Wacom Intuos Pen Tablet (2018) for Creative Beginners and Enthusiasts

March 6, 2018 | Mark Goldstein | Digital | Comment | |

Wacom has launched their new Intuos pen tablet to “Get Creative”. A new, significantly upgraded version of its Intuos pen tablet for creative beginners and enthusiasts, it is bundled with software for drawing, painting and image editing.

Wacom Press Release

Wacom introduces new Intuos pen tablet to “Get Creative” 

Technologically and ergonomically improved pen tablet bundled with creative software provides an immediate start into digital art

Tokyo, Japan – 6 March 2018 – Today, Wacom announced a new, significantly upgraded version of its Intuos pen tablet for creative beginners and enthusiasts. Bundled with software for drawing, painting and image editing, the new Intuos tablet offers an immediate start into digital art. Anyone interested in getting creative on a digital level will be able to enjoy a natural pen experience, improved accuracy and enhanced online navigation capability. Ambitious comic and Manga fans, hobby painters and photographers only need to download a software of choice to “get creative.”

“Wacom has a legacy of providing state-of-the-art technology and full solutions to our customers,” said Faik Karaoglu, Executive Vice President at Wacom’s Creative Business Unit. “We know that only the combination of hardware and software allows for the most effective entry into the world of design. That is why we asked leading software partners to join us in the new pen tablet offer. We believe that our customers will love the new Intuos for its advanced technology and software options.”

Upon purchase of the new Wacom 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 found here 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.

Configuration, Pricing and Availability

The new Intuos line comes in small and medium sizes and offers the following features:

Wacom Intuos Small

With Bluetooth

  • Software options offer a choice of two out of three software downloads:  Corel® Painter® Essentials™ 6, Corel® AfterShot™ 3, or CELSYS CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO (in China: UDM PAINT PRO)
  • Color: charcoal black, pistachio green or berry pink (in selected regions)
  • Price: USD 99.95, EUR 99.90, GBP 89.99*

Without Bluetooth

  • Software options offer a choice of one out of two software downloads:

Corel® Painter® Essentials™ 6, or Corel® AfterShot™ 3

  • Color: charcoal black
  • Price: USD 79.95, EUR 79.90, GBP 69.99*

Wacom Intuos Medium

With Bluetooth

  • Software: Purchasers may download all three software options:  Corel® Painter® Essentials™ 6, Corel® AfterShot™ 3, or CELSYS CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO (in China: UDM PAINT PRO)
  • Color: charcoal black, pistachio green or berry pink (in selected regions)
  • Price: USD 199.95, EUR 199.90, GBP 179.99*

*All prices in EUR and GBP including VAT

Wacom Intuos is available now here

Explore new ways to get creative with Wacom Intuos

Whatever you love to create, Wacom Intuos can help you find new ways to draw, paint and edit your photos. It’s easy to setup and use, and up to three unique creative applications are included for you.*

An extension of you

The first thing you’ll notice when using Wacom Intuos is how comfortable it feels. The pressure sensitive, battery-free pen provides
a natural drawing experience and its ergonomic design and weight balance calibration deliver precision and control.

Clever, compact and stylish

The super slim and compact design means that this pen tablet is at home anywhere. But don’t be fooled by its looks, it’s still as durable and powerful as ever. With the active drawing area stretching edge to edge, you have more room on your desk and more room to create. The built-in pen tray holds your pen in place, whilst the four ExpressKeys™ allow you to work quickly and easily.

Plus, the addition of Bluetooth connectivity on selected models means you can connect to your PC at the click of a button.

Software to suit you

Tailor the Wacom Intuos to enhance your style by downloading up to three pieces of incredible creative software. Corel® Painter®
Essentials™ 6, Corel® Aftershot™ 3 and CLIP STUDIO PAINT PRO are all free to download* so, whether you love to draw manga art, paint
digital watercolours or add a dash of magic to your photos, these applications will help you unlock more from your creative passion.

Key features

- The pen’s 4,096 levels of pressure sensitivity gives you more control and precision.
- The battery-free pen allows for light and comfortable use thanks to EMR (Electro-Magnetic Resonance) technology.
- 4.2 Bluetooth connectivity (on select models) means no wires and no plug in.
- 2 pen buttons and 4 customizable ExpressKeys™ mean you have helpful shortcuts right at your fingertips.
- The large active drawing area allows for more space to create.
- Being 8.8mm thin, means this tablet is as slim as a smartphone.
- Wacom Intuos comes in black, pistachio and berry** colours that suit any surrounding.

*To get your complimentary software you need to sign-in or create a Wacom ID with your personal data and register your Intuos. Number of available software depends on the model.

**Berry only available in certain regions

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