list of drawing tablets for beginners 2021

10 Best Drawing Tablets For Beginners In 2021 | Buyers Guide

Graphic Tablets !!! Everyone get surprised to know about this word. As after hearing it is clear that there is something like tablets that can some sketching or painting using some technical end. Yes, it’s quite true to let’s know about the exact meaning of the “Best Drawing Tablets For Beginners”.

Drawing Tablets 2019 UpdatesGraphical tablets or drawing tablet is very essential for digital artists. It will help to reduce the time effort and keep the doodle digitally. No matter that what stage you are you always need to buy drawing tablets for enhancing your graphical work.
 In the earlier time just like every artist have their own tools and paper in the same way these tablets have their own specification and many others which provide easy support to the designer.

 

If you are new and don’t know a lot about what specification should it have then let’s have a close look at the major qualities that graphical tablets have.

What makes the best drawing tablet for beginners?

Every drawing tablet has its own specifications according to the prize, brand, and size but apart from this, there is something that needs to be in every drawing tablet. Let’s see through one by one:-

Effective Area

The area is where we draw or our stylus work. You also have bezel or plastic edges that come between the screen and the casing in this area. It is only depending on your interest and experience level that how much area you required to draw over it.

Most tablets have active areas labeled but double-check the effective screen size before buying a Drawing tablet. Of course, you need a widescreen if you are a beginner.

Sensitivity

It means how much fast responsive your graphic pad is. As it is found in the user that his/her hardness of holding the brushes also affects the sensitivity of the tablets. The higher the sensitivity greater the response of the tablets.

Resolution

If you are someone who wants everything in a high resolution then you should care about the resolution then you need to care about the resolution your drawing tablets have.

Stylus

The stylus is a device that helps to draw over the tablets. The main thing to worry about is that it should be wireless. Nowadays Electromagnetic Resonance (EMR) stylus comes into existence. Which provides greater reliability and sets the user free from the wire and limited movement of the stylus. So it’s better to have an EMR stylus other than a wired or a battery-operated one.

Now let’s dig some of the tablets which suit best for every professional i.e. beginner or pro. We sorted some of the best drawing tablets to reduce your effort in every price range. It’s not in ascending or descending order but it depends upon the uses, budget, and proficiency of the user.

 

List Of Best Drawing Tablets For Beginners – Most Recommended

Bestseller No. 1
GAOMON PD1161 11.6 Inches Tilt Support Drawing Pen Display with 8192 Levels Pressure Sensitive Battery Free Pen AP50 and 8 Shortcut Keys
  • [11.6-Inches 1080P HD IPS Monitor]--GAOMON PD1161 drawing monitor comes with 1920x1080 HD IPS monitor paired with 72% NTSC(100%SRGB) Color Gamut, work area is 256.32×144.18mm (10*5.7 inch). High-end monitor ensure a more vivid display. Signal Output: Mini HDMI &Type-C; Viewing angle: 178°。
  • [±60 Degree Tilt Function]--GAOMON PD1161 graphic pen display support ±60 degree Tilt function. We can freely draw from various angles according to the subtle pressure differences, and every detailed modification will be recognized immediately.
  • [8192 Levels Battery-free Pen AP50 ]-- Say good bye to battery.No need to charge pen anymore, which is an humanized and environment-friendly design. The tablet equip with 8192 levels pen pressure, the thickness of the lines will change with the pressure you put on the pen, making the lines more natural and smooth. Two programmable hot-keys on pen body, and the default setting is erase and mouse right click.【8 Replacement nibs】--The replacement nibs inside of the pen holder.
  • [Warm Reminder]-- GAOMON PD1161 drawing pen display is not a standalone product, it must be used with a computer which running windows or mac OS. It not compatible with Chrombook (chrome OS) . [8 ProgrammableShortcut Keys]-- You can set shortcut keys on tablet driver based on your preferences, such as erase, zoom in/out, scroll up and down, and so on.
  • [OS Support& Art Program Compatibility]-- GAOMON PD1161 art tablet support Windows 7/8/8.1/10 or later, Mac OS 10.12 or later; Compatible with gimp,firealpaca,krita,medibang,zbrush,blender,Inkscape,Photoshop, Adobe illustrator, adode premiere, adobe after effect, sai version 2, clip studio paint, Corel Paintshop Pro,Autodesk Mudbox, Lightroom, Sketchbook Pro,etc. [WIDELY APPLICATION]-- Drawing, photography, animation,sketching, image editing, 3D sculpture, architectural designers ect.
SaleBestseller No. 2
Graphics Drawing Tablet, UGEE M708 10 x 6 inch Large Drawing Tablet with 8 Hot Keys, Passive Stylus of 8192 Levels Pressure, UGEE M708 Graphics Tablet for Paint, Design, Art Creation Sketch
  • 【Large Active Drawing Space】: UGEE M708 V2 graphic drawing tablet, features 10 x 6 inch large active drawing space with papery texture surface, provides enormous and smooth drawing for your digital artwork creation, offers no-lag sketch, painting experience;
  • 【8192 Passive Stylus Technology】: A more affordable passive stylus technology offers 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity allows you to draw accurate lines of any weight and opacity according to the pressure you apply to the pen, sharper line with light pressure and thick line with hard pressure, perfect for artistry design or unique brush effect for photo retouching;
  • 【Compatible with Multiple System&Softwares】: Powerful compatibility, tablet for drawing computer, perform well with Windows 10 / 8 / 7 and Mac OS X 10.10 or above; Driver program works with creative software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Macromedia Flash, Comic Studio, SAI, Infinite Stratos, 3D MAX, Autodesk MAYA, Pixologic ZBrush and more;
  • 【Ergonomically Designed Shortcuts】: 8 customizable express keys on the side for short cuts like eraser, zoom in and out, scrolling and undo, provide a lot more for convenience and helps to improve the productivity and efficiency when creating with the drawing tablet;
  • ❤Easy to Set Up& Best Customer Service❤: Suits for both right and left hand user with the pen holder and extra pen tips, ideal for professional artist, newbie designer and amateur hobbyist of all kind, provides 12-month hussle free warranty service and clock customer service;
Bestseller No. 3
[4 Bonus Items] Simbans PicassoTab 10 Inch Drawing Tablet with Stylus Pen and Keyboard, 4GB RAM, 64GB Storage, Android 10, Best Gift for Beginner Graphic Artist, Mini-Laptop for School - PLX
  • PORTABLE DRAWING TABLET - An affordable android tablet equipped with an active pen, palm rejection, pre-installed drawing apps and a glove. You can use your PicassoTab as a portable drawing tablet and it does not need to be connected to a computer for you to draw or sketch. You can also download other pen-friendly apps for note-taking.
  • 2-in-1 MINI LAPTOP - Connect your PicassoTab with the included Keyboard to make it a mini-Laptop. It comes with pre-installed apps like WPS Office, MS Word for all your productivity needs for school or work. Skype and Zoom also works perfectly with the built-in microphone and 2 Megapixel front camera.
  • LOTS of CONNECTIVITY PORTS - Your connectivity options are DUAL BAND WiFi (2.4 GHz or 5 GHz), USB-C, Micro-HDMI, Bluetooth, Inbuilt GPS and Headphone Jack. Connect your tablet to the TV via its micro-HDMI port and view your movies on the large screen. A certified version of Google Play Store is pre-installed for you to download all your favorite apps like Netflix, Facebook, Spotify etc.
  • FASTER RAM and BIGGER STORAGE - This is the NEWEST version of PicassoTab with 4GB of DDR4 RAM which is 50% faster than others. 64GB of storage makes it easy for you to store all your important drawing files, songs, pictures on the tablet. The storage can be expended further with 128GB of micro-SD card (not included). 
  • WORRY FREE PURCHASE - Comes with 30-day money-back Guarantee and 1-year Manufacturer’s warranty. You can contact us for any questions that you may have and our top-notch customer service staff will be ready to assist you.
SaleBestseller No. 4
Wacom PTH660 Intuos Pro Digital Graphic Drawing Tablet for Mac or PC, Medium, New Model, Black
  • Wacom’s trusted professional Pro Pen 2 technology in a precision graphics tablet, optimized for hours of image editing, illustration or design work
  • Slim tablet design in our most popular size (13.2” x 8.5”) with an active area of (8.7” x 5.8”) for anyone with a serious creative passion.No parallax
  • The Pro Pen 2 features 8,192 levels of pressure sensitivity, tilt-response and virtually lag-free tracking for ultimate precision and control – and because it’s battery free it never needs charging
  • Speed your workflow with the multi-touch surface, programmable express keys, radial menus and pen side-switches; Customize your experience with pro pen slim or pro pen 3D (sold separately)
  • System requirements: USB port, Windows 7 or later (64bit), Mac OS 10.12 or later, Bluetooth Classic for included wireless connection to PC or Mac
SaleBestseller No. 5
Drawing Tablet with Screen XOPPOX 15.6 Inch 2-in-1 Graphics Tablet Drawing Monitor Pen Display 1080P HD IPS Screen with Stand and 8192 Levels Battery-Free Stylus Compatible for Window/Mac
  • ✍ 【2-in-1 Drawing Tablet With Screen】 XOPPOX graphics drawing tablet can be connected with the HDMI cable to display or not display on the screen. It supports the Windows 7 system or later, Mac OS 10.11 or later, and must connect to a computer to work. Its wide compatibility with most creative Software like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, SAI and Lightroom. And it also can be used on online teaching and it’s compatible with office software, such as Microsoft office Word, Excel, and Power Point.
  • ✍ 【Offer You Smooth Drawing Experience】 D161 digital drawing tablet is with 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity stylus, the thickness of the lines will be changed with the pressure you put on the pen, which makes the line more smoother and natural. This battery-free pen no need to charge anymore, and there are 20 replacement pen nibs and 2 customizable buttons.
  • ✍ 【HD Visual Effect】 XOPPOX 15.6 inch drawing monitor comes with 1920x1080 HD IPS screen, paired with 92% NTSC(100%SRGB) Color Gamut and the work area is 256.32×144.18mm (10*5.7 inch), which will provide you a more real and bright colors experience, and will not let your eyes feel tired. Signal output: Mini HDMI & Micro USB.(include HDMI to mini HDMI cable and Micro USB to USB cable)
  • ✍ 【Install Through Computer Easily】 Please download and install the latest D161 driver from the xoppox official website according to your computer system(Compatible with Windows or Mac OS) Note: Please uninstall the drivers of other brand’s tablet before installing, otherwise it will cause conflicts. For Mac OS, after install successfully, you must set access permission to the computer and restart the computer before it can be used normally.
  • ✍ 【Lifetime Technical Support】 XOPPOX drawing tablet comes with a 12 months manufacturer's warranty and lifetime professional technical support after purchase. Please contact us if any problem about the product, or you can check the self-service problem solutions provided by XOPPOX official website, such as driver downloads, installation guides, electronic user manuals and other problem solutions.
Bestseller No. 6
2020 HUION KAMVAS 22 Plus Graphics Drawing Tablet with Full-Laminated QD LCD Screen 140%s RGB Android Support Battery-Free Stylus 8192 Pen Pressure Tilt Adjustable Stand - 21.5inch
  • Full Lamination Technology:The laminated screen of Kamvas 22 Plus helps reduce the parallax to the lowest and gives you full control on the cursor to where you expect to be. Plus, with the etched anti-glare glass panel, it reduces most unwanted glare offering you a natural pen-to-paper drawing feeling.
  • Brilliant QD LCD Screen:powered by Quantum Dot, Kamvas 22 Plus provides realistic color accuracy up to 140%s RGB. Moreover, with 1080p HD resolution,1200:1 strong contrast and 178° wide viewing angle, your artwork will be presented in amazing detail and clarity with exceptionally vibrant and lifelike color performance.
  • Premium Pen Technology:Benefit from the Huion PenTec3.0, PW517 is optimized with Capacitive Pressure Sensor making it responsive to every pen movement with virtually no lags. Shorten pen nibs and better nib firmness make the pen tip barely bounce back to improve accuracy and reduce offset. Along with 8192 pressure levels, tilt response and lag free tracking, PW517 delivers the most accurate and natural pen performance.
  • Easy Cable Connection: you can connect Huion Kamvas 22 Plus to your computer easily with the included convenient 3in1 Type-C cable or with the optional full-featured Type-C to Type-C cable. A USB-A port is added to connect flash disk, keyboard, mouse or other devices. The user-friendly connection design will bring you better convenience and higher efficiency.An adjustable stand is included to help you get into the perfect position to start your creation.
  • Work with Mac/Windows/Android: Kamvas 22 plus drawing monitor could work with Mac(MacOS 10.12 or later) and Windows computer(Windows 7 or later), moreover, you can connect it to your android devces with the included full-featured USB-C cable to release your inspiration whenever and wherever you want. Note:Your android device is supposed to support USB3.1 GEN1 or DP 1.2.
Bestseller No. 7
XP-PEN StarG640 6x4 Inch Ultrathin Tablet Drawing Tablet Digital Graphics Tablet with 8192 Levels Battery-Free Stylus Compatible with Chromebook-Rev B (for Drawing and E-Learning/Online Classes)
  • XP-PEN G640 graphics tablet is designed for digital drawing, painting, sketching, E-signatures, online teaching, remote work, photo editing, etc. XP-PEN G640 is compatible with Windows 10/8/7 and Mac 10.10 or above and Chrome OS 88 and above. It's compatible with the drawing program Adobe Photoshop, paint tool sai, illustrator, Corel draw, Corel painter, sketchbook, manga studio, clip studio paint, and more
  • StarG640 drawing tablet is the perfect replacement for a traditional mouse! The XP-PEN advanced Battery-free PN01 stylus does not require charging, allowing for constant uninterrupted Draw and Play, making lines flow quicker and smoother, enhancing overall performance. The one-click toggle allows you to switch between Pen and Eraser instantly. Comes with 20 replacement nibs, allowing you to have more fun
  • XP-PEN StarG640 pen tablet features 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity, its 6x4 inches active area, providing you with groundbreaking control and fluidity to expand your creative output. The G640 is only 2mm thick, it’s as slim as all primary level graphic tablets, allowing you to carry it with you on the go
  • XP-PEN G640 drawing tablet is ready to work seamlessly with Chromebook devices now, so you can create information-rich content and collaborate with teachers and classmates on Google Jamboard’s whiteboard; Take notes quickly and conveniently with Google Keep, and effortlessly sketch diagrams with the Google Canvas
  • XP-PEN G640 is an ideal tool for online teaching, e-learning, remote work, web-conferencing, it's compatible with Microsoft Office apps like Word, PowerPoint, OneNote, Zoom, Xsplit etc. Works perfect than a mouse, visually present your handwritten notes, signatures precisely. Register your XP-PEN tablet on XP-PEN Web to receive ExplainEverything program. XP-PEN provides a one-year warranty and lifetime technical support for all our pen tablets/displays
Bestseller No. 8
HUION Kamvas Pro 16 Plus 4K UHD Graphics Drawing Tablet with Full Laminated Screen 145% sRGB Battery-Free Stylus PW517 for PC, Mac, Android, 15.6-inch Pen Tablet Display
  • Outstanding Visuals: Huion Kamvas Pro 16 Plus features a stunning 15.6-inch 4K UHD display, delivering images on a new level of detail and clarity. Together with full lamination technology, IPS panel technology as well as anti-glare glass design, this graphics drawing monitor will provide the same highly immersive image quality across wide 178° viewing angles.
  • Amazing Color Accuracy: Powered by Quantum Dot technology, Kamvas Pro 16 plus pen display brings you brilliant, true-to-life colors than ever before with 145% sRGB wide color gamut, while 1200:1 contrast ratio delivers deeper black and brighter white. It is engineered to meet color-critical professional needs and help you complete your best work.
  • Advanced Pen performance: Featuring with Huion PenTech 3.0, the battery-free pen PW517 enables responsive and accurate pen performance with 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity, ±60° tilt recognition, virtually lag-free tracking. And the etched glass screen provides a natural, pen-on-paper feel.
  • Convenient connectivity: Dual USB-C ports offers flexible connectivity options for connecting to PC, Mac and Android devices. You can either connect this drawing tablet easily via a single 3-in-1 HDMI cable, or a full-featured USB-C cable and a power cable (all included). Experience clutter-free work space with Huion Kamvas Pro 16 Plus.
  • Strong Compatibility: Kamvas Pro 16 Plus drawing screen can work seamlessly with computers and laptops running Windows 7 or higher, MacOS 10.12 or higher, as well as Android phones and tablets that support USB3.1 GEN and DP1.2. It is also well compatible with most creative softwares like Adobe Photoshop, Clip Studio Paint, SAI, Lightroom, etc.
Bestseller No. 9
XP-PEN Artist13.3 Pro 13.3 Inch IPS Drawing Monitor Pen Display Full-Laminated Graphics Drawing Monitor with Tilt Function and 8 Shortcut Keys (8192 Levels Pen Pressure, 123% sRGB)
  • Adopting Fully-laminated Technology and Newly Passive Pen-The Artist 13.3 Pro seamlessly combines the glass and screen, to create a distraction-free working environment, virtually no parallax. Newly designed battery-free Stylus comes equipped with finer pen nibs, allowing you to draw and paint naturally and smoothly with more precise positioning and superior line performance
  • Supports Tilt Function-XP-Pen Artist 13.3 Pro supports up to 60 degrees of tilt function, so now you don't need to adjust the brush direction in the software again and again. Simply tilt to add shading to your creation and enjoy smoother and more natural transitions between lines and strokes
  • High Color Gamut-Pairs a superb color accuracy of 88% NTSC (Adobe RGB≧91%,sRGB≧123%) with a 178-degree viewing angle and delivers rich colors, vivid images, and dazzling details in a wider view. The screen surface comes with a pre-applied anti-glare optical film, featuring high transparency and scratch resistance that reduces glare while keeping your screen crisp and clear even bright light
  • Red Dial and 8 Shortcut Keys-The creative Red Dial interface combines 8 fully customizable shortcut keys, crafted to make your creative workflow as smooth as possible. There’s no need to reset the functions of the shortcut keys and the dial when switching between software, helping you capture and express your ideas faster and more easily
  • Compatibility-Supports Windows 10/8/7(32/64bit), Mac OS X 10.10 and higher. Compatible with Photoshop, Illustrator, SAI, CDR, GIMP, Krita, Medibang, Fire Alpaca, Blender 3D and more. Or register your XP-PEN Artist13.3 Pro drawing tablet on xppen web to apply for an ArtRage 5, openCanvas and Cartoon Animator 4 Pipeline drawing program
Bestseller No. 10
Wacom DTK1660K0A Cintiq 16 Drawing Tablet with Screen
  • A more affordable pen Display with Wacom Pro Pen 2 technology, 8,192 pressure levels and tilt recognition; It's amazing precision and reduced Parallax provide the most natural drawing experience
  • Cintiq’s 15.6 inch 1920x1080 HD displays provide you with clarity to see every detail of your work; The scratch resistant, anti-glare surface prevents distracting reflections as you create
  • See your creations in vibrant color on the Cintiq’s HD display (16.7 million colors bit, 72 percentage NTSC/Cie1931 typical); Work as long as you'd like with the battery free pen that charges off the screen while you create
  • Connect to your computer with the convenient 3 in 1 (HDMI) connection cable and get into the perfect position with foldable legs that let you adjust how you want to work; Brightness 250 CD/m2
  • Warning: Manufacturer's warranty is only valid when purchased from an authorized reseller or amazon
Best Drawing Tablets –  Size Weight (Approx)
Wacom Cintiq Pro 16 15.6″ 4.19 lbs
Wacom Intuos Pro Digital 8″ 1.5 lbs
Huion Inspiroy H640 7″ 2.05 lbs
Gaomon PD1560 15.6″ 3.48 lbs
HuioN  KAMVAS Pro 12 GT-116 11.6″ 7.98 lbs
Huion GT-191 KAMVAS 19.53″ 13.5 lbs
XP-PEN Artist 15.6 Pro 15.6″ 8.82 lbs
Parblo Mast 10 11.92″ 1.5 lbs
XP-PEN Deco Pro 11″ 1.79 lbs
UGEE M708 Graphic Tablet 10″ 1.45 lbs

 

1. Wacom DTk1660KOA Cintiq Pro 16

Cintiq series allow the custom tablet by offering several models including 15.6-inch model, 22-inch pro or 16-inch tablet having several ports to connect with different screen and also with Macbook Pro.

Wacom DTH1320AKO Cintiq Pro 16-drawing tablets

You get three adjustable positions according to the user’s convenience and with an adjustable height panel. The large active area also reduces the effort of new and old users. Since it has no hotkeys but its other specifications can overcome these issues. Overall best in class with this range with HD LCD monitor.

Hardware Specifications of Wacom DTK1660KOA Cintiq Pro 16
Active Area 15.6″ Full HD (1920 x 1080)
Pressure Level 8192
Express Keys No
Multi-Touch Yes
Weight 4.19 lbs
Operating System Windows or Mac
Size 16.6 x 11.2 x 0.4 inches
Stylus Battery Operated

Pros

  • Provides new screen sizes
  • Pen performance is amazing
  • USB-C cable
  • Express keys and multi-touch gestures

Cons

  • Color depth. 87 percent.
  • Heavy.

 

2. Wacom Intuos Pro- Best Drawing Tablet ( Medium)

This series of best drawing tablets have a wide range containing 3 models small, medium, and large. Users can choose according to their specific needs. New pen technology supports 8192 levels of pressure which allows us to use pen very lightly and fluently.

It also has many types of ports to connect with any device. Its active area is quite impressive and looks decent but it may vary according to its size.

Wacom Intuos Pro Digital - Graphic Drawing Tablets ( Medium)

This may be customizable keys and touch ring tech which aloe to quick access to the shortcuts and to switch over the options. Bluetooth and some other wireless technology are also there.

Hardware Specifications of Wacom Intuos Pro Digital
Active Area 8.75″ x 5.8″ 
Pressure Level 8192
Express Keys 8
Multi-Touch Yes
Weight 1.5 lbs
Operating System Windows or Mac
Size 13.2 x 8.5 x 0.3 inches
Stylus Wacom Pro Pen 2

Pros

  • Good value for money
  • Large active area

Cons

  • Pen stand doesn’t grip well
  • Difficult to access new pen nibs

 

3. Huion Inspiroy H640 Graphics Drawing Tablets

The name of Huion is on this list due to its low budget and its high efficiency. It has all the key features including wireless stylus wide active area and pressure sensitivity is 8192 which is best in this price range. Its surface is separated by lines and edges which provide greater workspace.

Huion Insproy 640- drawing tablet

The best thing is it has a battery-free stylus no need to worry about the charging and the capacity of the stylus working time.

Hardware Specifications of Huion Inspiroy H640
Active Area 6.3 x 3.9 inches
Pressure Level 8192 
Express Keys 6
Multi-Touch Yes
Weight 2.05 lbs
Operating System Android
Size 13.2 x 8.5 x 0.3 inches
Stylus Wireless (no charging)

Pros

  • Pressure senstivity
  • Wireless Pen

Cons

  • Small Area

 

4. Gaomon PD1560

Gaomon PD1560 is quite an expensive product.  But its features can easily overcome its price. The full HD screen allows a user to display a high resolution. Active space also satisfies your needs on creative space, ensures the fineness, definition, and accuracy of image color and lines. It is also one of the best portable drawing tablets as well.

Gaomon PD1560-best drawing tablets

The 10 shortcut keys and 5 menu keys are best for creative habits, to make operation efficient and save time too. Its pressure level is 8192 which provides more accuracy and efficient movement. The battery life is quite low i.e. 2 – 2.5 hours due to its large display and HD resolution.

Hardware Specifications of Gaomon PD1560
Active Area 13.5 x 7.6  inches (1920 x 1080)
Pressure Level 8192 Levels Rechargeable Pen
Express Keys 10
Multi-Touch Yes
Weight 3.48 lbs
Compatibility Windows and Mac
Size  15.6 inches
Battery 2.5 Hrs

Pros

  • High-end features at a mid-range price
  • Accurate, precise lines
  • Multiple, customized short keys
  • Lightweight and easily portable

Cons

  • Small Area

 

5. Huion KAMVAS Pro 12 GT-116

The Huion KAMVAS Pro is enriched with an 8192 sensitivity level with 60 degrees of pen support, its resolution is also good as compared to the price range. 4 hotkeys may provide some difficulty to switch over the options inbuilt with a one-touch bar.

Huion KAMVAS Pro 12 GT-1160-budget drawimg tablets

Full laminate with an Anti-glare screen and compatible with all the OS.

It comes with 10 extra pen nibs and a clip and holder inside with an easily adjustable angle.

Hardware Specifications of Huion KAMVAS Pro 12 GT-116
Active Area 11.6 inches (1920 x 1080)
Pressure Level 8192 Levels Rechargeable Pen
Express Keys 8+ Mechanical and Virtual Wheel
Multi-Touch Yes
Weight 1.98 lbs
Stylus Battery-free PW507
Size 17.1 x 9.4 x 0.4 inches
Tilt Support Yes

Pros

  • Large area
  • Light weight
  • 8 hard keys

Cons

  • Tilt angle

 

6. Huion GT-191 KAMVAS

There is little to say anything about this best drawing tablet. If you are serious then you will never like anything which is just below then this. Its 8000+ level of sensitivity provides greater efficiency and speed with anti-glare protection.

Huion GT-191 KAMVAS-big drawing tablets

Unlike other tablets, it has an HD screen and a wide effective area that eliminate the need to carry multiple screens around you when you’re on move and don’t create a hassle. The attached screen also makes it best for an artist’s tablet.

It’s not cheap but in this effective range, you will get the experience at the very top of the technology and have endless features and functions at your fingertips. It brings together the regular tablet inbuilt with a drawing tablet. It may be the perfect gift for your artist friend or family member.

Hardware Specifications of Huion GT-191 KAMVAS
Active Area 43.48 x 23.86 cm
Pressure Level 8192+
Express Keys 8+ Mechanical and Virtual Wheel
Multi-Touch Yes
Weight 13.5 lbs
Stylus Rechargeable PE330
Size 19.53 inches
Tilt Support Yes (20-80 degree)

Pros

  • Large display with good resolution
  • Decent color gamut
  • Includes an extra pen
  • Fantastic value

Cons

  • No shortcut buttons
  • No touch controls
  • Problematic cable placement

 

7. XP-PEN Artist 15.6 Pro:- Best Drawing Tablet

XP-PEN is a good line of middle to expensive products and XP-Pen 15.6 pro is one of them, which has many different features than any other.

XP-PEN Artist 15.6 Pro-best drawing tablets

It has 6 hotkeys for different operations. This stylus of drawing tablet also has wireless, not a chargeable stylus. Capable with all Mac and Windows-based systems, many of the apps like Photoshop and Photography studio software also run very fluently.

The visual of an angel is about 178 degrees and delivers rich colors, vivid images, and many more. Its slim body of 11mm also attracts a lot.

Hardware Specifications of XP-PEN Artist 15.6 Pro
Active Area 15.6″
Pressure Level 8192+
Express Keys 8
Multi-Touch Yes
Weight 8.82 lbs
Stylus PO5R Battery-free
Size 17.52 x 11.22 x 0.43 inches
Tilt Support Yes (178 degrees)

Pros

  • Affordable
  • 8 shortcut keys and Red Dial
  • Low parallax display

Cons

  • Inconsistent line quality
  • Needs color calibration
  • Pressure and tilt issues

 

8. Parblo Mast10 10.1 Graphics Drawing Tablets

This tablet provides a high 170-degree viewing angle both horizontally and vertically and allows many ways to adjust over. Having a comfortable design to work while holding in hand and even in a different workspace.

Parblo Mast10 10.1-escobars Graphic Drawing Tablets

Its battery-less wireless stylus provides a lightweight like an actual drawing pen. Its screen size and lightweight provide a better holding grip and are excellent for professional projects and designers.

Compatible with most of the application including Corel Draw and Corel Painter.

Hardware Specifications of Parblo Mast10 10.1
Active Area 8.54 x 5.34 inches
Pressure Level 2048
Express Keys 6
Multi-Touch Yes
Weight 1.5 lbs
Stylus Battery-free
Size 11.92 x 8.2 x 0.5 inches
Tilt Support Yes (178 degrees)

Pros

  • Nice Build Quality
  • Light and compact
  • Easy to set up and install Drivers
  • Reasonably Priced
  • Works well with Photoshop, Zbrush

Cons

  • Parallax is quite evident
  • Limited driver/stylus customizability
  • Lack of mappable toggle screen

 

9. XP-PEN Deco Pro (Medium)

XP-PEN is a good line of the middle range product and XP-Pen Deco is one of them with the cheap price and many specifications. Its scrolling wheel features allow operating many functions with a single hand.

XP-PEN Deco Pro (Medium)-drawing tablets without screen

It has 8 hotkeys and 2 mechanical and virtual wheels for different operations. This stylus of drawing tablet also has wireless, not a chargeable stylus. Capable with all Mac and Windows-based systems, many of the apps like Photoshop and Photography studio software also run very fluently.

Hardware Specifications of XP-PEN Deco Pro
Active Area 11 x 6 inches
Pressure Level 8192+
Express Keys 8+ Mechanical and Virtual Wheel
Multi-Touch Yes
Weight 1.79 lbs
Stylus Battery-free
Size 15.74 x 8.94 x 0.65 inches
Tilt Support Yes (178 degrees)

Pros

  • Excellent value
  • USB-C plug and play with reversible buttons
  • Surprisingly useful scroll wheel

Cons

  • Sensitive mouse pad
  • Pen taper not for everyone
  • Software not well integrated

 

10. UGEE M708 Graphics Tablet

These tablets come into the race when the budget is low and need most of the features. This tablet is mostly for new users who need lots of space to draw over. Its 8192 levels of sensitivity provide enough to draw any type of drawing.

UGEE M708 Graphics Tablet-cheap drawing tablets

It’s 8 hotkeys that provide a better working experience. Compatible with most of the devices and have several ports to connect with and is also good for both-handed users i.e. left or right. With 5080LPI  resolution including several apps like Photoshop, Illustrator, Comic Studio, and SAI.

Hardware Specifications of UGEE M708
Active Area 10 x 6 inches
Pressure Level 8192+
Express Keys 8+ 3 Mouse Button
Multi-Touch No
Weight 1.45 lbs
Stylus Battery-free
Size 14.1 x 8.3 x 0.3 inches
Tilt Support Yes (178 degrees)

Pros

  • 8 customizable buttons
  • Great price for the features
  • Comes with PenSigner

Cons

  • It scratch easily compared to other tables
  • No tilt sensitivity
  • Pen doesn’t have an eraser

 

Final Verdict

After hours of research on various drawing tablets, recommendations by various graphic designers on the best drawing tablet in the market.

We made a list of the 11 best affordable drawing tablet for beginners that you can buy in 2021. These are the best drawing tablet that is available in the market.

You can read our list of some more cheaper drawing tablets under $200.

Do let us know if we missed your favourite device.

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