Wacom Intuos4 Pen Tablets

Wacom has released the new Intuos4 pen tablet with a change in design and new features. The Intuos4 is now available in four different wide-format sizes, S ($229), M ($349), L ($469), and XL ($789).

Intous4 now features the new Wacom Tip Sensor which allows precision and control with only a single gram of pen pressure. It now offers 2,048 levels of pen pressure sensitivity which up from 1,024 for the Intuos3.

Another new feature is the finger-sensitive Touch Ring, which allows you to control up to four different functions in each application for on-the-fly adjustments such as zooming, scrolling, brush size, canvas rotation, and more.

The eight programmable ExpressKeys are now grouped on one side, with OLED illuminated labels, which is a nice addition. If you are left handed, just rotate the tablet 180° degrees, and change a control panel setting, to adjust the tablet from a right-handed to a left-handed configuration.

The new weighted pen stand and pen holder also functions as a handy twist-off storage compartment for pen nibs and handy nib removal tool. Also included is the newly redesigned five-button mouse. Make sure to check out Wacom for more information on all the new features.

So is the Intuos4 worth the upgrade? Let us know what you think.

Link: intuos.wacom.com

Purchase Price: S ($229), M ($349), L ($469), and XL ($789) BUY NOW

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3 comments

  1. Adam 8 years ago

    Hi, I’m a younger illustrator (15 years, eek!), who, unfortunately has a low budget, and so I currently own a bamboo which does do me good for now, but is it a good idea to buy one of these if money is tight? They only just fit my budget and I figure that having one of these, which I have estimated are around 6/7 times better than the bamboo (taking pressure / size etc into account), will be largely beneficial.

    The only gripe I have is the size – I have grown used to my bamboo and sometimes the size is a plus, as it allows me to do more work with less effort. Is having a large tablet tiring on large projects that can leave you working for up to 2-10 hours at a time?

    Thanks.

    -Adam.

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  2. Fuzu 7 years ago

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  3. jeffery vanmeter 7 years ago

    Hi just figured i would let you know that i had a issue with this blog appearing blank also. Might be chimpanzees in the system.

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