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’10 Essential S Pen Features for Your Samsung Galaxy S24 Ultra’

March 25, 2024 | by The Jeuns

Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra Review: New Features, Specifications, and More

The Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra comes with a slew of new features and functionalities that have been extensively tested under One UI 6.1. While most of these features are designed for the S Pen, they should also be available on other smartphones and tablets that support this stylus, depending on the version of One UI and the type of stylus you use.

The S Pen on the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra boasts a remarkably low latency of just 2.8 ms, a significant improvement from the 9 ms latency on previous models like the Galaxy Note 20. This reduced latency aims to provide a writing experience that closely mimics using a traditional pen on paper. Additionally, Samsung has added a feature that allows you to play scribbling sounds to enhance the writing experience, which can be disabled in the settings if desired.

Unlike its predecessor, the S Pen on the Galaxy S23 Ultra and newer models is conveniently stored inside the smartphone in a dedicated slot, similar to the Galaxy Note series. The S Pen charges wirelessly when stored in the device, but unfortunately, it cannot be charged using a Qi wireless pad.

The S Pen is equipped with Bluetooth connectivity, allowing you to interact with your smartphone even when the pen is out of battery. However, features that require gestures or pressing buttons on the S Pen may not work in this disconnected state. Unlike previous models, the new generation S Pen does not have a removable lead, so if it needs replacement, you will have to purchase an entirely new pen.

The features of the S Pen are categorized into shortcuts, writing, and gestures, all accessible through the Air Command menu on the device. One interesting capability is the ability to unlock your smartphone simply by pressing the button on the S Pen.

In conclusion, the Samsung Galaxy S23 Ultra packs a punch with its latest S Pen technologies and features. Whether you own the S Pen Pro or another model, the versatility and functionality of the S Pen make it a valuable accessory for users looking to enhance their smartphone experience.

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