Wacom reveals Cintiq Companion Windows 8 and Android tablets

Wacom reveals Cintiq Companion Windows 8 and Android tablets

Wacom has presented the much anticipated tablet model line-up called Cintiq Companion, which combined the features of the Cintiq 13HD with the practicality of a stand-alone device.


With the Cintiq Companion line-up Wacom proposes its vision of a modern, high performance tablet targeted to creative professional and digital artists.

Wacom Cintiq Companion

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 - Pro Pen and holder Wacom Cintiq Companion - Pro Pen and case

Wacom Cintiq Companion hybrid

Wacom Cintiq Companion detail

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

Wacom Cintiq Companion detail The Cintiq Companion is a fully-fledged Windows 8 tablet, powered by a 3rd generation Intel Core i7 processor (not the latest Haswell generation) and Intel HD Graphics 4000.

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 Intuos Creative Stylus for iPad

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.

(Source: Wacom)

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