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Wacom launches new Intuous Pro Small graphics tablet

Saturday, May 11th, 2019 | Posted by Jim Thacker

 
Wacom has launched the Intous Pro Small | Kingfisher, a new 10.6-inch graphics tablet aimed at professional artists on the move.

The model rounds out the company’s line of professional tablets once more, its 13.2-inch Medium and 16.8-inch Large counterparts having been updated in 2017.

Smaller, lighter and more sensitive than the previous-generation model
The Kingfisher fills a similar gap in the market to the Small model from the previous generation of Intuous tablets, but with a few notable improvements.

It’s smaller and lighter, for one thing – two inches narrower and half a pound lighter – but actually has a slightly larger drawing area, thanks to a narrower surrounding bezel.

Like its Medium and Large counterparts, it also now comes with Wacom’s Pro Pen 2, which raises the levels of pressure sensitivity from 2,096 to 8,192.

Other than that, the specs are largely unchanged, as you can see from the comparison table below.

 

Wacom Intuous Pro Small specifications: previous-generation model vs 2019 model
Old New
Dimensions 320 x 208 x 12mm
(12.6 x 8.2 x 0.5”)
269 x 170 x 8mm
(10.6 x 6.7 x 0.3”)
Active drawing area 157mm x 98 mm
(6.2 x 3.9”)
160 x 100mm
(6.3 x 3.9”)
Weight 660g (1.5lbs) 450g (0.99lbs)
Stylus Grip Pen Pro Pen 2
Pressure levels 2048 8192
Tilt levels 50 60
Resolution 5080lpi 5080lpi
Multi-touch? Yes Yes
ExpressKeys 6 6
Touch Ring 4 functions 4 functions

 
At $249.95, the price is virtually identical to the old model: lower than the $379.95 Medium and $499.95 Large models, but higher than similarly specced models from manufacturers like Huion.

Price and system requirements
The Intous Pro Small | Kingfisher is available now. It is compatible with desktop machines running Windows 7+ or macOS 10.12+. It costs $249.95.

Read more about the new Intous Pro Small | Kingfisher on Wacom’s website

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