The Microsoft Classroom Pen is basically a shorter and more affordable Surface Pen for schools
Microsoft’s smallest Surface system, the Surface Go, helps Windows 10 inking and works with the Surface Pen. But there’s a case to be made that the stylus is a tad lengthy for children’ palms and too costly for schools to purchase a great deal of them for classroom use.
Which is why Microsoft has come out with the Classroom Pen, which is 30% shorter than the Surface Pen (four vs. 5.75 inches) and 60% cheaper should you have been to order it in packs of 20 for US$799.80.
According to Microsoft, the Classroom Pen is designed for actually heavy use, so it has a hardened pen tip and a substitute tip within the field. There’s additionally a built-in slot on the finish to safe the stylus to the case. It’s powered by a single AAAA battery; and like its taller sibling, it has two buttons on the facet for erase and right-click capabilities. While the Classroom Pen is designed with children and Surface Go customers in thoughts, it is going to additionally work on different Surface and Windows gadgets that assist the Microsoft Pen Protocol.
The Classroom Pen will probably be obtainable in all of the 36 markets that promote the Surface Go, and cargo will start in February. We’ll preserve you posted once we hear more about its native availability.