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Old March 21st, 2012, 11:40 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Does the Droid 4 support stylus use?

I'm clueless, I searched the forums but no results gave a clear answer.

Just curious to know if the screen on a Droid 4 supports any stylus out there.

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As long as it's a capacitive stylus.
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Smile Simple rules...

There is a simple rule that you can apply.

If you can navigate the screen with your finger, then it is a capacitive screen, which means it is compatible with a "capacitive" stylus.

Capacitive Styluses usually have rubber or foam ends that are soft.

The Wikipedia page on the subject is located at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Capacitive_touchscreen#Capacitive

For example pictures, check out http://www.stylusshop.us (Most styluses on there are "capacitive")

If on the other hand you cannot navigate the screen with your finger, but have to use a small and hard plastic tip, then is is considered to be a "resistive stylus" . Those are getting phased out more and more.

Examples of those include the Stylus for the old Palm Pilot or the Stylus that comes with the new Nintendo DS

The Wikipedia page on resistive screens can be found at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Touchscreen#Resistive

An example of a modern Resistive tip is here: http://www.stylusshop.us/products/multi-tip-touch-stylus

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Being a migrant from Windows Mobile, I would like a stylus. No, I don't have fat fingers, I'm a woman with small hands, but I sure feel like sharpening my fingers! So I'm in the market for sure for a stylus.

My husband just got a Samsung Galaxy Note that comes with a stylus. That stylus does absolutely nothing on my Droid 4. It is said to be capacitive. Of course it works on his Note (although not for the 4 "buttons" at the bottom, menu, home, back, and whatever the 4th is). So once more I'm confused about what I can buy that will work with my Droid 4.

Does anyone out there have a stylus that does work with the Droid 4?
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Not sure what kind of stylus the Note uses. But any other capacitive stylus will work. If you find one that claims to work with "iPhone and iPad" then I guarantee it works.

(I only said iPhone/iPad because that's where most stylus companies market towards for some reason)
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Does anyone have any suggestions on what stylus to buy? I'm considering buying one, but have no idea what brands/types I should go with. Other than the capacative-type requirement, what are some good ones to get?
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I have a Griffin stylus/pen combo. It's all aluminum and really nice wait to it, bought it for like $25 at Target. I'll try to find a link for you.
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