Apple‘s stylus the Apple Pencil is a brilliant accessory. Anyone who owns an Apple Pencil might be facing the predicament of where safely place the pencil. Belkin has a new solution that has a similar design to the traditional inkwell, Belkin’s Base for Apple Pencil is a nice holder for it. If you use Apple Pencil regularly with iPad Pro at your desk or if you are looking for a nice solution for storing it when it is not in use, The Base is worth checking out…
Belkin’s Base for Apple Pencil doesn’t do anything fancy. Sadly the holder doesn’t charge your Pencil and there are no electronics whatsoever present in the base. However, it is a great solution for storing your Apple Pencil. The best part about the holder is its style. The Base is a good looking accessory that goes will with the Pencil. Basically, it is just a really nice looking stand to hold your Apple Pencil at your desk when you don’t need to use it.
The Belkin’s Base for Apple Pencil is a good quality stand and it has a premium feel to it. There is only a faint Belkin logo on the holder and the finish is mirrored. The bottom of the base is also weighted so that the Base doesn’t fall over easily. If you place the stylus in the holder and give it a nudge, the base will wobble a little and then stabilize.
Belkin’s Base is also backpack-friendly and can fit in most pockets if you just want to grab it and go. The bottom of the holder is rubberized to prevent slipping and sliding. Aside from its appearance, the substantial weight of Base gives it a premium quality feel. According to Amazon, the Base weighs 3.52 ounces.
Belkin’s Base for Apple Pencil is available to buy directly from Belkin’s website. You can also pre-order it on amazon with availability starting July 10th. The Base is a hard sell at $24.99 which is one-fourth the price of the Apple Pencil. However, if you are looking for a stylish holder with a premium feel to accompany your $700 combo of iPad Pro and Apple Pencil then this is the best bet.