The Classic Bic Pen Now Works on Your Smartphone Display Too

By Andrew Liszewski on at

Writing implements aren't going to be supplanted by touchscreen devices anytime soon. But that isn't stopping Bic from hedging its bets and ensuring its classic see-through plastic pens remain relevant.

The company's new Cristal Stylus features a rubber tip on the bottom letting you jot notes on a touchscreen device, while the business end still features a ballpoint ink tip for writing on paper.

The Classic Bic Pen Now Works On Your Smartphone Display Too

There are a couple of catches, though. At around £9 for three they're definitely more expensive than their non-rubber-bottomed equivalent. Plus those of us who chew the ends of pens to shreds will need to find another vice. [Bic and Amazon]