New tablets from Wacom coming in October 2013

If you’re looking for a tablet that isn’t cheap and excels in pen input, then these Wacom tablets are for you. Given the price point, these are certainly geared to professionals who are into design and art. The expected release date is in October and so far there aren’t any pre order options. Here is a quick overview of the two tablets:

Cintiq Companion

  • release date October 2013
  • $1999 for a model with 256GB of storage
  • $2499 model with Windows 8 Pro and a 512GB SSD
  • comes with accessories: adjustable, detachable stand, carrying case, Pro Pen with its own case and 9 replacement nibs
  • 13.3 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS display
  • Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro
  • Multi-touch input and 2048 levels of pen pressure
  • Intel Core i7-3517U Ivy Bridge processor
  • 8GB of RAM
  • 256GB or 512GB SSD
  • Mini DisplayPort
  • 2 SuperSpeed USB 3.0 ports
  • 802.11b/g/n WiFi
  • Bluetooth 4.0
  • 2MP front camera and 8MP rear camera
  • 64.4 Whr battery
  • 14.8″ x 9.8″ x 0.7″
  • 3.9 pounds

Cintiq Companion Hybrid

  • release date of October 2013
  • $1499 for 16GB or $1599 for 32GB
  • comes with accessories: adjustable, detachable stand, carrying case, Pro Pen with its own case and 9 replacement nibs
  • loaded with Wacom Creative Canvas, a new software for painting and sketching
  • 13.3 inch, 1920 x 1080 pixel IPS display
  • Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
  • Multi-touch input and 2048 levels of pen pressure
  • NVIDIA Tegra 4 ARM Cortex-A15 quad-core processor
  • 2GB RAM
  • 16GB to 32GB of storage
  • microSD card slot
  • 802.11b/g/n WiFi
  • Bluetooth 3.0
  • USB 2.0 port
  • Micro HDMI port
  • 2MP front camera, 8MP rear camera
  • 48 Whr or 72.8Whr battery
  • Works as a Cintiq graphics tablet when connected to a Windows 7 or later, or OS X 10.6.8 or later system
  • HDMI input
  • Apps include Wacom Creative Canvas, Wacom Manga Canvas, ASTRO File Manager
  • 14.8″ x 9.8″ x0.6″
  • 3.6 or 3.9 pounds

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