a stylus

Price from RM599.00

The Infinix Note 4 Pro is proof that you can have a tight budget while enjoying your smartphone’s stylus. It comes with a 4,500mAh long-lasting battery life and an octa-core 1.3 GHz CPU for smooth casual usage. What’s more, its X Pen stylus works just as well as other styluses smoothly! 

7. LG Stylus 3

Best LG smartphone with a stylus

Price from RM699.00

Take charge of the finer details in life with the LG Stylus 3! This model of the LG Stylus series introduces a more precise stylus tip and improved ‘Pen Pop’. Moreover, it pairs the stylus with a dedicated interface for a more convenient app access like note-taking or sketching apps. 

In terms of performance, the phone operates on an octa-core Snapdragon 435 processor with 2GB of RAM to help you get your work done.

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