With the Cintiq Companion line-up Wacom proposes its vision of a modern, high performance tablet targeted to creative professional and digital artists.
There are two models: the Windows 8 based Cintiq Companion and the Android-powered Cintiq Companion Hybrid.
Both have the same graphic tablet capabilities of the Cintiq 13HD – with full HD displays (13 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixels) and the Wacom Pro Pen, which offers 2,048 levels of pressure and tilt sensitivity.
Wacom Cintiq Companion hybrid
Cintiq Companion hybrid is a tablet based on Android 4.2 Jellybean and featuring an Nvidia Tegra 4 Quad-core processor.
A distinctive feature of this model is that it can function as a traditional Cintiq when connected to a Mac or PC.
Two versions of the Cintiq Companion Hybrid are available, a 16GB version ($1499) and a 32GB version with extended battery ($1599).
Wacom Cintiq Companion
It is available in two models offering either 8GB RAM with 256GB SSD with Windows 8 (for $1999), or 8GB memory with 512GB SSD with Windows 8 Pro (for $2499).
For full specifications, visit the Cintiq Companion Microsite.
Intuos Creative Stylus
Wacom has also announced the Intuos Creative Stylus, a $99 pressure-sensitive stylus for the iPad – joining products such as the Jot Touch 4 by Adonit, the Pogo Connect and the Hex3 Jaja.
The Intuos Creative Stylus allows to draw with pressure sensitivity capabilities via a Bluetooth 4 connection which is supported on an single app basis.