The Wacom Intuos Pro Medium is a quality graphics tablet that provides a pleasant, natural way to input data. The brand is better known for their Cintiq Graphics Tablets, but the Intuos Pro is a really good option for someone that is new to this kind of device. It does take some time to get the level of hand-eye coordination needed to use it properly. The learning process is made easier by the fact that you can place a sheet of paper over the tablet and draw on it, without affecting the input read by the device
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Pro Enjoyable user experience
The Wacom Intuos Pro feels very natural when drawing. It takes no time in detecting everything that's drawn and it really makes users feel as if they are drawing on a physical medium. In fact, sketchers have the option of covering the tablet with a sheet of paper and drawing directly on it, while the tablet simultaneously takes the digital input, thus enabling the tablet to be used without a computer or screen. The whole philosophy of this tablet is to emulate drawing on paper. For example, it is capable of making different layers or changing to the next page by the simple push of a button or switching between ink mode and stylus mode by bringing the tip of the respective pens close to the paper surface.
Pro Enough space to store all your work
The Intuos Pro has a good amount of storage space in it. It stores up to 200 pages at once. This means you don't have to constantly worry about transferring your work to the computer before running out of space.
Pro Easy to set up
The Intuos Pro is simple to set up. Just install a few drivers on your computer and you're ready to start using the tablet.
The fact that the user is able to place a sheet of paper to draw on, on top of the screen, without interfering with the tablet's functionality is a great help for beginners not used to this sort of tablet.
Pro High accuracy
The Intuos Pro has more than 8000 units of pressure sensitivity, making it capable of very accurately detecting every small stroke. The work area works perfectly with a paper sheet on it or even a thin book.
Pro Good build quality
This tablet feels like a truly solid premium item that won't break anytime soon.
Con Not very portable
The Intuos Pro is heavy, making it a unsuitable option for those that want a tablet to carry around.
Con Very display dependent
The Intuos Pro lacks a display unit. It is solely an input device so there is no feedback of what you're sketching. This means that is easy to make mistakes. Also, a lot of practice is needed to be able to draw on one surface and view the result on another. The fact that users can draw on a sheet of paper placed on top of the screen, without interfering with the tablet's functionality, is a great help.