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Wacom launches new Cintiq for entry level artists, students and enthusiasts

The new entry-level class of creative pen display with an optimized feature set for a growing group of young art-and-design students is here!

For who is this new Cintiq?

At the Consumer Electronics Show CES in the USA, Wacom announced a new class of creative pen display. The Wacom Cintiq 16 is a tool for digital sketching, illustration, and technical drawing and incorporates Wacom’s 35 years of experience and know-how in building products that make creativity more natural and productive.

The new Cintiq is specifically designed for young creative professionals, creative enthusiasts, art students and passionate hobbyists who want the trusted and reliable Wacom experience but may not require every advanced feature found in the Cintiq Pro product line. The Cintiq also provides an attractive option for existing creative pen tablet users looking to upgrade or emerging creatives who wish to try the Wacom pen-on-screen experience for the first time.

Price

The new model comes at a recommended retail price of 599,90 EUR or 529,99 GBP. The adjustable stand is optional and costs 79,90 EUR or 69,99 GBP. Products will be available at the Wacom E-Store and select retailers later this month.
*All prices in EUR and GBP are recommended retail prices incl. VAT.

Specs

The Cintiq 16 comes with Wacom’s Pro Pen 2 technology, offering professional grade pen technology for an entry-level price. It provides 8,192 levels of pressure sensitivity and tilt response for unparalleled precision and accuracy. Wacom’s EMR (Electro-Magnetic Resonance) technology does not require a pen battery or recharge, ever. The 1920 x 1080 full HD display offers 72 percent NTSC color, hardened cover glass with anti-glare treatment and a natural, paper-like feel.

The Cintiq 16 includes an attractive but compact design, making it easy to incorporate the Cintiq into a workspace, with a unique 3-in-1 cable connection that offers minimal clutter. The new Cintiq is perfect for users looking to customize their space with advanced digital pen and display tools.

History and purpose

With the introduction of the Cintiq in 2001, Wacom was the first company to deliver a creative pen display. These are used for virtually all animated movie creation, game development, and industrial design. Using a Wacom Cintiq or Cintiq Pro emulates working with traditional media like no other product. It’s natural and intuitive and it speeds production and enables immediate collaboration. Perfect for illustration, graphic design, photo retouching, and layout design, the Cintiq 16 is relevant for both creative enthusiasts and emerging professionals. Compatible with both PC and Mac, the Cintiq line works with hundreds of pressure-sensitive apps from companies such as Adobe, Autodesk, Pixologic, Celsys, Corel and The Foundry.

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