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P53 Mobile Workstation touchscreen 4k display PEN?

2021-08-28, 8:46 AM

Hello. I am trying to find out which pens are compatible with my system. I have a P53 mobile workstation with the 4k multitouch display. I have seen so many mixed answers about which pens do and do not work. It seems the only one I'm certain works is the Lenovo Pen Pro, which is a bit expensive and won't ship for 4+ months. 


What other pens work for my laptop? Does this one work? https://www.lenovo.com/us/en/p/accessories-and-software/stylus-pens-and-supplies/stylus-pens-&-supplies_pens/4x80n95873


Thank you. I'd like to take notes with a pen, not my finger or a crappy stylus.


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Re:P53 Mobile Workstation touchscreen 4k display PEN?

2021-08-28, 10:15 AM


Using Lenovo's SmartFind accessory website, I was able to find the following stylii listed as being compatible with the ThinkPad P53:

Some of the Compatibility sections on each respective page mention specific machine type models of the ThinkPad P53, so you may wish to check first to verify your specific P53 is listed.




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Re:P53 Mobile Workstation touchscreen 4k display PEN?

2021-08-28, 15:54 PM

I can confirm that Lenovo Active Digital Pen 2 - With Battery, works perfectly with P53 4k OLED multi-touch.

I have also tried it successfully with:

X1 Yoga Gen 1

P1 gen 1 4k touch

Ie all newer touch panels seems to use the same pen layer.

Given the price disparity of what basically is the same identical hardware, I would recommend the same for you.

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