TOKYO — Wacom has introduced a new and significantly upgraded version of its Intuos pen tablet. Bundled with software for drawing, painting and image editing, the new Intuos tablet offers an immediate entry into digtial art.
Upon purchase of the new Intuos, users can download up to $160 worth of creative software, including Corel Painter Essentials 6 for design and illustration, Celsys Clip Studio Paint Pro for comic and Magna creation, and Corel AfterShot 3 for photo editing. Numerous video tutorials by Wacom, Corel and Celsys will help users get started.
New Intuos features include built-in wireless Bluetooth integration on some models, and three color choices. Available in small and medium sizes, all models have the same active tablet area as previous versions but with a smaller footprint and lighter weight. A built-in pen tray, four express keys, an LED indicator, and in the Bluetooth models, a 60 percent improvement on battery life, rounds out the upgrade.
The included pen boasts 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity, battery-free Wacom EMR technology, and an improved ergonomic design with increased weight and soft touch grip area, in-pen nib compartment and nib extractor.
Wacom Intuos Small with Bluetooth is available in charcoal black, pistachio green or berry pink for $99. Without Bluetooth, the Small model is available in charcoal black for $79.
Intuos Medium with Bluetooth is available in charcoal black, pistachio green or berry pink for $199.