Livescribe 3 Smartpen

Designed to work and write like a premium ballpoint pen, the LIVESCRIBE 3 SMARTPEN provides a balanced, smooth writing experience. Once you pair your SMARTPEN with your tablet or smartphone you’ll really experience the magic it delivers.
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With the Livescribe 3 smartpen and the Livescribe+ mobile app, simply write on paper and watch it instantly appear on your tablet or smartphone. Your notes become infinitely more useful when they are tagged,organized, searchable, or even converted to text. Easily add recorded audio that's synced with your handwriting so you can relive important moments. Quickly share notes and ideas with friends, colleagues, and peers—all with just a few quick taps of your finger.

The Livescribe 3 smarten Black Edition features a sleek,matte-black finish complemented by a glass-reinforced clip and a smooth writing experience that feels luxurious and effortless. Along with the free Livescribe+ mobile app (for iOS and Android), you will also get a 5-inch X 8-inch Starter Notepad, an ink cartridge, a capacitive stylus cap and micro-USB charging cable.

How It Works

The Livescribe 3 smartpen is designed with the meticulous attention-to-detail that a premium writing instrument deserves. From the integrated stylus cap, down to the Swiss-made tungsten-carbide ballpoint ink cartridge, we've paid close attention to deliver an experience that is worthy of the title of your new favorite pen. But it is the amazing amount of technology packed inside the Livescribe 3 that really delivers the magic. Once you twist the ring to extend the ink cartridge, everything you write is captured by the infrared camera on the pen and stored on the smartpen’s built-in memory.Simply connect your smartpen to your iOS or Android device and watch as all your notes are synced to the Livescribe+ mobile app.

Livescribe+ is available on iOS8 or newer and Android KitKat(v4.4.2) or newer.

Pencasts Help You Never Miss A Word

Using the microphones on your tablet or smartphone, create pencasts that record and synchronize audio to everything you write or sketch.Play back your pencasts to hear, see and relive notes as if you were back in your meeting or lecture so that you will never lose any important information.

Share your pencasts as PDF files, which can be easily playedback on any of the devices you use every day, including Mac, Windows, Android or iOS.

Livescribe+ Mobile App

  • If you use Livescribe+ on more than one device, the built-in memory on your Livescribe 3 smartpen allows you to sync your notes seamlessly.Any Livescribe 3 can be paired with up to four different iOS or Android smartphones or tablets.

  • Available on iOS and Android, Livescribe+ is the companion to the Livescribe 3 smartpen that’s designed to quickly make your notes more useful. Livescribe+ makes it easy to integrate your notes with the rest of your mobile life:

  • Create contacts, appointments and more from your handwrittennotes

  • Find what you need quickly with incredibly accuratehandwriting search

  • Convert your handwritten notes to text and use them in anydoc or app

  • Use easy sharing options to send notes to a variety of appsand services

  • Record audio that synced to your handwriting

Bluetooth Smart — Quicker Pairing, Longer Battery Life

Livescribe 3 smartpen uses Bluetooth Smart technology to pair with compatible mobile devices to deliver more than 14 hours of continuous use between charges. Pairing is also much easier – just turn on the Livescribe 3 and accept the pairing request on your mobile device with a single tap. Afterthat, your smartpen will pair automatically each time you launch the app.

The Livescribe 3 can pair and sync to up to four devices, switching seamlessly between iOS and Android. Synchronize your notes to your smartphone, tablet and other devices so you have them when and where you need them.

What You Get in the Box

  • Livescribe 3 Black Edition smartpen

  • 5” x 8” Starter Notepad (50 pages)

  • Livescribe+ mobile app (iOS and/or Android)

  • 1 Ink Cartridge

  • 1 Capacitive stylus cap

  • Basics Guide

  • Micro USB cable

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All Livescribe dot paper is printed with a unique pattern of tiny microdots that work with the infrared camera in the Livescribe 3 smartpen to allow it to capture the exact location of everything you write or draw. Controls and tags that are printed on Livescribe notebooks help the smartpen communicate with the Livescribe+ mobile app. 


  • Bluetooth Smart Ready (Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy) mobile device running:

  • iOS 8 or newer: iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, iPhone 5, iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c, iPhone 4S or newer, iPad 3rd generation or newer, iPad mini,iPod touch 5th generation or newer

  • Android KitKat (v4.4.2) or newer including Nexus 5, Nexus 6,Nexus 9, Samsung Galaxy S4 or newer, Samsung Galaxy Note 3 or newer, LG G3, HTCOne and other select devices. Check Livescribe+ page on the Google Play store or Amazon App Store for specific details.

  • USB power source for charging (computer or power adapter)

  • Livescribe dot paper