1. Blues Fan's Avatar
    I don't have the cheezy Samsung Spen case or that thing Spigen case. So how do you carry the spen? Is it safe to carry in your side pocket without damaging it?
    04-07-2021 10:47 AM
  2. fuzzylumpkin's Avatar
    I don't, it sits on a table at home.

    If you have one, common sense should tell you how well it would do in a trouser pocket...
    jlangner likes this.
    04-07-2021 10:56 AM
  3. Gary02468's Avatar
    Is it safe to carry in your side pocket without damaging it?
    Mine seems fine in the pocket with my phone. It depends on how tight your pockets are, though, and whether they're positioned so they fold when you bend.
    04-07-2021 02:06 PM
  4. rimz808's Avatar
    Can someone verify if any S pen will work with it? I have an order Samsung Tab 8 that came with an S pen and curious if I can use that pen with the ultra?
    04-07-2021 04:42 PM
  5. fuzzylumpkin's Avatar
    Can someone verify if any S pen will work with it? I have an order Samsung Tab 8 that came with an S pen and curious if I can use that pen with the ultra?
    Indeed it will, consider it verified.
    04-07-2021 05:38 PM
  6. rimz808's Avatar
    Indeed it will, consider it verified.
    Good to know! Thanks for confirming
    04-07-2021 06:21 PM
  7. L0n3N1nja's Avatar
    Can someone verify if any S pen will work with it? I have an order Samsung Tab 8 that came with an S pen and curious if I can use that pen with the ultra?
    Every S Pen is powered by the same Wacom tech and work across Note devices. Newer devices have pens with narrower tips and more levels of pressure sensitivity but the old pens still work.
    04-07-2021 08:58 PM
  8. Gary02468's Avatar
    Every S Pen is powered by the same Wacom tech and work across Note devices. Newer devices have pens with narrower tips and more levels of pressure sensitivity but the old pens still work.
    Yup. Also, the new S21-specific S Pen is much larger than the Note S Pens, which makes it easier to manipulate. They can get away with that now that they don't have to cram the pen inside the phone. (You could probably splint a smaller S Pen to a larger rod to achieve the same effect less expensively.)
    04-08-2021 06:37 AM
  9. rimz808's Avatar
    Every S Pen is powered by the same Wacom tech and work across Note devices. Newer devices have pens with narrower tips and more levels of pressure sensitivity but the old pens still work.
    Thanks for that! That helps in making my decision to get the Ultra instead of the plus. Appreciate it.
    04-08-2021 02:37 PM
  10. Blues Fan's Avatar
    Yup. Also, the new S21-specific S Pen is much larger than the Note S Pens, which makes it easier to manipulate. They can get away with that now that they don't have to cram the pen inside the phone. (You could probably splint a smaller S Pen to a larger rod to achieve the same effect less expensively.)
    I'll have to find my tab s3 pen and see if it works. It had a clip in it so you could clip it onto your shirt. That would be perfect.
    04-08-2021 07:42 PM
  11. mustang7757's Avatar
    I'll have to find my tab s3 pen and see if it works. It had a clip in it so you could clip it onto your shirt. That would be perfect.
    That would be annoying carrying around the S pen .
    04-08-2021 09:23 PM
  12. jlangner's Avatar
    I don't, it sits on a table at home.
    Pretty much me, don't use spen when not at home. At home keep one on night stand by bed and one on end table by couch and use at those times.
    04-09-2021 09:17 PM
  13. bkeaver's Avatar
    I have 2 cases both spigen, one regular liquid air for when I don't want to carry the spen and the liquid air that holds the spen when I do. I usually carry the spen case at work and when I'm not the regular case.
    04-10-2021 04:33 PM
  14. fuzzylumpkin's Avatar
    Mildly off topic, but does anyone else think the S-Pen is comically overpriced? I got my official one for about £20 and even then it's not really worth it.

    I think they should retail for £10/$15. The idea of them being £35/$40 is actually insane. It feels like Samsung thought "we sold these chumps a £1200 phone, we can literally milk them for anything!".
    04-11-2021 07:04 AM
  15. Gary02468's Avatar
    Mildly off topic, but does anyone else think the S-Pen is comically overpriced?
    It would be if the S21U hadn't come with $250 of Samsung rewards points for accessories.
    04-11-2021 07:20 AM
  16. fuzzylumpkin's Avatar
    It would be if the S21U hadn't come with $250 of Samsung rewards points for accessories.
    That's a US thing. Here it came with a set of buds Pro and a smart tag.
    04-11-2021 07:26 AM

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