Best Art Tablets

Remember the time when artists used to paint on canvasses? Well, those days are long gone as technology has hit even the art sector. Smartphones and tablets have replaced our day-to-day use gadgets. 

As kids, we all loved using the Microsoft Paint application on the computer. Now we have graphic art tablets which are designed specifically for all your drawing needs. These art tablets have built-in tools, which makes the job easy for any artist.

The tablets usually come with a stylus pen to make those free-hand drawings that you want to. These pens are as good as pencils or any brush that the artist uses. Also, these drawing tablets can be connected to the internet and to big screens, which can make drawing more interesting.

Best Art Tablet Reviews

Let’s check the best art tablets on the market today. 

Kamvas Pro 12 by Huion Review

HUION KAMVAS Pro
4.4/5

This digital tablet for artists is among the best on the market. The best feature of this tablet is the screen. The screen is a fully laminated IPS screen that offers a viewing angle of upto 178 degrees. The screen displays minute details of your drawings without any distortion. The screen is almost paper-like. The screen resolution is 1920×1080 HD.

The tablet has 4 shortcut keys which are fully customizable, and a touch bar. The user can have all the preferred options like brush adjustment, zoom and page scroll, etc., on this touch bar. It is compatible with Windows, Mac, and Chromebook. It also comes with an adjustable stand which you can adjust for 6 angles, so you can set up at your most comfortable position.

Product Specifications:

  • Make/Brand: Huion
  • Model Number: Kamvas Pro 12
  • Product Dimensions: 13.78 x 7.82 x 0.43 inches
  • Product Weight: 1.69 pounds

Product Features:

  • The product provides a great drawing experience to the user.
  • The screen is fully laminated and has anti-glare glass. This offers a great visual effect on the drawings and also reduces the harsh glare due to bright light. 
  • It comes with a stylus that is battery-free that features 8192 pen pressure levels and ±60 degrees tilt.

What We Liked

What We Didn’t Like

VEIKK VK1200 Art Tablet Review

4.4/5

This tablet is one of the most stylish and elegant-looking tablets available.  It comes with a fully laminated glass which is anti-glare. The display comes with a resolution of 1920×1080 HD. It also provides a viewing angle of 178 degrees. The screen provides a very clear picture even if there is bright light. The screen is scratch-resistant. 

The tablet has a stylish design with a metal body and a smooth curve. There are anti-slip mats that make the tablet more stable, and it won’t slide when you are using it. 

Product Specifications:

  • Make/Brand: Veikk
  • Model Number: Veikk VK1200
  • Product Dimensions: 12.52 x 7.4 x 0.51 inches
  • Product Weight: 1.78 pounds

Product Features:

  • The tablet has 6 shortcut keys that are fully customizable. The keys are set to some functions by default, but you can always set them as per your preference.
  • The tilt function provides a ±60 degree tilt support. This means that you don’t have to adjust the brush position repeatedly. 
  • The tablet has a narrow border since it has an infinity screen display. 
  • The tablet is compatible with the widely used Mac, Windows, and Linux Operating Systems.

What We Liked

What We Didn’t Like

Simbans PicassoTab Drawing Tablet Review

Simbans PicassoTab
4.4/5

This is an affordable drawing tablet, the first budget drawing tablet with a pen. It has an Autodesk app which is pre-installed, and a pen that allows you to make notes or draw pictures. The tablet runs on Android; hence you can easily download all the social media apps such as Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. 

It has a front 2-megapixel camera that comes in handy if you want to use Skype. You can also install your favorite games. The games run smoothly due to the quality of the processor and the RAM.

Product Specifications:

  • Make/Brand: Simbans
  • Model Number: Picasso Tab
  • Product Dimensions: 10.24 x 6.81 x 0.39 inches
  • Product Weight: 2.91 pounds

Product Features:

  • It features an IPS HD touch screen. The high-definition screen resolution allows you to make crystal clear drawings. 
  • It has a quad-core processor. This high-speed processor allows you to run multiple programs. The tablet runs on Android.
  • It has an internal storage of 32 GB and 2 GB of RAM.
  • It comes with 4 free items: a good quality tablet case, drawing glove, universal power charger, and a screen guard that is pre-installed. 
  • The tablet can be connected to any Wi-Fi network, can be hooked to a TV through the HDMI port, and so on.

What We Liked

What We Didn’t Like

M708 by UGEE Graphics Tablet Review

UGEE M708
4.4/5

If you are looking for a tablet with large drawing space, then UGEE M708 is the one for you. Also, it is one of the cheapest available drawing tablets. The drawing surface has a paper texture that allows smooth drawing without any delay or lag.

The 8 shortcut keys can be customized for the most commonly used functions such as zoom, eraser, scrolling, undo, etc. For all the left-hand users, once you select the left-hand mode, the screen will be rotated by 180 degrees. Programs such as Photoshop, Comic Studio, 3D Max are highly compatible with this device.

Product Specifications:

  • Make/Brand: UGEE
  • Model Number: M708 
  • Product Dimensions: 14.09 x 8.28 x 0.32 inches
  • Product Weight: 2.6 pounds

Product Features:

  • The UGEE M708 has a 10×6 inch drawing surface area.
  • It has 8 Shortcut keys that are fully customizable. 
  • It has 8192 levels of pen pressure.
  • The tablet is multi-compatible with Mac and Windows Operating Systems.
  • It offers Right as well as a Left-handed mode for all the left-handed artists out there.
  • The 266 refresh rate offers a great painting experience without any sort of delay.

What We Liked

What We Didn’t Like

Conclusion

So if we have to draw a conclusion amongst the four tablets, then you should definitely go forward with the Huion Kamvas Pro 12 tablet as it has all the best features expected from a drawing tablet. It is also an affordable tablet, which is a plus. You can also check our article on the best laptop for art students.

One of the most important aspects while choosing a drawing tablet is the ease of portability. The Kamvas Pro 12 is very thin and lightweight, which makes it perfect for carrying around. You can always carry your tablet when you travel. The anti-glare screen provides an adequate safety measure to your eyes. 

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