How to Choose the Best Sketching Tablets (2018) - Buyer's Guide

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This website will help you pick a good sketching tablets. The top list below features some of the best models on the market. Pick a sketching tablets out of our list and immediately buy it!

You will not be able to compare all the sketching tablets on the market by yourself. There are too many options! That is why we offer you our top list (and the extended top 30 list) of the best sketching tablets. It will help you make the right choice in a shorter time.

Top of Sketching Tablets of 2018

Rating Image Name and Features Details
4.8
Turcom Ts-6610 Graphic Tablet Drawing Tablets 1. Turcom Ts-6610 Graphic Tablet Drawing Tablets
Compatible with corel painter, coreldraw, adobe photoshop, adobe illustrator, adobe fireworks, macromedia flash, comicstudio, sai, infinite stratos, 3d max, autodesk maya, pixologic zbrushand, sketchbook.
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4.5
Huion H690 Graphic Tablet Drawing Tablets 2. Huion H690 Graphic Tablet Drawing Tablets
The pen is pressure sensitive.
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4.5
Xp-pen G430s Osu Tablet 3. Xp-pen G430s Osu Tablet
The perfect replacement for a traditional mouse.
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4.0
Wacom Intuos Pro Digital Graphic Drawing Tablet 4. Wacom Intuos Pro Digital Graphic Drawing Tablet
Usb port, windows 7 or later (64bit), mac os 10.10 or later, bluetooth classic for wireless connection to pc or mac, bluetooth le for wireless connection to mobile devices (in paper mode), internet connection to download driver, and software.
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4.0
Parblo A610 10 X 6 Graphic Drawing Tablet 5. Parblo A610 10 X 6 Graphic Drawing Tablet
Up to 2048 levels pressure sensitivity let the panel feel your pressure precisely.
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3.5
10-inch High Contrast Lcd Ewriter Tablet 6. 10-inch High Contrast Lcd Ewriter Tablet
Multiple purpose for variable occasions — drawing/inkless sketching/paperless drafting pad or memo/planning/bulletin board it should be for all ages.
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3.3
Parblo A610 10 X 6 Graphic Drawing Pen Tablet 7. Parblo A610 10 X 6 Graphic Drawing Pen Tablet
3-button mouse commands and 8 shortcut keys, ease of operation saving more time.
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3.0
Wacom Bamboo One Ctl471 Drawing Pen Small Tablet 8. Wacom Bamboo One Ctl471 Drawing Pen Small Tablet
Ergonomically designed battery free pen that give you comfort and precise control to paint, draw and sketch.
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№ 1. Turcom Ts-6610 Graphic Tablet Drawing Tablets and Pen Stylus for Pc Mac Computer, 10 X 6.25 Inches Surface Area 2048 Levels of Pressure Sensitive Surface with 8 Hot Keys, 5080 Lpi Resolution, Ideal for Kids and Artists
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Quality
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.8
Turcom TS-6610 16 x 2 x 12.5 inches 2.3 pounds
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Pro graphics design art pad for artists, students, graphic designers. Use it as a digital pen or for manga, anime, photo editing with photoshop, sketching, drawing, industrial design, architectural design, writing, signing documents. Replace your standard mouse and turn your computer into a digital drawing canvas with the natural feel of a pen on paper. 2.048 levels of pressure lets you create precise variations in line width and opacity or unique brush effects in your favorite creative software. Comes with wireless digital pen and pen holder. Compatible with windows and mac, macbook pro computers. Windows 7/windows 8/windows 8.1/windows 10/ mac os 10.8.0/10.10.0 or higher.

Compatible with corel painter, coreldraw, adobe photoshop, adobe illustrator, adobe fireworks, macromedia flash, comicstudio, sai, infinite stratos.3d max, autodesk maya, pixologic zbrushand, sketchbook. Large active are of 10 inches by 6.25 inches provides you a sensitive platform to show your talent and creativity. Resolution: 4000 lines per inch (lpi), report rate speed (rps): 220.

 

 
Pro
Pro graphics design art pad
The pen is pressure sensitive
Large active are
Con
I liked everything about it.
 

 

 
№ 2. Huion H690 Graphic Tablet Drawing Tablets and Pen Stylus for Pc Mac Computer, 9 X 6 Inches Surface Area 2048 Levels of Pressure Sensitive Surface with 3 Hot Keys, 5080 Lpi Resolution
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Construction
4/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
Huion FBA_TS-690 15.5 x 12.7 x 1.5 inches 2.19 pounds
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Pro graphics design art pad for artists, students, graphic designers. Use it as a digital pen or for manga, anime, photo editing with photoshop, sketching, drawing, industrial design, architectural design, writing, signing documents. Replace your standard mouse and turn your computer into a digital drawing canvas with the natural feel of a pen on paper. Compatible with windows and mac, macbook pro computers. Windows 7/windows 8/windows 8.1/windows 10/ mac os 10.8.0/10.10.0 or higher. Compatible with corel painter, coreldraw, adobe photoshop, adobe illustrator, adobe fireworks, macromedia flash, comicstudio, sai, infinite stratos.3d max, autodesk maya, pixologic zbrushand, sketchbook.

Large active area of 9 inches by 6 inches provides you a sensitive platform to show your talent and creativity. Resolution: 5080 lines per inch (lpi), report rate speed (rps): 220. 2048 levels of pressure lets you create precise variations in line width and opacity or unique brush effects in your favorite creative software. Comes with wireless digital pen and pen holder.

 

 
Pro
Pro graphics design art pad
The pen is pressure sensitive
Large active area
Con
Can only be used by one person at a time.
 

 

 
№ 3. Xp-pen G430s Osu Tablet Ultrathin Graphic Tablet 4 X 3 Inch Digital Tablet Drawing Pen Tablet for Osu! White (8192 Levels Pressure)
 

Ease of use
4/5
 

Materials
5/5
 

Construction
4/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.5
XP-PEN 6.5 x 4.2 x 0.1 inches 9.1 ounces
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Gameplay, drawing, painting, sketching, e-signatures etc. No need to install drivers for osu. Designed for both right and left hand users. The perfect replacement for a traditional mouse. The xp-pen advanced battery-free stylus does not require charging, allowing for constant uninterrupted draw and play. The report rate of the g430s has increased to 266 rps, making lines flow quicker and smoother, enhancing overall performance. The one-click toggle allows you to switch between pen and eraser instantly. The g430s is only 2mm thick, it s as slim as all primary level graphic tablets, allowing you to carry it with you on the go.

 

 
Pro
The g430s is only 2mm thick
Active area
The report rate
The perfect replacement
Con
Does not have enough color options.
 

What are the price limits for decent sketching tablets?

Price is a very important factor of any sketching tablets. Usually, the higher it costs the better its quality. However, we recommend you to consider all characteristics of a sketching tablets. There are many models with an average price tag that can compete with the most expensive options.

 

 
№ 4. Wacom Intuos Pro Digital Graphic Drawing Tablet for Mac Or Pc, Medium, (pth660) New Model
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Construction
3/5
 

Quality
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Wacom PTH660 13.1 x 8.5 x 0.3 inches 8.91 pounds
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Download the latest drivers on wacom s website for optimal experience. System requirements: usb port, windows 7 or later (64bit), mac os 10.10 or later, bluetooth classic. Medium size is a super-slim tablet design with a more compact footprint (13.2 x 8.5 ) and larger active area than previous models (8.7 x 5.8 ). System requirements: usb port, windows 7 or later (64bit), mac os 10.10 or later, bluetooth classic for wireless connection to pc or mac, bluetooth le for wireless connection to mobile devices (in paper mode), internet connection to download driver, and software. Speed your workflow with multi-touch gestures, customizable express keys, radial menus and pen side switches; display toggle: yes.

New pen technology supports 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity, tilt-response and virtually lag-free tracking.

 

 
Pro
Speed your workflow
New pen technology supports 8192 levels
System requirements
Medium size is a super-slim tablet design
Con
Works great, but it is too big for a small apartment.
 

 

 
№ 5. Parblo A610 10 X 6 Graphic Drawing Tablet with 8 Express Keys, 2 P50s Rechargeable Pen, Wool Felt Liner Bag, Replacement Nibs, Transparent Film and Two-finger Glove
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Materials
2/5
 

Construction
5/5
 

Quality
4/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
4.0
Parblo A610 17.3 x 12.1 x 3 inches 3.4 pounds
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Slim, sleek, super lightweight panel with compact design and delicate craftsmanship. 10″ x 6″ large active area.5080lpi resolution.230 rps bring smooth using experience, similar to a thin paper. 3-button mouse commands and 8 shortcut keys, ease of operation saving more time. Up to 2048 levels pressure sensitivity let the panel feel your pressure precisely. Drawing painting, sketching, handwriting, marking, signaturing, a couple of uses.

 

 
Pro
Drawing painting
3-button mouse commands
Con
The material quickly gets wet under the rain.
May be expensive for some people.
 

 

 
№ 6. 10-inch High Contrast Lcd Ewriter Tablet, for Inkless Drawing Or Paperless Sketching (10-inch, Black)
 

Ease of use
5/5
 

Materials
3/5
 

Construction
3/5
 

Quality
3/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.5
Wicue 9.8 x 0.3 x 6.9 inches 10.4 ounces
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Built-in lock setting – keep your writing even if you have it in your bag. One button to erase – easy to use even for kids. Pressure-sensitive lcd screen – exactly similar experience with paper while you can be entertained in drawing or writing. Inkless and paperless – then healthy and tidy, with non-toxicity and no contamination to hands, no need to clear up after use. Durable and low energy consuming – erasable for 100.000 times during the lifetime of one replaceable coin-cell battery, or work normally as long as 1 years. Multiple purpose for variable occasions – drawing/inkless sketching/paperless drafting pad or memo/planning/bulletin board it should be for all ages. It can be a kid learning toy, to-do-listing/grocery-listing board upon kitchen fridge, memo pad on office desktop or planning board in office and much more.

High contrast lcd board – handwriting is clear with wide view angle up to 180 deg., and visible even from 100 ft far away. No harm for eyes for no backlight needed.

 

 
Pro
Pressure-sensitive lcd screen
High contrast lcd board
Built-in lock setting
Multiple purpose
Con
Use this product with a protective cover unless you want to break it.
Works great, but it is too big for a small apartment.
 

 

 
№ 7. Parblo A610 10 X 6 Graphic Drawing Pen Tablet 2048 Levels Pressure with Grey Wool Liner Bag and Anti-fouling Glove
 

Ease of use
2/5
 

Materials
3/5
 

Construction
3/5
 

Quality
5/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.3
Parblo 4328329180 12.8 x 8.5 x 1.4 inches 3.2 pounds
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Slim, sleek, super lightweight panel with compact design and delicate craftsmanship. Drawing painting, sketching, handwriting, marking, signaturing, a couple of uses. 3-button mouse commands and 8 shortcut keys, ease of operation saving more time. 2040 levels pressure sensitivity enables the panel to feel your pressure precisely, thick or thin. Sparse or dense, all depends on your hand. 10″ x 6″ active area allows you to release your inspiration on enough space. 5080lpi resolution.230 rps bring you smooth using experience, similar to a thin paper. Ergonomic digital stylus, makes you feel like drawing by a pencil.

 

 
Pro
2040 levels pressure sensitivity enables
10″ x 6″ active area allows you
3-button mouse commands
Con
Lacks many useful features.
Was not delivered in time.
 

 

 
№ 8. Wacom Bamboo One Ctl471 Drawing Pen Small Tablet for Windows and Mac Including Black Standard Nibs
 

Ease of use
2/5
 

Materials
4/5
 

Construction
4/5
 

Quality
2/5
 
Overall Brand Model Dimensions Weight Details
3.0
Wacom BC82409 10.9 x 0.4 x 6.9 inches 1.16 pounds
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Works very well with popular softwares like photoshop, sketchbook express, artrage studio, and drawpad for windows. Ergonomically designed battery free pen that give you comfort and precise control to paint, draw and sketch. Includes one pen tablet and pen, replacement nibs, usb cable, driver disk, quick start guide, warranty card. Physical size: 8.3 x 0.3 x 5.7 inches; active area is 5.9 x 3.7 inches. Painting, drawing, sketching or document mark-up.

 

 
Pro
Includes one pen tablet
Ergonomically designed battery free pen
Works very well
Lite art creation
Physical size
Con
Not suitable for regions with long winters.
 

What did you do to create the TOP list of sketching tablets?

We sincerely wanted to help our readers, so our team spent many hours comparing various sketching tabletsfrom different manufacturers. It was not easy, since we had to find a way to include both cheap and expensive sketching tabletsin our rating list. That is why we decided to make the price/quality ratio the determining factor. No matter what your budget is, you can use our guide to choose the best sketching tablets in the preferred price category.

How long does the warranty lasts for a decent sketching tablets?

You should buy sketching tabletsfrom brands with customer-friendly warranty policy. Trustworthy sketching tablets manufacturers offer two-year or even longer warranty period. You would not have any problems in case of any issues — simply take a broken product to the service center to get it replaced or fixed.

What should I do if I receive a wrong item instead of my sketching tablets?

If you were unlucky enough to get a wrong or broken product, use electronic mail or international telephone to contact the customer support team. They will help you to return your money or get the right sketching tablets.

What warranty should be offered with a decent sketching tablets?

In the most cases, two-year long warranty period is considered as optimal for sketching tablets. sketching tabletshave a tendency to lose their quality with time. Replacing old sketching tabletswith a new model is a much better option than an overpriced lifetime warranty.

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