If you are looking for the best stylus for HP Envy x360 you are at the right place.
The truth is that there is no best stylus you can get except pens from HP themselves.
Unfortunately, you cannot use another 3rd party active stylus on your HP Envy laptop as the active stylus is paired with the digitizer which is built into the laptop screen and does not accept inputs from other brands’ active stylus.
In other words, there is no best stylus for HP Envy, except for their own models.
We’ve checked reviews and forums to find out and there is no 3rd party stylus that magically works with the HP Envy x360.
We will review several HP styluses suitable not only for Envy x360 but also many other models.
4 Best Styluses for HP Envy x360
1 – Active Pen for HP Specter X360
This is the standard price of an HP stylus for Envy x360, where you can find some cheaper models and we are going to see what is the difference. This model comes in grey, black, silver, and blue. To illustrate it better, the pen dimensions are 5.7 x 0.2 x 0.2 inches and the batteries (required) come in the box.
Here are all the supported HP models: ENVY x2 12-e0xx , ENVY x2 12-g0xx , HP ENVY x360 13z-ag0xxx , ENVY x360 15-ar0xx ,ENVY x360 15-bp0xx , ENVY x360 15-bq0xx , ENVY x360 15-cn0xx , ENVY x360 15-cp0xx , HP ENVY x360 15-dr0xxx , HP ENVY x360 15-ds0xxx , Pavilion x360 11-ap0xx, Pavilion x360 11m-ad0xx, 11-ad0xx , Pavilion x360 14-dh0xx , Pavilion x360 14m-ba0xx, 14-ba0xx , Pavilion x360 14m-cd0xx , Pavilion x360 15-br0xx , Pavilion x360 15-cr0xx,Pavilion x360 15-dp0xx.
What’s impressive is that the only suitable stylus for an HP laptop works with Microsoft Surface models from 2017 and above. However, on an HP Envy x360 you won’t need a driver or to configure any settings. Simply insert the battery and it should activate and start working immediately. The stylus is extremely precise and accurate, perfect for design projects.
- Works with HP ENVY Laptop 17-aexxx , ENVY x2 12-e0xx , ENVY x2 12-g0xx , HP ENVY x360 13z-ag0xxx , ENVY x360 15-ar0xx ,ENVY x360 15-bp0xx , ENVY x360 15-bq0xx , ENVY x360 15-cn0xx , ENVY x360 15-cp0xx , HP ENVY x360 15-dr0xxx , HP ENVY x360 15-ds0xxx , Pavilion x360 11-ap0xx, Pavilion x360 11m-ad0xx, 11-ad0xx , Pavilion x360 14-dh0xx , Pavilion x360 14m-ba0xx, 14-ba0xx , Pavilion x360 14m-cd0xx , Pavilion x360 15-br0xx , Pavilion x360 15-cr0xx,Pavilion x360 15-dp0xx.
- Works with HP Spectre Folio 13-ak0xxx , Spectre x2 12-c0xx , Spectre x360 13-ac0xx , Spectre x360 13-ae0xx , Spectre x360 13-ap0xx ,Spectre x360 13-aw0xx , Spectre x360 15-blxxx , Spectre x360 15-ch0xx , Spectre x360 15-df0xx.("X" can be any number or letter)
- Work with Microsoft Surface Pro 7, Surface Laptop 3, Surface Studio 2, Surface Go, Surface Pro (2019), Surface Pro (2018), Surface Pro (2017), Surface Pro 6,Surface Pro 5,Surface Pro 4, Surface Pro 3, Surface 3, Surface Book 2, Surface Book, Surface Laptop.Please Pay Attention That This Stylus is NOT Compatible With Surface Pro 1, Surface Pro 2 and Surface RT.
- NO DRIVER & BLUETOOTH SETTING REQUIRED. This HP Active Stylus Pen doesn't need Bluetooth connection. You just need insert the battery and it will work immediately.
- Two buttons in the side: Right-click and Eraser ,easy to using in your work.
2 – HP Envy x360 Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop (15.6″) Stylus Pen
This one is more of a universal pen, which works well not only on your Envy x360 but on any other device with similar touch screen technology. This is a cheaper alternative that does not even require batteries but the major downside here is that the precision is not that accurate. Many people underlined it in the review section so we are here to alert you. For instance, you won’t notice it if you are using your tablet casually as an entertainment device. However, if you are an artist, or architect and use your tablet for drawing projects that demand precision you will notice the inaccuracy of this pen.
Besides the precision everything else with this pen is excellent. There is nothing wrong with getting this stylus if you not intending to approach complex projects with it. If this is the case we recommend getting the more expensive pen as it justifies its price with performance.
- 🌏 [VERSATILE AND UNIVERSAL] This amazing stylus works with ACCURATE PERFECTION on your ENVY x360 Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop (15.6") and all similar capacitive touch screens!
- 📝 [PRECISION] The innovative CLEAR TIP allows VISION-ENHANCING precision for you to see where and what you are writing, drawing, or tapping.
- 🎛 [FULL FUNCTIONALITY] Works well from ANY ANGLE! Perfect for those cold days when you don't want to remove your gloves.
- 📎 [CLIP DESIGN] Use the built-in METAL CLIP to attach the FineTouch Capacitive Stylus directly to your shirt, jacket, or case; the options are endless.
- 🤲 [COMPACT] Fits neatly into the palm of your hand. Conveniently designed in pen form, PERFECT for carrying around.
3 – Stylus Pen for HP Specter X360 Envy X360 Pavilion x360
For our third pick, we have something really stylish. This is one of the best pens suitable for Envy x360 models, with automatic pairing and no installation. It works with many Microsoft products and basically with most of the nowadays touch screens. However, you can expect the best performance only on HP Envy models, but here we speak of many beneficial features with 1,024 levels of pressure sensitivity.
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The stylus works excellent under every angle and we could not find a single bad review. The reduced lag technology contributes to eliminating even the slightest delay, which makes this stylus the best on our list. Choose from four different colors including silver, indigo blue, gray and black. If one thing is certain is that you are not going to regret your purchase with this stylus.
- Only Works with ENVY 17-aexxx , ENVY x2 12-e0xx , ENVY x2 12-g0xx , HP ENVY x360 13-ag0xxx , HP ENVY x360 13z-ag0xxx , ENVY x360 15-bp0xx , ENVY x360 15-bp1xx , ENVY x360 15m-bp1xx , ENVY x360 15-bq0xx , ENVY x360 15-bq1xx , ENVY Laptop 17-aexxx , HP ENVY x360 15-cn0xxx , HP ENVY x360 15-cp0xxx , Pavilion x360 11m-ad0xx, 11-ad0xx , Pavilion x360 14-cd0xx , Pavilion x360 14m-ba0xx, 14-ba0xx , Pavilion x360 14m-cd0xx , Pavilion x360 15-br0xx , Pavilion x360 15-cr0xx
- Automatically pairing: needs no driver and Bluetooth connection.
- Reduced lag: gives a natural writing feeling and ink flows directly from the tip of your Pen to your screen with virtually no lag.
- Polyoxymethylene pen tip: with 1,024 levels of pressure sensitivity ensures a scratch-free use with your screen
- Power saving: supports 1500 hours continuous playing time and 360-day stand by cold-forged steel pen clip provide durability and ensure long-term use
4 – HP Envy x360 Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop (15.6″) Stylus Pen
Our last pick is an intermediate level stylus coming in only one color, Jet Black. The performance is relatively good compared to other HP styluses from this price range. It is 100% compatible with your Envy x360 and the ultra-fine tip allows pretty good accuracy. It is impressive how only this model delivers palm rejection, which basically means that the touch screen of your laptop will ignore your hand resting on it while writing. This model does not require batteries with 1,024 levels of pressure sensitivity.
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We don’t have some fancy features such as power-saving and extreme pressure sensitivity but besides all that everything else seems to be justified. The pen is suitable for drawing, writing, signatures, and art so, If you are looking for an intermediate level stylus that will work well with your Envy x360 this would be an excellent choice.
- 🚀 [ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY] The most precise pen-tool available with 4096 levels of pressure sensitivity! Utilizing the MPP2.0 Protocol, the ActiveStudio Active Stylus offers a smooth pen-like writing experience for your ENVY x360 Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop (15.6") and other MPP-enabled devices. It's also great for drawing apps! Will not leave track marks on your screen.
- 🤝 [COMPATIBILITY]: Tested for 100% compatibility with your ENVY x360 Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop (15.6") and other MPP-enabled tablets such as Surface Books, Surface Studio, Surface Laptop, HP Spectre X360, and many more!
- ✍ [ULTRA FINE TIP]: Fine point tip for accurate detail. Offers high sensitivity and precision! Easy to use for prolonged activity such as drawing or writing, digital art, and signatures.
- 🙌 [PALM REJECTION]: Offers Palm Rejection and Pressure sensitivity functionalities. Now you can write naturally even while resting your palm on the screen! Apply less pressure or more pressure for different responses according to the software on your ENVY x360 Convertible 2-in-1 Laptop (15.6")
- 🎖 [SOLID CONSTRUCTION]: Made with the highest quality materials and solid aluminum alloys, the ActiveStudio Active Stylus is both stylish and durable that is sure to impress your friends and colleagues.
We hope our product review post was able to prevent an unnecessary purchase for your Envy x360 as we already mentioned this model does not support styluses except Active HP. Consider what you intend to use the pen for and make your decision with you certainly won’t regret it.
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Sohaib Hasan is the head creative writer of Gajotres.Net, a website dedicated to providing reviews of innovative products and services changing the world.
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