Review: Wacom Cintiq Pro

Wacom has pushed the boundaries again with its Cintiq Pro 13 and 16-inch graphics tablets.

Our Verdict

It was hard to imagine where improvements could be made to this kind of technology, but Wacom has managed it, with a more natural experience, on a beautifully crafted device that has a much better screen than previous models.

For

  • Excellent resolution
  • Good colour accuracy
  • Wacom Pro Pen 2 is comfortable and accurate

Against

  • Built-in legs are good but not adjustable
  • For physical buttons you must purchase the remote

Why you can trust Creative Bloq Our expert reviewers spend hours testing and comparing products and services so you can choose the best for you. Find out more about how we test.

Wacom has long been at the top of the game when it comes to interactive pen displays, aka graphics tablets. Wacom's Cintiq range is the premium option for artists and designers working in both 2D and 3D applications.

Wacom Cintiq Pro: stats

Wacom Cintiq Pro 13-inch
Resolution: 1920 x 1080 full HD | Colour gamut: 87% Adobe | Size: 360 x 235 x 13.9mm |Soft keys, touch input and settings

Wacom Cintiq Pro 16-inch
Resolution: 3840 x 2160 4K | Colour gamut: 94% Adobe RGB | Size: 410 x 265 x 17.5 mm |Soft keys, touch input and settings

Thank you for reading 5 articles this month* Join now for unlimited access

Enjoy your first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

*Read 5 free articles per month without a subscription

Join now for unlimited access

Try first month for just £1 / $1 / €1

The Verdict
4.5

out of 10

Review: Wacom Cintiq Pro

It was hard to imagine where improvements could be made to this kind of technology, but Wacom has managed it, with a more natural experience, on a beautifully crafted device that has a much better screen than previous models.

Rob Redman

Rob Redman is the editor of 3D World and ImagineFX magazines and has a background in animation, visual effects, and photography. As a 3D artist he created the mothership in the Webby winning Plot Device and was animator on the follow-up; Order up. He has created training for Cinema 4D and Blackmagic Design Fusion artists. He's been a published product and food photographer since the age of 15. As well as being a multi-instrumentalist, Rob is also an avid beard grower.