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WacomBamboo Stylus solo (Green)
 
4.4

(based on 137 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (86)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (32)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (12)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (5)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (2)

90%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Easy to use (89)
  • Good control (48)
  • Natural feel (44)
  • Lightweight (43)
  • Increased productivity (24)

Cons

  • Adds no function (3)
  • Pricey / poor value (3)

Best Uses

  • Graphic artists (27)
  • Home office (26)
  • Photo editing (18)
  • Travel (18)
  • Mobile communication (17)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Professional (30), Experienced (28), Tech savvy (20), Novice (10), Multimedia professional (5)
    • Primary use:
    • Personal (72), Business (34)
    • Was this a gift?:
    • No (42)
    • Computer Platform:
    • Mac (45), PC (11), Other (7)

Most Liked Positive Review

 

High quality stylus

I recently got the Bamboo stylus to use with my new iPad Air. I did a lot of research on it, and, seeing that it's generally held in high regard, pulled the...Read complete review

I recently got the Bamboo stylus to use with my new iPad Air. I did a lot of research on it, and, seeing that it's generally held in high regard, pulled the trigger.

It's a nice, premium-quality product to match with the quality materials used in the iPad. They look good together. The Bamboo has a nice heft to it, and I like that you can remove the clip. It makes a statement and is an object of desire in and of itself. I have yet to explore the full potential of using a stylus, but it tracks well and I can make some really detailed drawings with FiftyThree's Paper app.

It is quite an expensive object, it must be said, but still cheaper than some super-premium styli on the market that perform maybe only marginally better. The Bamboo does everything you need.

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Most Liked Negative Review

 

Great Stylus Pen for iPad, but ...

This is perhaps one of the best pens I have used for the iPad. It feels good in your hand and it is very precise and it glides beautifully across the screen. However,...Read complete review

This is perhaps one of the best pens I have used for the iPad. It feels good in your hand and it is very precise and it glides beautifully across the screen. However, the problem that I find with this pen is the durability of the tip. I don't think that I write hard with this pen or I do something out of the ordinary to make the tip wear out. The issue is compounded by the lack of support from the company as I've been trying to get replacement tips from them for a while now with no success. The tips sell for [$](pack of 3), but nobody seems to carry it. You can find them at triple the price on some web sites, but why pay triple the price when they only should cost $4.95? This is half the cost of a new pen. Unfortunately the pen does not come with replacement tips either and that would be nice. So, if the tip wears out, either you pay triple the price for the tips or buy yourself a new pen all together. I sent an e-mail to the company about four weeks ago on the availability of the tip replacement, and the company has never returned my e-mail (using their built in message system as found on their web site). I wish there was a way to recommend this item with a qualifier, but in all honesty, I can not recommend it due to the lack of support from the company on something that can be resolved so easily ... just make the replacement available!!! I love the pen, but with no tip or a broken tip, it is useless … bottom line!

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4.0

A Bit Short but Otherwise Perfect

By Jesse BAILEY

from Atlanta, GA

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Easy To Set Up
  • Easy To Use
  • Lightweight

Cons

    Best Uses

      Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Pink):

      A perfect Bamboo stylus for the price. A little small size wise for me but I have large hands. Functions great and have had no problems.

      • Primary use:
      • Personal
      • Was this a gift?:
      • No

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      5.0

      Simple yet functional

      By Alexander Delarge

      from Middletown, CT

      Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Pink):

      Nice little stylus.

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      5.0

      Excellent for use with iPad

      By Dave in Fla.

      from South Florida

      About Me Tech Savvy

      Verified Buyer

      Pros

      • Attractive Styling
      • Compact Design
      • Easy To Use
      • Lightweight

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

          I have several of these and use them both at work and at home with my iPad. They are made of excellent materials that feel great in hand and they manipulate the images on the iPad screen flawlessly. Note: I do NOT use them for handwriting or photo editing apps, as the tip is not a fine point. But for accessing emails and web surfing, it is perfect. And few fingers on the iPad screen means fewer smudges.

          • Primary use:
          • Personal
          • Was this a gift?:
          • No

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          5.0

          Excellent for iPad scrolling

          By Dave in Fla.

          from South Florida

          About Me Quality Oriented

          Verified Buyer

          Pros

          • Easy To Use
          • Fast

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Enhance Experience

            Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Blue):

            I use this almost exclusively for iPad access. I do NOT use it for fine-line writing or photo editing; I suspect the tip might be too blunt for that. But for email access and web surfing, it performs flawlessly. The traction on the glass is just right, and it never skips or misses. Using this instead of my fingers helps keep my iPad screen clean and smudge free.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal

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            5.0

            Great stylus

            By Abeagan

            from Vt

            Verified Buyer

            Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Green):

            I use a survivor case over my iPad and not all stylus work well over the case. This stylus works great and has replacable tips ( a must with a 5 yr old in the house).

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            5.0

            Very Classy

            By Frenchy

            from Arlington, TX

            Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

            Very nice stylus: well made, well balanced, and smart looking. The pen is comfortable to use and quite responsive for both writing and drawing. As there are replacement tips available, I expect to have this pen a very long time.

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            3.0

            Decent stylus but not great

            By cdframe

            from Normal, IL

            About Me Multimedia Professional

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Compact Design
            • Easy To Set Up
            • Easy To Use
            • Keeps Tablet Face Clean
            • No Battery Required

            Cons

            • Adds No Function
            • Lacks Precision
            • Lacks Pro-level Precision

            Best Uses

            • General Tablet Navigation

            Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

            This is the first stylus I have used with my tablet and was a bit disappointed. The tip is quite large and I was hoping for more control in drawing and painting applications than this particular model offers. A cost effective stylus option for general users but not enough precise control for professional artists.

            • Primary use:
            • Personal
            • Was this a gift?:
            • No

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            5.0

            Best Stylus ever!

            By Lanny

            from California

            Verified Buyer

            Pros

            • Attractive Styling
            • Easy To Use
            • Improves Performance

            Cons

              Best Uses

              • Mobile Communication

              Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

              [@]always had these on sale but never in stock. I ordered one and very impressed.

              • Primary use:
              • Business
              • Was this a gift?:
              • No

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              5.0

              Great Stylus for a reasonable price.

              By Vugar A

              from Brooklyn NY

              About Me Avid Gamer

              Verified Buyer

              Pros

              • Attractive Styling
              • Easy To Use
              • Lightweight

              Cons

                Best Uses

                • Mobile Communication
                • Multimedia

                Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

                I use it with my 3 tablets and 2 phones. This stylus has a great look and doubles as a pen. Bamboo app is a plus.Rubber tip is a little too hard for my Ipad Air thus i have to click it twice sometimes. Not a big deal one can always adjust a screen sensitivity to avoid that.

                • Primary use:
                • Personal
                • Was this a gift?:
                • No

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                5.0

                These are very sturdy and feel good to h

                By Bernie

                from Colorado

                About Me Tech Savvy

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Styling
                • Easy To Use
                • Improves Performance

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Business Use
                  • Mobile Communication

                  Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

                  I've had one of these styluses for several years and really liked it, so I bought two more (for my wife) and she really likesthem too.

                  • Primary use:
                  • Personal
                  • Was this a gift?:
                  • No

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                  4.0

                  One of the best on the market

                  By Doug

                  from Clearwater, Florida

                  About Me Value Oriented

                  Verified Buyer

                  Pros

                  • Easy To Set Up
                  • Easy To Use

                  Cons

                    Best Uses

                    • Replacement
                    • Upgrade

                    Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Green):

                    The stylus is long lasting, and has the added advantage of having replaceable tips. A great saving.

                    • Primary use:
                    • Personal

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                    5.0

                    Simple input device - good build

                    By Swedish Pilot

                    from Camarillo, CA

                    Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Green):

                    Not much one can say about a stylus but this is well made, has good balance, and shouts quality.

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                    4.0

                    Excellent!

                    By RodPimentel

                    from Caracas

                    About Me Multimedia Professional, Tech Savvy

                    Verified Buyer

                    Pros

                    • Attractive Styling
                    • Compact Design
                    • Easy To Set Up
                    • Easy To Use
                    • Improves Performance
                    • Lightweight

                    Cons

                      Best Uses

                      • Business Use
                      • Mobile Communication
                      • Multimedia
                      • Organization

                      Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

                      Nice and smooth. Woks great with samsung galaxy s4, iPhone 6plus and iPad.

                      • Primary use:
                      • Business
                      • Was this a gift?:
                      • No

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                      4.0

                      Better than most

                      By Notearbird

                      from New Jersey

                      Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

                      Found this stylus to perform well and have good balance

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                      5.0

                      Perfect companion for the iPad Mini

                      By Photo Hound

                      from Phoenix, AZ

                      About Me Tech Savvy

                      Verified Buyer

                      Pros

                      • Easy To Use
                      • Improves Performance

                      Cons

                        Best Uses

                          Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

                          This is a must-have gadget for a tablet - very useful for tapping small buttons or tabs that larger fingers have trouble with. The pen is very comfortable in the hand, and the nibs can be replaced if they wear out.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Personal
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          BEST LITTLE SYLUS AROUND

                          By swedish pilot

                          from camarillo, ca

                          About Me Tech Savvy

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attractive Styling

                          Cons

                          • None

                          Best Uses

                          • Business Use
                          • Mobile Communication
                          • Multimedia

                          Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

                          Well manufactured. Doesn't look cheap. I think it can best be described as "nifty."

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Not like I'd hoped but still like it

                          By KiminWNC

                          from Western NC

                          About Me Hobby Photographyer

                          Verified Buyer

                          Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

                          Nothing is wrong with the stylus. I had hoped to use it on my Asus tablet w. win 8.1 to paint in PSE13 but I'm so used to PS CS5 that I don't see how to use it the same way in Elements. I'm pretty sure it's me, not the stylus. I plan to put PS on my laptop since I can't make my desktop with it touch screen w.o adding a Wacom tablet.

                          • Primary use:
                          • Business
                          • Was this a gift?:
                          • No

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                          5.0

                          Works good but without screen protector

                          By Balraj Randhawa

                          from Fresno, CA

                          About Me Technically Challenged

                          Verified Buyer

                          Pros

                          • Attractive Styling
                          • Compact Design
                          • Easy To Use

                          Cons

                            Best Uses

                              Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

                              I bought this for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2. This stylus works good but without screen protector. Most of the time i have to tap twice to open the apps with screen protector on the screen. I think screen protector on my Tab 2 is little thick and stylus nib is soft. I am going to order firm nibs and will see if it makes any difference.

                              • Primary use:
                              • Personal
                              • Was this a gift?:
                              • No

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                              5.0

                              Still My Favorite Stylus

                              By Freer Huguenot

                              from Massachusetts

                              Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

                              I am still using my original Bamboo stylus purchased 5 years ago. I love the fact that the rubber tips are replaceable and that it is the only thing that I've changed on my stylus. I have always liked the feel, weight and length of the Bamboo. I had a spare Bamboo that I gave to my wife when her stylus tip bit the dust and had no option to replace. So before these are no longer available I decided to purchase 2 more along with several packs of tips, should last me till I no longer use a tablet (then they can be passed down within the family).

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                              3.0

                              Its a nice stylus for small hands

                              By student

                              from new england

                              Verified Buyer

                              Pros

                              • Attractive Styling
                              • Compact Design
                              • Easy To Set Up
                              • Improves Performance

                              Cons

                                Best Uses

                                  Comments about Bamboo Stylus solo (Black):

                                  Does everything a stylus should. But it's under five inches and really needs to be about an inch longer. I have big hands.

                                  • Primary use:
                                  • Business
                                  • Was this a gift?:
                                  • No

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