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12 Best Drawing Tablets for Artists 2019

So, you are a graphic designer and want a graphic tablet for your designs?

Alright, got you. Many graphic designers want to buy a graphic tablet (also called as drawing tablets) these days for completing their art projects and a graphic tablet should be light and responsive to use. There are alot of options in the market for a graphic tablets in 2019, it’s truley the best year to buy one.

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WHAT IS A GRAPHIC TABLET?

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A graphic tablet (drawing tablet) also known as digitizer is a input device that let’s users hand draw graphics with a stylus. It’s similar to how people draw on paper but with the graphic tablet, you do it on your own computer.

12 BEST GRAPHIC TABLETS IN 2019

Now, there are many options available for graphic tablets in the market. I will be narrowing it down to “12” for you to easily choose one of them and decide according to your needs and budget. 

01.  Huion KAMVAS Pro22 Drawing Tablet 21.5″ 

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This tablet is from huion and has a 21.5″ Full HD 1920×1080 Display with AG anti glare etching glass. Battery free stylus PW500 and has a donut shaped newly designed pen holder. You get 10 replacement pen nibs with the tablet.

10 customizable “Press Keys” and a “Touch Bar” on both sides, you can easily access to your favorite shortcuts and improve your work efficiency.

8192 levels of pen pressure sensitivity with 266 PPS report rate and 5080 LPI resolution also a 10mm sensitive height. Provides a 178 degree viewing angle, 100% sRGB Color Gamut and 16.7 Million Display Color provides you with a broader vision of your work. 

Tablet has a multi angle adjustable stand so that you can set your preferred angels from 20 to 80 degrees, easily to find your best vision viewing angel to reduce shoulder and back tension.

Compatible with most operating systems including Windows 7 | 8 | 10 and Mac OSX 10.12 or later. Supports major drawing applications including illustrator, photoshop corel draw, krita and more.

02. Huion KAMVAS GT-221 Drawing Tablet 21.5″

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A huion tablet that has 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity and has 233 PPS report rate and 5080 LPI resolution that gives faster recognition and better display effect while you are working on a project.

It has customizable Press Keys, 10 press keys plus a touch bar on each side of the pen display tablet, keeps all your favorite shortcuts handy. It’s a 21.5″ tablet that supports a Full HD Display – 1920 x 1080 resolution and provides a sharp, detailed view. IPS Panel technology for ultra wide viewing angel approx 178 degree to maintain a consistent color and image clarity. 

Compatible with most operating system including windows 7 | 8 | 10, Mac OS X10.11.0 and also comatible with most major design programs like photoshop, illustrator and more.

03. Wacom Intuos Pro Drawing Tablet

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The tablet supports 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity, tilt response and virtually lag free tracking.

They have three sizes in the tablet including small, medium, large. You can speed your workflow with multi touch gestures and utilizes radial menu and side pen switches.

Wacom Intuos Pro tablet is compatible with most operating systems including windows 7 or higher and softwares including photoshop and illustrator etc.

04. Huion KAMVAS GT-191 Drawing Tablet 19.5″

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This tablet has  LCD widescreen 16:9 ratio and 1920×1080 HD resolution also supports 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity. It has amazing color, 72% NTSC color gamut plus 3000:1 contrast ratio which allows the display to present 16.7 million colors vividly.

The tablet has a better display effect, 233PPS report rate and 5081LPI resolution. Two new pends that come with GT-191 has 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity and a ergonomic design. Huion KAMVAS GT-191 is a very light weight and provides a long battery life.

Huion KAMVAS GT-191 Drawing Tablet is compatible with most operating system including windows 10 | 8 | 7 | MAC OS X10.11.0 & more also softwares including illustrator, photoshop etc.

05. Huion KAMVAS GT-156HD V2 Drawing Tablet 15.6″

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This drawing tablet from huion has 8192 levels of pen pressure sensitivity and is a V2 meaning it’s 4 times upgraded from the previous GT-156 HD drawing tablet.

Customizable press keys, perfect combination of  14 user defined shortcuts and touch bar of the graphic tablet can sufficiently keep all your favorite shortcuts. It has a upgraded 3-in-1 cable, is stronger and more stable, which can help you get rid of mess and bring you a concise desktop.

The tablet is portable and convenient with HD screen and 15.6″, only 15mm in thickness and 1.5KG in weight, easy to carry around. Comes with two pens.

Supports most operating systems including windows 7 | 8 | 10 and mac os 10.11 or later also compatible with most drawing softwares such as photoshop, illustrator, sketchbook pro etc.

06. XP-Pen Artist22 Pro Drawing Tablet 21.5″

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XP-Pen artist22 pro meets the needs of all types of digital artists at any skill level. It has a display feature of 1080p resolution with adobe color gamut coverage of 77% – 82% [100% SRGB] and an extra wide 178 degree viewing angle.

The tablet provides a 8192 levels of pen pressure sensitivity. The driver support 4k displays. The tablet has a max report rate of 266 RPS to make lines flow smoother and perform better.

Supports most operating systems including windows 7 | 8 | 10 and Mac OSX 10.10.X or Later. Compatible with most art softwares such as adobe photoshop, corel painter, zbrush, illustrator etc.

07. XP-Pen Artist 15.6″ Drawing Tablet

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The tablet has a cutting edge design and technology. The functions allows users to sketch, paint, design and edit directly from the tablet. The tablet has a very high quality glass design that gives you high precision and prevents dust build up.

The tablet supports 4k displays and has USB type-C input device. It has 11mm thin design, 3 in 1 cable and a new brightness adjustment button. A one click button allows you to switch between pen and eraser easily. To make lines flow smoother and perform better, they have adopted the newest F900 High Tech IC. 

XP-Pen tablet is compatible with most operating system including windows 10 | 8 | 7 and softwares including illustrator, photoshop etc.

08. Gaomon PD1560 Drawing Tablet 15.6″

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The tablet has Full HD IPS Screen and supports screen resolution of 1920×1080 [16:9] with report rate 233 PPS, viewing angels of 178 degree. There are 10 shortcut keys that can be customized according to your needs, to save your time. 5 menu keys that are place on left for Auto,+,-,Menu,Power.

The pen is rechargeable and has 8192 levels pen pressure. It provides more accurate and responsive pen-cursor movement, makes your drawing line look smooth and natural.

The Tablet has a ergonomic design and a adjustable stand, you can find a perfect comfortable position by dragging the switch. It provides a NEW 3-in-1 cable that allows you to have less cable clutter.

Supports most operating systems including windows 7 | 8 | 10 and mac os 10.11 or later also compatible with most drawing softwares such as photoshop, illustrator, sketchbook pro etc.

09. VEIKK VK1560 Drawing Tablet 15.6″ 

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The tablet has a 15.6″ 1920 x 1080 resolution IPS pen display. The new hardware of VK1560 has enhanced it’s display to feature more accurate color spectrum. 94% adobe RGB. 

The tablet has 7 customized hot keys and an upgraded quick dial allows for all sort of unique customization options. It has a battery free passive pen with 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity, supports one click toggle pen shortcut keys switch pen to eraser.

Compatible with most operating systems including windows 7 | 8 | 10 and Mac OSX or later. Works with major art applications including Krita, Gimp, Illustrator, Photoshop etc. 

10.  Artisul D13S Drawing Tablet 13.3″ 

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This drawing tablet is from artisul, 13.3″ Full HD Resolution 1920 x 1080 Display. Requires HDMI output port and USB port. The pen has a 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity, you can custom calibrate with the driver.

Customize your workflow with 6 “FastAccess” buttons and scrolling quickdial.

Supports many drawing applications like Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Painter and more. Compatible with most operating systems including Windows 7 | 8 | 10 and Mac OSX.

11. Parblo Mast10 Drawing Tablet 10.1″ 

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The tablet has the latest battery free pen stylus technology with 2048 levels of instant pen pressure sensitivity, provides you with groundbreaking control and fluidity to expand creative output. The weight of the graphic pen is reduced as it doesn’t have a battery.

The tablet is a 10.1″ 1280 x 800 IPS 16:10 Display 5080 LPI resolution with 178 degree visual angle delivers more lifelike colors, greater contrast and more vivid images. It has 6 customizable express keys for convenience and efficiency. One click toggle allows you to switch the function between pen and eraser instantly.

Compatible with major design applications including illustrator, photoshop, corel painter and more. Supports major operating systems including windows 7 | 8 | 10 and Mac OSX 10.8.5 or above.

12. Parblo Coast10 Drawing Tablet 10.1″

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The tablet is a 10.1″ design that has a battery free pen, so you don’t have to worry about the power capacity or battery leakage. Weight of graphic pen is reduced due to having no battery. It is comfortable and handy for creating your art designs.

The tablet has high viewing angles, horizontal and vertical 170 degree to get clear viewing angels. It has a very ergonomic design and is compatible with all major graphic applications including Corel Painter, Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop etc.

Works on most operating systems including MAC OSX 10.6.8 or above, Windows 7 | 8 | 10. 

WRAPPING UP

Whether you are a pro graphic designer or just starting out in graphic design. One of these graphic  tablets will be best suited for you.

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