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The best Cyber Monday drawing tablet deals

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Cyber Monday has finished, but there are still a few Cyber Monday drawing tablet deals out there for anyone arriving late, including savings on tablets from Wacom and Xencelabs – just don't leave it much longer, because there isn't much stock left on many of these!

Drawing tablets are great tools for artists as they allow you to sketch and draw using a stylus and touchscreen, which then converts your scribbles into digital art that you can view and edit on your computer. They can be very expensive, especially high-end models from Wacom (see our dedicated Wacom Cyber Monday page for more if you have your heart set on a Wacom device). This means Cyber Monday can be a blessing for anyone on a budget.

See below for quick links to retailers with the best Black Friday drawing tablet deals, and below that direct links to the best Cyber Monday drawing tablet deals still live. Make sure you also check our full Cyber Monday 2021 guide, our iPad Cyber Monday page and our Surface Pro Cyber Monday deals for more offers on hardware for creatives.

The best Cyber Monday drawing tablet deals: US

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Wacom Intuos Pro Large: $499.99 $399.99 at Best Buy (opens in new tab) / Adorama (opens in new tab).
Save $100: The largest tablet in the Intuos Pro family offers fine detail control for illustration, painting, or photo editing on a Mac or PC. It offers a 12in active area, three unique creative application tools, efficiency tools and, of course, the state-of-the-art Wacom Pro Pen 2.

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Wacom Intuos Pro Medium: $379.95 $299.95 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
Save $80: For a smaller screen, the Wacom Intuos Pro also offers exceptional pen performance with the Wacom Pro Pen 2 and the same host of options to speed up your workflow with multi-touch gestures and customizable ExpressKeys. There's $80 off at Newegg and Amazon (opens in new tab).

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Wacom One: $399.90 $345.90 at Amazon (opens in new tab)/ Adorama (opens in new tab) / B&H
(opens in new tab)Save $50: While there were no savings to be had on the Wacom One for Black Friday, Cyber Monday saw three retailers slash $50 from the price, and the deals are still live. Get Wacom's most affordable pen display for just $345.90.

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Xencelabs Medium Pen Tablet with Quick Keys bundle: $359.99 $323.99 at B&H (opens in new tab)
Save $36: B&H had $76 off this bundle over Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Unfortunately, that's finished but there's still chance for a saving on our top-rated tablet together with the Quick Keys remote. There's also $28 off the Medium tablet (opens in new tab) alone, or $20 off the small (opens in new tab).

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Wacom Intuos Pro Small: $249.95 $199.95 at Newegg (opens in new tab)
Save $50: Like its bigger brothers above, this drawing tablet uses the Pro Pen 2 for 8,192 levels of pressure sensitivity and tilt-response and offers a multi-touch surface and programmable ExpressKeys to speed up your workflow. Amazon also has $50 off (opens in new tab).

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Wacom Intuos Small: $79.95 $69.95 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $10: The standard Intuos doesn't have the tilt sensitivity as the Pro version but it's still a great graphics tablet for those starting out or who want to see what drawing on a graphics tablet is like without investing a lot of cash.

The best Cyber Monday drawing tablet deals: UK

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Wacom Cintiq Pro 24: £2,399 £2,199 at Wex Photo
(opens in new tab)Save £200: Looking for a full professional drawing tablet? Wex has £200 off the Cintiq Pro 24 Creative Pen Display Touch, which offers Wacom's most natural and accurate pen experience of all, with tilt detection and 8,192 levels of pressure sensitivity.

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Wacom One: £359 £259 at Wex Photo (opens in new tab)
Save £100: The Wacom One is the industry-leading brand's answer to new contenders' more affordable pend displays, and it's a brilliant budget drawing tablet for Windows or Mac users. Amazon and Currys had this deal too, but it's sold out, so grab it while you can at Wex.

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Huion Kamvas Pro 24 QHD: £849 £749 at Huion (opens in new tab)
Save £100:
One of the best premium tablets from Huion, the Kamvas Pro 24 QHD provides a 2.5K resolution pen display for a crisp, clear, picture that's great for illustration. Huion was offering £100 off over the weekend, but this is still a decent saving, and there aren't many left

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Wacom Cintiq 22: £869 £799 at Wex Photo (opens in new tab)
Save £70: This superb pen display offers Full HD resolution for clear details and an anti-glare coating with reduced parallax to help minimise distractions and replicate a pen-on-paper feel. Wex also has £30 off the smaller Cintiq 16 – now just £499 (opens in new tab)

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XP-PEN Artist15.6 Pro: £399.99 £369.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save £30: There was a much bigger saving on this over the weekend. There isn't much of a discount now, but it's still a great value pen display for a premium-like feel at a much cheaper price.

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Wacom Intuos Pro Small: £199.99 £180.52 at Amazon (opens in new tab)Save £19.47: Great pen performance and plenty of options to speed up your workflow make this a great drawing tablet for the price.

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Huion Inspiroy H430P: £35.98 £26.98 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save £9: This is probably the cheapest decent graphics tablet you'll find. There's £9 off but you can claim a voucher for another 20% off if you click the box.

When do Black Friday and Cyber Monday drawing tablet deals start?

Black Friday 2021 is officially 26 November, with Cyber Monday following on 29 November. These two dates will likely see the biggest drawing tablet deals, but retailers are starting their sales earlier and earlier, and we're now seeing Black Friday drawing tablet deas as early as the start of November. 

It's always hard to know whether to grab an early deal or hold out for the chance of a bigger saving, but as a general guide, we'd see if you see a very attractive saving in the run up to Black Friday, it's probably a good idea to grab it. The weekend between Black Friday and Cyber Monday also hosts plenty of excellent deals, so even if you don't find something on 26 November, there's a good chance more drawing tablet deals will pop up.

How to get the best Cyber Monday drawing tablet deals

There are a huge number of retailers out there that will be offering drawing tablet Cyber Monday deals, and while that offers you a lot of choice for finding the best deals, it can also be a bit overwhelming. So, to make things easier, follow these steps.

First of all, set out a budget. This will give you a good idea of the kind of deals that will be right for you. After all, if even after a big price cut, the drawing tablet you have your eye on is still too expensive, then you should look elsewhere.

If that happens, think about buying second hand, or looking at cheaper alternatives. While Wacom is the market leader, the likes of Huion and XP-Pen offer excellent alternatives that are usually less expensive, and those too should see price cuts on Black Friday.

Next, think about what you need from a drawing tablet. Do you need a large surface to draw on, or would a smaller, more compact tablet work better? Do you need accessories such as additional keys and buttons?

It may also be worth thinking if you need a dedicated drawing tablet, or if you'd be better off with an iPad or Android tablet with a stylus? These are more versatile, and could see big discounts as well (keep an eye on our iPad Cyber Monday deals page for details).

If you're buying for a child, then check out our best drawing tablets for kids guide for specific advice and recommendations.

Once you have a budget and your needs in mind, you can narrow down your search. We've also made life easier for you here, as we'll be updating this page in the run up to Black Friday and during the day itself to highlight all of the best drawing tablet deals we've found, so make sure you check back here first before you buy!

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Matt has been a technology journalist for well over a decade, writing for publications such as T3, MacFormat and Creative Bloq. He's a senior editor of TechRadar, Creative Bloq's sister site, where he can be found writing about and reviewing laptops, computers, monitors and more. He often writes for Creative Bloq, helping creatives find their perfect laptop or PC.