Wacom Cintiq 13 HD Review

Wacom Cintiq 13HD review

Wacom has already won high reputation in the drawing tablet industry because of the responsiveness of the tablets designed by them. Cintiq is the smallest among the Wacom tablets. These are solely developed for professional artists and students who want to get great drawing experience. This comes with a powerful stylus and has to be connected to your laptop using a cable.

Cintiq has a bigger screen displaying 16.7 million colors which provide more life to the pictures drawn. It is a wide format LED display providing a viewing angle of 178 degree with a resolution of 1920x 1080 pixels. This is to provide detailing, quality and intensity for the drawings. The customizable express keys can increase the work speed. The express keys are placed on either side of the home button with a sleek look. Artists can make use of these keys in such a way that they can set in accordance with the feature they usually make use of. The display of the device is bright enough to make the eyes comfortable.

Other than this the main attraction of Wacom Cintiq 13 HD is the stylus. Every professionals look for the pressure sensitivity of the pens. This best drawing tablet gives higher pressure sensitivity 2048 levels. This gives precise control for the user along with tilt recognition. The case consists of 9 replacement nibs for the stylus along with 3 color customization rings and a clip tool which can be used for replacing the nibs.The irreversible feature of the pen makes it comfortable for left handers and right handers.

Si Active Matrix TFT LCD(IPS) is the technology used in this successful gadget. A stand comes along with the device and this will help us to hold it in 3 different angles. The stand can be detached as well, but it will have to be fixed if you want to get a comfortable perspective. The devices stands compatible with 32 and 64 bit versions of windows 8, Windows 7 and Mac OSX 10.6.8 or later.

To start working with this drawing tablet first you have to install the driver software which will be received with the box. You can also download the software from Wacom website. It needs only a work of less than five minutes to configure the express keys.

Apart from this there are certain cons for the device.NO HDMI cables are supplied with the device. The stand provides us different angles but there are restrictive angles also. Lack of touch gestures can be pointed out as another defect.

The size and weight of the device is comfortable but a chord have to connected to the device .This will make it difficult to work within the lap. That means no wireless option is there for Cintiq 13HD.

Pros

  • The precision of the stylus is incredible.
  • Light and sturdy
  • Good display quality
  • Xpress keys and custom keys for each program

Pros

  • The precision of the stylus is incredible.
  • Light and sturdy
  • Good display quality
  • Xpress keys and custom keys for each program

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