Here are the best standalone drawing tablets on the market right now!
- Wacom MobileStudio Pro.
- HP Zbook X2-G4 Laptop.
- New Apple iPad Pro.
- Huion KAMVAS Pro 22.
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S6.
- Microsoft Surface Pro.
- CHUWI UBook Pro Tablet.
Anyways, is there a standalone drawing tablet?
The Surface Pro 6 is one of the great standalone drawing tablets that uses windows as the operating system. All the conveniences with this option are thanks to its prominent features. Arguably, it is light (1.69 pounds) and a slim model, making it easy to carry.
Accordingly, what is the cheapest standalone drawing tablet? GAOMON PD1560 15.6-inch Drawing Tablet. ... Huion KAMVAS 20 19.5-inch Drawing Tablet (GT-191) ... Huion KAMVAS Pro 13 (GT-133) 13.3-inch Graphics Drawing Monitor – ULTRA-SLIM. ... XP-PEN Artist22 Pro 21.5-inch Drawing Pen Display Graphics Monitor. ... XP-PEN Artist15.6 Pro 15.6-inch Drawing Monitor – ULTRA-SLIM.
Additional, does Wacom one work without computer?
As per the Wacom website, you'll need a computer or a capable, compatible Android device to use the Wacom One. The only Wacom displays that can run without a separate machine are the Cintiq Companion/Mobile Studio Pro, or the Cintiq Pro with the Wacom Engine (basically a full PC that slots in the back of the tablet).
Which tablet is best for artists?
The best drawing tablets available now
- Wacom Intuos Pro (Medium) ...
- Wacom Intuos Pro (Small) ...
- Huion H430P. ...
- Wacom Cintiq 16. ...
- XP-Pen Deco 03. ...
- Wacom MobileStudio Pro 13. ...
- Samsung Galaxy Tab S4. ...
- GAOMON PD1560 15.6 Drawing Tablet. A beautiful beast of a tablet, feature-rich but not particularly portable.
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HUION Kamvas 13 2020 Graphics Drawing Tablet with Screen Pen Display Full Laminated Screen Battery-Free Stylus 8192 Pressure Sensitivity Tilt 8 Express Keys with Adjustable stand-13.3inch, Green
- Full-Laminated Screen -Without parallax or any air gap inside under the screen. Which means you will get a pretty clearly and beautiful view even when it’s under the super bright area, perform better. The top layer is laminated with the screen followed, make it seamless. Reduced thickness improves visual quality, no dust inside, pictures on screen looks alike painted on outdoors. With 1920 x 1080 FHD display 16.7 million colors, 120%sRGB gamut 178°viewing angle, boost performance.
- Without Offset - Upgraded PW 517 Pen Tech 3.0 Newest Version, feel like paper writing with accuracy. PW517 is upgraded from PW507, provides more accuracy just like you're using a real pen. No need to worry the pen charging, battery-free EMR technology makes it more comfortable to use. Comes with 266PPS report rate, 8192 pressure sensitivity, ±60 Levels Tilt Recognition, offers a better natural experience almost without offset.
- 13.3 inch Large but Light-Weight - Compared with Kamvas pro 13,shrinks in size but keeps the large screen and working area but more light-weight, easy to carry, portable and is the best pen display can be carried everywhere. Kamvas 13 has a much more competitive price and more available colors than Kamvas pro 13, green or black. Thickness of 11.8mm and weight of 980g.
- Only 1 USB-C to USB-C Cable is Needed Connect If You Don't Want a 3-in 1 USB-C Cable. Decreasing the mess of cables, directly connect to Android phone that has USB-C port, use a adapter to connect to your phone if it is without USB-C port. Offers 2 ways to connect as your like, choose the most efficient way and regular the cable to avoid cable entangled and help to keep your cable desk organized. 3-in-1 USB-C cable is included in the package, USB-C to USB-C cable not included (Order Separately).
- Anti-glare-screen protector is a clear screen top layer placed over tablet screen that helps prevent sun and light glare on a screen, especially in a bright area. It can basically cut down the light from a light source. Reduces contrast and in turn causes lesser stress on your eyes thus allowing you to work on the device for a longer period with reduced strain. Huion has developed this anti-glare tech first in industry, has the most mature manufacturing and gained reputation.
GAOMON PD1161 11.6 Inches HD IPS Tilt Support Graphics Drawing Pen Display with 8 Shortcuts and 8192 Levels Battery-Free AP50 Stylus
- 【FOR ONLINE TEACHING & MEETING】You can use PD1161 pen display for online education and remote meeting. It works with most online meeting programs, like Zoom, and so on. 【FOR DIGITAL ART & CREATION】-- It's not only for amatuer but also for professionalists for digital drawing, sketching, graphics design, 3D art work, animation, etc. 【FOR ANNOTATING AND SIGNATURE】--It is also broadly used in annotating and signing file in excel, word, pdf, ppt, etc.
- 【8192 LEVEL PRESSURE PASSIVE PEN】-- It adopts battery-free pen coming with 2 programmable buttons. 8192 level pressure ensure smooth and neat lines.【TILT SUPPORT】--It supports tit function, and makes drawing with a tablet feel more “organic” or similar to traditional art tools. 【8 SHORTCUT KEYS】 There are 8 shortcuts available to be customized according to your own creative habits, like zoom in/out, scroll up and down, and more, to accelerate your work. efficiency.
- 【LIGHT WEIGHT & PORTABLE】-- With 866g (1.9lb) net weight, 11.6 inch PD1161 pen display monitor is easy to be carried to anywhere you need, like the workplace, school, outdoor painting and a temporary trip, so that you can take the tablet for trip conveniently. 【NOT STANDALONE PRODUCT】However, it's not a standalone device. Please remember to take a laptop toegther with trip.
- 【OS SUPPORT & PROGRAM COMPATIBILITY】-- Only compatible with Win 7 or above , or macOS 10.12 or above versions. Ideal tool for drawing, photography, animation,sketching, image editing, 3D sculpture, drawing beginners, architectural designers ect. Work with most painting software, like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Clip Studio Paint, Lightroom, Sketchbook Pro, Manga Studio, CorelPainter, FireAlpaca, OpenCanvas, Paint Tool Sai2, Krita, etc 【DOESN'T WORK WITH CHROME OS】
- 【IPS FULL HD SCREEN】--Screen Resolution: 1920x1080 (16:9); Viewing able: 89°/89°(H)/89°/89°(V) (Typ.)(CR＞10); 【WITH AG-FILME PRE-APPLIED】--To protect the PD1161 drawing display during long shipping and to avoid bubble when applying film, we applied an anti-glare film in advance in our no dust factory. After you peel off the outside layer protective film, the real film remains on PD1161. 【SCRATCHES ON PD1161 ATFER CERTAIN USE?】--The scratches are on the film, not on PD1161, no worries.
XP-Pen Deco 01 V2 10x6.25 Inch Digital Graphics Drawing Tablet Drawing Pen Tablet with Battery-Free Passive Stylus and 8 Shortcut Keys (8192 Levels Pressure)
- Features Type-C input design, easy to plug in and out. The Deco 01 V2’s expansive tablet is big and brilliant, yet still designed to break through the limit between express keys and drawing area. 10 x 6.25 inch working area, so you get more space to create or get work done. TheDeco 01 V2’s thickness is only 8mm, it is the thickness one of all the high level graphic tablets, you can carry it anywhere without any burden
- The Deco 01 V2 can be used with Windows 10/8/7, MAC OS X 10.10 and above and Android 6.0 and above. This tablet is compatible with Photoshop, SAI, Painter, Illustrator, Clip Studio, and more. It supports connections with Android Phones and Tablets 6.0 and above. It is compatible with most major software including: ibis Paint X, FlipaClip, Medibang, Autodesk Sketchbook, Zenbrush, Artrage, and more
- The Deco 01 V2 supports up to 60 degrees of tilt brush effect and delivers smoother and more natural lines and strokes, while also giving you the ability to add shading to your creation. Our atest Battery-free P05 stylus technology provides 8192 levels of instant pen pressure sensitivity―Providing you with groundbreaking control and fluidity to expand your creative output. No charging required
- Designed for both right and left-hand users, 8 fully customizable express keys create a highly ergonomic and convenient work platform. The one-click toggle allows you to switch between Pen and Eraser instantly. The driver allows the shortcut keys to be attuned to many different software
- We’ve adopted the newest High Tech IC, to make lines flow smoother and perform better. The Deco lights up on the ends of the drawing area, so you can create, even in the dark. XP-Pen provides one-year warranty and lifetime technical support for all our pen tablets/displays
XP-Pen Star05 V2 Wireless 2.4G Graphics Drawing Tablet Digital Tablet Painting Board with Touch Hot Keys and Battery-Free Passive Stylus
- The Star05 V2 features both wired and wireless USB capability: Simply plug the included USB receiver into your computer to draw wirelessly using the ISM 2.4G and FHSS, or connect the Star05 to your computer with the included USB cable for standard wired use
- The Star05 V2's built-in lithium battery charges quickly and conveniently during wired use—2.5 hours provides a full charge that lasts up to 14 hours
- Our battery-free stylus with 8192 pressure levels does not require charging. Work and draw without unexpected interruptions
- Six touch-sensitive shortcut keys allow quick access to most commonly used functions. The Star05 V2's 8x5in working area provides ample room to draw and paint comfortably
- The Star05 V2 is compatible with Windows 10/8/7 and Mac 10.10 or above operating systems and compatible with Photoshop, Paint tool Sai, Clip Studio Paint, etc. XP-Pen provides one-year warranty and lifetime technical support for all our pen tablets/displays
Drawing Tablet, XP-PEN DECO-03 Wireless Graphic Tablet with 8192 Level Pen, Dial Knob, 6 Express Keys Work with Adobe PS, AI, SAI, Painter, Zbrush, Krita, Gimp on Windows Mac
- DECO 03 Unique designed drawing tablet with 10*5.62 large drawing area and full screen scratch free protective layer offers grand creation space for natural and smooth digital art creation without leaving any scratch on the surface;
- Creative multi-function Red Dial built-in for faster operation, utilized the functional dial by rotating for creative design, 6 programmable short cut keys increase the productivity and performance when drawing with DECO 03 graphics tablet;
- Wireless drawing tablet release you from limitation of connection cable, enjoy the freedom of movement for digital art creation, the built in rechargeable battery offers hours of working time and easily recharged the tablet by plug in the cable with computer;
- 8192 level pressure sensitivity pen stylus enables you to draw lines and sketch with brush tool with the pressure you apply to the pen in more precise and accurate way, newly design Pen holder with 8 extra pen nips and increased 266 RPS provides more durable and natural drawing experience;
- Ultra thin 8mm body with light weight design, makes it easy to hold and carry in hand, compatible with Windows 10/8/7 Mac OS operating system, suits for creative software such as Photoshop, SAI, Painter, Illustrator, Clip Studio, Zbrush, Krita, Gimp, Sketchbook and more, ideal for professional and beginner designer;
Parblo Coast10 10.1" Digital Pen Tablet Display Drawing Monitor 10.1 Inch with Cordless and Battery-Free Pen+ 4ports USB3.0 Hub+ Glove
- 1. Battery-Free pen,you don’t need to worry about the power capacity, or battery leakage cause pen malfunction. Without a battery did reduce the weight of graphic pen, the light weight gives more comfort and handy nature feel during your designing work or art works.
- 2. High Viewing Angle, Horizontal 170°and Vertical 170° Viewing Angle allow you to see the screen in a very comfortable way,you can put the monitor in everywhere and still easy to get clear view
- 3. Ergonomic Design, you can put the digital screen in your lap,or on your desktop,or other dynamic movement of the scene which also provide a perfect perspective
- 4. Compatible with Corel Painter, CorelDraw, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Macromedia Flash, Comic Studio, SAI,Paint Tool Sai, Infinite Stratos, 3D MAX, Autodesk MAYA, Corel Painter, Manga Studio,Pixologic ZBrush and other major graphics applications.
- 5. Operation system: Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10. Mac OS X 10.11/12/13/14.
XP-Pen Star06 Wireless 2.4G Graphics Drawing Tablet Digital Tablet Painting Board with 6 Hot Keys-10x6 Inch
- The Star 06 features both wired and wireless USB capability: Simply plug the included ISM 2.4G USB receiver into your computer to draw wirelessly, or connect the Star 06 to your computer with the included USB cable for standard wired use
- The Star 06's 1050mAh lithium battery charges quickly and conveniently during wired use. 2 hours provides a full charge that lasts up to 16 hours
- Our battery-free stylus features 8192 pressure levels and does not require charging. Work and draw without unexpected interruptions
- Six shortcut keys and a dial allow quick access to most commonly used keystrokes and software shortcuts
- The Star 06's 10 x 6 inch working area provides ample room to draw and paint comfortably. The Star 06 can be used with Windows 10/8/7 and Mac 10.10 above operating systems. This tablet is compatible with most creative software and its compatibility is always being improved. XP-Pen provides one-year warranty and lifetime technical support for all our pen tablets/displays
HUION Inspiroy Q11K Wireless Graphic Drawing Tablet 11 x 6.87 inches Digital Pen Tablet with 8192 Levels of Pressure, Pen Holder and 8 Express Keys, Ideal for Distance Education and Wed Conference
- 8192 Levels of Pressure Sensitivity: the pen has received 4 times upgrade to the previous 2048 levels which delivers the ultimate accuracy, advanced and better performance in drawing lines
- 2.4 GHz Wireless Connection: Support wireless or cable-free operation thanks to the built-in 2500mAh lithium-ion battery. Can be used without being connected for about 40 hours. Q11K also can insert to your computer with the included USB cable for standard wired use
- 11 x 6.87 inches Huge Workspace. 8 customizable shortcut keys design to increase work efficiency, save time and thereby improve work flow. Suitable for both left-handed and right-handed users.Press key lock design to lock/unlock the express keys
- New Rechargeable Pen PF150: light weight and good to hold. 2 pen buttons can set functions as you like. New designed pen holder allows to place the pen vertically which better protect the pen from dropping down. 8 extra replacement pen nibs are inside the pen case
- OS Compatibility: Windows 7/8/8.1/10 , Mac OS 10.11 or later. Drawing Software Support: PS, SAI, CorelPainter, Illustrator, SketchBook Pro, Manga Studio, Krita and more.
Huion HS64 Chips Graphics Drawing Tablet 6.3"x 4" Battery-Free Stylus Android Devices Supported with 8192 Pen Pressure (Special Edition)
- OS Android 6.0 Supported - In addition to Windows and Mac OS, HS64 also supports Android; ONLY mobile phone and tablet powered by Android 6.0 or above are supported, while iPhone and iPad are NOT at the moment. NOTE: The cursor will not show up in SAMSUNG at present，except SAMSUNG Note Series. If you are not sure whether the product is compatible with your Phone or if you meet any problems, please contact us.
- Battery-free Stylus - Enjoy the 8192 Pen Pressure while drawing with accuracy and precision; Having 266 PPS Report Rate, 5080LPI Resolution, you can paint, draw or sketch smoothly without worrying about pen-charging, and eco-friendly of use.
- 4 Customizable Press Keys - Keep all your favourite short-cut in handy; which are available on the tablet to have different functions realized via your fingertip；The equipped Micro USB interface helps you transmit the data more quickly and effectively.
- Ultrathin & Compact Design - Only 8mm thick and weigh 258g, easy to carry the art tablet around; 6.3×4 inch sufficient working surface, great for limited desktop areas.
- Compatibility - Windows 7 or above /Mac OS 10.12 or above /Android 6.0 or above; Work with mainstream digital art software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Painter, Manga Studio, Clip Studio, Zbrush, Krita, Gimp and more; One Year Warranty.
Artisul M0610Pro Graphics Drawing Tablet 10x6inch Large Space Digital Tablet Drawing Pen Tablet with 8192 Levels Battery-Free Stylus ,8 Express Keys,Ultralight Tablet 540g Portable Drawing Tablet
- [Plug and Play] Easy set up by one type-C cable. It is friendly for beginners because no prior knowledge is needed. Besides Windows and MacOS system, Artisul M0610PRO is also compatible with Android 6.0 and the later version. You can connect it to your Android phone and start drawing!
- [Big but Lightweight]10 x 6.25 inch working area,provides enough space for drawing. Compact design with 9mm thickness makes it a ideal canvas for on-the-go creation.Available for both Left and Right Handed.
- [8 express keys plus a Dial] 8 express keys are available for you to individualize your workflow and achieve higher efficiency. What can you do with the Dial? Such as adjust the brush size or canvas freely on your favourite drawing software. Scroll through on the Microsoft Office programs. The industry-leading report rate of 300PPS ensures you a fluent experience without any broken lines. 8192 pressure sensitivity levels enables every line to be rendered in a more lifelike way.
- [Colorful breathing light] Liven up the working atmosphere with the colorful breathing light that has three light modes for you to choose. When you feel tired,the lighting tablet will bring you inspiration! If you don't need the lights, you can press key 8 to switch light off mode.
- [Perfect partner for drawing] Fantastic for beginning artists, and a good partner for experienced artists. If you are looking for a on-the-go tablet, Artisul M0610PRO is a good travel tablet.Compatible with many graphic applications such as Photoshop,Adobe illustrator,Adobe Lightroom,Adobe Animate,ArtRage,Clip studio paint,krita,MediBang and SAI etc. We provide one year warranty and lifetime technical service.
6 More Questions Answered
The answer is YES. Whether you are a professional digital artist or a beginner to digital art, you may have wondered whether drawing tablets work without a computer. ... People can now work and draw anywhere they like, without the need to bring bulky equipment and there is no need to rely on a computer.
Both 2D and 3D animators need a great tablet for drawing storyboards, sketching characters, creating backgrounds, and animating frames right on the screen. ... Since most animation requires tight visuals I do recommend getting a display tablet. But you don't need a 22″ display to animate walk cycles or to plan storyboards.
The right drawing tablet depends on your priorities, budget, and experience level. We recommend beginners to start out with a non-display tablet as these are generally more affordable than display models. And they can still give you a feel for whether or not a drawing tablet is something you'll stick with long term.
No one needs a graphics tablet. However, if you do digital illustration work or photo retouching, a graphics tablet could make your work a good deal easier and a lot more fun. A stylus offers a more natural way to draw, paint and retouch than a mouse could ever provide.
The greatest difference between these two is that one has a screen on which you can see your work while you do it and the other one does not. Graphics tablets need to be connected up to a computer to be used. Drawing tablets can be used on their own as the screen shows you what you're drawing as you draw it.
Whilst Huion provide excellent value for money and in many ways perform just as well as Wacom products, Wacom outperforms them when it comes to the build quality, stylus and manufacture support. And for those that can afford it, Wacom wins every time.