Graphic designers, artists, architects, engineers and many more love the ability to draw and interact with their screen via a digital tablet. It can give greater control, the ability to utilize pressure sensitivity and is generally considered far more accurate than either a mouse or touch screen when it comes to detail visual work on a computer.
We have put together a list of some of our favorites outside of the dominating Wacom brand. While Wacom generally is considered to be the market leader, there are other possibilities for the budget sensitive buyer. Below are several options that will be lighter on your wallet while still giving you a powerful and versatile alternative to mouse or touch screen based user input.
While the core of a tablet is simply to be able to use the familiarity of a pen while interacting with your screen, there are several other features you want to be considering when buying a draing tablet. You should also make your decision with regards to:
Here is a great video to help you think about the main decision points for buying a drawing tablet as well as some of the best tablets out there:
Of the alternatives to a Wacom we recommend the Huion Giano WH1409 because of its wireless feature and the overall flexibility of the table.