Does HP Spectre Folio 13 work with Surface Pen?
Surface Pen just works
Microsoft's Surface Pen is a great accessory for any Windows 10 tablet or PC that supports a stylus. Should you be looking to purchase the HP Spectre Folio, you'll be pleased to learn that the Surface Pen works with the notebook, thanks to the support of N-trig technology.
Not only can you quickly pair the Surface Pen with the HP Spectre Folio, but it's also possible to utilize the stylus button. But what exactly is N-trig? It's the name for the technology that makes all this possible. It's also the name of an Israel-based company that developed the tech, which was subsequently purchased by Microsoft.
This resulted in Surface hardware coming with N-trig support out the box, as well as the Surface Pen, which can be paired with the Spectre Folio and other N-trig compatible Windows 10 devices.
It also means you can use any stylus with the HP Spectre Folio 13 as long as it uses N-trig technology. The Spectre Folio comes with the HP Tilt Pen that also makes use of it. There's also the Wacom Bamboo Ink, which is popular amoung inking enthusiasts. Basically, you'll have plenty of options when it comes to finding a stylus you like.
The Surface Pen is a great option though for people looking to take full advantage of its 4,096 pressure levels. That sensitivity will ensure you can draw or write with precision. Since the Spectre Folio is a 2-in-1, you can lie the screen flat for an even better inking experience.
A stunning premium stylus from Microsoft.
Microsoft's Surface Pen is quite the capable stylus with 4,096 levels of sensitivity. That's a huge leap from the previous generation and makes it a solid tool for not only doodling and note-taking, but also serious design work. It works perfectly fine with the HP Spectre Folio.
A unique notebook made of metal and leather.
HP's Spectre Folio 13 is a unique Windows 10 notebook, sporting leather as well as aluminum. It's possible to kit the notebook out with a powerful Intel Core i7 processor and LTE connectivity for the ultimate portable machine that looks the part.
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Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.