Wacom has announced a new line of creative pen displays, the Cintiq Pro 13 and Cintiq Pro 16, for designers, illustrators and photographers.


The new Cintiq Pro tablets feature a slim and sleek design and a new Precision Pen with greater accuracy and pressure sensitivity. (Source: Wacom.)

The Wacom Cintiq Pro 13 and 16 are compatible with both Macs and PCs and feature full HD (1920×1080) and ultra HD (3840×2160) resolution, respectively. Both Cintiq Pro configurations deliver vivid colours, the 13-inch model providing 87% of the Adobe RGB colour space, while the16-inch model encompasses 94%. The new Pro Pen 2 bundled with the tablets delivers four times greater accuracy and pressure sensitivity than the previous Pro Pen and creates an intuitive, free-flowing experience with virtually lag-free tracking. The glass surface of the tablet produces just the right amount of friction and is coated to reduce reflection, while a new optical bonding process greatly reduces parallax, providing a pen-on-screen performance that emulates the natural feel and feedback of a traditional pen or brush.

Both Cintiq Pro models also feature multi-touch for easy and fast navigation as well as the ability to pinch, zoom and rotate illustrations, photos or models within supporting 2-D or 3-D creative software applications. The new tablets also feature a modern, sleeker and thinner design that is easy to slip into a laptop bag or backpack. Priced at AU$1,399 , the Cintiq Pro 13 is expected to be available online at the Wacom eStore at https://buywacom.com.au/ and at select retail locations from mid-December. The Cintiq Pro 16, with an RRP of AU$2,199, is expected to be available in February.