After launching $ 649 Cintiq 16 earlier this year, Wacom releases a larger version of its Cintiq 22 beginner's tablet. The tablet has a 21.5-inch screen with a resolution of 1920 x 1080, 72 percent NTSC color, and an anti-gloss glass surface that has a paper-like feel to draw on. You can connect it to your Mac or Windows computer via HDMI and USB 2.0 cables.
Although Cintiq 22 is only a larger version of Cintiq 16 with the same specifications, it costs almost twice as much at $ 1,199. Compared to Wacom's previous pen display, Cintiq 16 was the company's most affordable and appealing device so far, but users have to pay more for the screen space to draw "long strokes and sweeping styles". Unlike the 1
It is easy to get confused between Cintiq and the Cintiq Pro line, but the Cintiq line is especially for students and "budding professionals" to use before going to the Pro scene. The Cintiq Pro line offers some advanced features that the regular Cintiq line does not have, such as 4K resolution, more precise colors and better optical binding, reducing parallax or distance between pen and screen. The Cintiq Pro series is intended for animation studies and business use, but Cintiq 22 is still a solid choice for young artists and creative professionals.
Cintiq 22 is available on Amazon, B & H, CDW and the Wacom website for $ 1,199.