Our Top Choice
NeoLAB Convergence Smartpen N2
NeoLAB Convergence deals in creating solutions for writing on a notebook with a traditional ballpoint pen, then transferring it into digital storage.
Exclusive application, ‘Neo Notes.’ No need for complicated settings. Easy on your hand. Variety of file choices. Ability to write and draw in several thicknesses and colors.
Requires a special paper. Does not capture light strokes.
Bluetooth 4.0 LE
Android 4.4.2+/iOS 7.1+/iPhone 5+
5 hours continuous usage
6.8 x 1.4 x 4.1’’/ 0.8 ounces
Up to 1000 pages
IRISNotes 3 Rechargeable Digital Pen
I.R.I.S. Inc products enable companies and institutions to edit, scan and share digital files.
Capable of saving up to 100 A4 pages. Gives you a maximum of 10 hours continuous writing. Uses standard paper and ink.
Handwriting recognition not so impressive.
10 hours continuous usage
3 x 0.5 x 1.1’’/1 ounces
Up to 100 A4 pages
Livescribe 2GB Echo Smartpen
Having won several innovation awards, Livescribe is a pioneer in the design and manufacture of smartpens, enabling users to search, capture and share their handwritten notes on digital devices.
Infrared camera on its tip. Microphone to capture your lectures or meetings. Records everything without missing a word. Ergonomic design.
Can only function with Livescribe’s special dot paper. A bit expensive.
Windows, Mac OS X 10.8.5 & up
13 hours continuous usage
8.5 x 2.5 x 6.8’’/15.2 ounces
200hrs audio/1000s pages of notes
Luidia Inc Equil Smartpen 2
Luidia, Inc. believes in personal commitment coupled with true engagement to everything they do. The immense love for their work can be seen in the products they produce.
Compatible with iOS,Mac, Android, and Windows devices. Ability to “toss” your note-taking online. Has a sleek charging case, allowing you to carry it wherever you go. Two-year manufacturer warranty.
This pen is triangular in shape and might not be very comfortable in your hand.
iOS, Android, Mac, PC
6.5 x 2 x 8.5’’/13.6 ounces
4 GB memory
Smarson Bluetooth Digital Smartpen
Smarssen™ brightens homes across the globe with their innovative smart home automation devices at competitive prices.
Comes with a receiver that clips at the top of the paper. Includes LED indicator that displays battery status. No need for special paper. Up to 10 hours writing time.
Can only be used with the Smarssen app.
iOS and Android devices
7.4 x 1.9 x 3.4’’/7.2 ounces