Wacom Cintiq Companion 2 and Cintiq 27QHD

Wacom Cintiq 27QHD and Cintiq Companion 2

Wacom has introduced the Cintiq Companion 2, and the Cintiq 27QHD new graphics tablets. While the 27QHD has a job for up to five graphic artist, the Companion is 2 also for mobile use. At a press event in Hamburg, we could look at the new Senior Graphic Tablets Wacom even closer.
[Cintiq Companion 2, you can work on the go. We have looked at the graphics tablet for you in Hamburg.]
The Cintiq Companion 2 you can work on the go. We have looked at the graphics tablet for you in Hamburg. (Source: Wacom)

The Cintiq 27QHD are optionally available with and without support for multi-touch gestures, otherwise Cintiq 27QHD and Cintiq 27QHD differ not touch each other.

Both 27-inch tablets are equipped with a ahva LCD monitor that offers a resolution of 2,560 x 1,440 pixels. The monitor covers 97 percent of the Adobe color space and has an aspect ratio of 16: 9. The reaction time is twelve milliseconds. PC and Cintiq 27QHD are connected via DisplayPort or HDMI output on the graphics card. In addition to the display port and an HDMI input on the tablet offers four USB 3.0 ports and a USB port for the recipient of the ExpressKeys remote control.

The remote is also the highlight of the Cintiq 24HD successor. In contrast to the 24-inch model, the Cintiq 27QHD has no hardware keys are disabled. They are now located on a remote control that can be magnetically positioned on the edge of the tablet.

The graphics tablet can distinguish up to five ExpressKeys remotes. This can work in a workplace up to five different graphic designers – they just need to have it their remote controls. With the remote control, the Cintiq automatically loads the custom key assignment of the respective user.

The Cintiq 27QHD is available for about 2,200 Euro. With multi-touch support, there is the Cintiq 27QHD touch for about 2,600 Euro.

Furthermore, Wacom has the second generation of the companion case. It is a complete Windows tablet with its own processor, disk and memory. The Companion 2 can therefore be used as a standalone tablet and as a graphic tablet equally as its predecessor. But beware: Even when Companion of professional users is in focus.

The Wacom tablet is not comparable to a conventional Windows tablet, because it is hard (1.7 kilograms) and large (374 x 248 15Millimeter). The uses as a graphic tablet and creative, mobile workstation in the foreground, only then does the use as a multimedia tablet, which allows you to watch a movie on the couch. Summary: The Wacom Cintiq Companion 2 is not a toy like other tablets.

The matte 13-inch display with 2,560 x 1,440 solves pixel. The viewing angle is 170 degrees, and the contrast ratio is 800:. 1 About the HDMI Companion 2 is connected to the PC or Mac. For mobile use, the Companion 2 has a Kensington lock, and the battery will hold up to 4.5 hours. After that, the tablet must again for about two hours at the socket until the battery is fully recharged.

The Companion 2 will be available in four variants addition, there will be a fifth variant in which the customer can choose the components freely. They range from i3 to i7 processors from Intel. The RAM is depending on the model of four gigabytes and 16 gigabytes, anything is possible. The range of SSD drives ranging from 64 to 128 256 to 512 gigabytes. On all Wacom Tablets are now working with the Windows operating system.

An Android version as the one by it will apparently be no more. A wise decision, but the companion is aimed at an audience who use professional tools for the graphics processing, and since there is for the Android platform is no corresponding apps. The price for a Cintiq Companion 2 range depending on the equipment of approximately 1,400 euros to 2,500 euros.

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