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Jason Chatfield reviews the Wacom Cintiq Companion Hybrid tablet

Ginger Meggs cartoonist and comedian Jason Chatfield has posted his review of the Wacom Cintiq Companion Hybrid drawing tablet after a month of use.

Boiling it all right down, do I like drawing on it? The answer is yes. I?ve worked full days on it while traveling for the last four weeks and it means I?m not pulling all-nighters to get my artwork done before I leave for a trip. I can get the exact same result on this tablet as I can on my big Cintiq 21 in the studio. It does take a minute or two to get used to the resolution if you run it in 1920 x 1080 but the definition is very impressive.

Whether it?s the right product for you is obviously going to depend on the kind of work you do, so it?s worth using a friend?s Android tablet to see how Photoshop and other mobile tablet apps work before you make the purchase.

Visit his site to read the review, plus the QA in the comments or watch the video below.

The 32GB version runs $1,599.

Community Comments

#1 Nathan Rackley
@ 9:37 am

Well, that was certainly useful information. Probably one of the most thorough reviews of the new Cintiq Hybrid I’ve seen.

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