Olixar HexStyli 6-in-1 Stylus Pen Review

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I love a good pen.  It’s something that I use every day along with a good notebook, so having a good writing instrument is important to me.  Olixar has released the Hexstyli 6-in-1 pen that has various gadgets built into it. Let’s take a look and see what it has. Note: Images can be clicked to view a larger size.

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The Olixar HexStyli 6-in-1 stylus pen is the ultimate accessory for tablet and smartphone users. It comes with a ball point pen, stylus tip, ruler, bubble (spirit) level and two screwdriver heads all built in.

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Inside the packaging, came a small booklet with explanations of each piece of the pen.

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In the top part of the pen holds a stylus useful for a tablet or smartphone. Inside of the screw cap, a small, reversible Phillips and flathead screwdriver hides.

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The body of the Olixar Hexstyli feel like a heavy aluminum barrel that has a good weight to it while writing.
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Where your fingers lay, there is a nice grip on the barrel, so the pen doesn’t slip out of your hand.
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This is a ballpoint pen that writes in black ink. I couldn’t find the exact point size, but my best guess would be that it’s medium size 1.0mm.  I prefer something a bit more slim, like a .3 or .5 mm point.

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I tried the stylus on my iPad mini, but since I’m not much of a stylus fan, it didn’t convince me that I really need one to begin with.  The end if quite fat, squishy, and not precise for writing on the screen. It’s probably most useful for just scrolling or clicking.

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On one side of the pen, is a ruler in centimeters.

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On another other side, it has a ruler in inches.

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On another side, there is a bubble level, which can be handy when working on a project that you are constructing.

Overall, I did like the Olixar Hexstyli 6-in1 pen, but it’s probably not geared for someone like me, who wouldn’t find the extra bits included necessary.  When I tried the screwdriver bits, it wasn’t the best, and felt a bit weak. I did like the grip and weight of the pen, and writing with it was fairly smooth.  I think it’s a decent EDC (Every Day Carry) item for those that find a ruler, pen, stylus and small Phillips and flathead useful.

Source: The sample for this review was provided by MobileFun. Please visit MobileFun more info.

 

Product Information

Price:$12.49
Manufacturer:Olixar
Retailer:MobileFun
Pros:
  • Good material and weight
  • Ballpoint pen is smooth
Cons:
  • Philips and flathead screwdriver is weak
  • Stylus is wide
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