What makes each S Pen unique?

While every S Pen is already great, we’ve dedicated ourselves to making them even better with each release. Read on to find out how the S Pen has evolved and compare the differences between each one. Then, find out more about "What is the S Pen and how to use it".

S pen coming out of the Note10 device and the S Pen itself
Galaxy Note S Pen


Note8

Note9

Note10

Dimensions

108.3 x 5.8 x 4.2 mm

106.37 x 5.7 x 4.35 mm

107.34 x 5.8 x 4.35 mm

Weight

2.8g

3.1g

3.04g

Pen tip

0.7mm

0.7mm

0.7mm

Pressure levels

4096

4096

4096

Durability rating*

IP68

IP68

IP68

Connectivity

-

Bluetooth LE

Bluetooth LE

Battery life**

-

Charges in 40 seconds for up to 30 minutes of use (in standby mode)

Up to 10 hours of use (in standby mode)

Samsung Notes

Y

Y

Y

Screen off memo

Y

Y

Y

Smart select

Y

Y

Y

Screen write

Y

Y

Y

Translate

Y

Y

Y

Bixby Vision

Y

Y

Y

Glance

Y

Y

Y

Magnify

Y

Y

Y

PENUP

N

Y

Y

Colouring

N

Y

Y

Text export

N

N

Y

Air actions

N

N

Y

AR Doodle

N

N

Y

*IP68 rating is based on test conditions for submersion in up to 1.5 meters of freshwater for up to 30 minutes. Rinse residue/dry if wet.

** Actual battery life may vary depending on usage patterns and other factors.

Galaxy Tab S Pen


Tab S4

Tab S5e

Tab S6

Dimensions

139.86 x 9.2 x 9.2 mm

-

139.86 x 8.6 x 6.5 mm

Weight

9.1g

-

6.5g

Pen tip

0.7mm

-

0.7mm

Pressure levels

4096

-

4096

Connectivity

-

-

Bluetooth LE

Battery life*

-

-

Charges in 10 minutes for up to 10 hours of use (in standby mode)

* Actual battery life may vary depending on usage patterns and other factors.

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