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Top 15 Best Drawing Tablets For Artists And Kids

Drawing tablets are just great for the artists, designers and even for kids. They help people to become more creative and in realizing the digitalized version of their work. Even for kids, having drawing tablet works wonder. You can get a drawing tablet for your kids for their class work and help them to be more innovative.

People often get confused when they want to buy a drawing tablet as there are a huge number of drawing tablets available in the market with different designs, features and budget.

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If you too are looking forward to buy a drawing tablet but couldn’t decide which one to buy then this article is going to help you.

Best Drawing Tablets For Artists And Kids

Here are the top 15 best drawing tablets for artists and kids. All the tablets are explained in brief with their prices and features to make it easier for you to choose the best one according to your requirements and budget. Let’s get started.

1. Wacom Intuos Draw

The first tablet of this list is Wacom Intous Draw.Well, who can forget to mention Wacom Intous Draw when talking about the best drawing tablets. It is a really good drawing tablet, especially for the beginners. The beautiful and the sleek body of this drawing laptop is enough to attract the people to buy it.

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The good thing is that it is compatible with all the major operating systems. You can also use software like Adobe Photoshop etc. on this tablet. What’s more, it comes with a drawing software named Artrage and a battery-free pen which reduces your expense and provides a nice grip. Wacom Intuos Draw also contains tutorials for drawing on the tablet. This tablet can be used by both left-handed people as well as the right-handed people. With all these features, you can get the tablet at lower prices.

Price – $78.95

2. Samsung Galaxy Tab With S Pen

For All those who are looking for an outstanding tablet at a cheaper price, Samsung Galaxy tab with S Pen is the perfect choice for you. It is an incredible tablet which is suitable for all kind of purposes. The feature of this tablet will surely amaze you as it comes with a 2 GB RAM for faster processing, 2.0 MP camera and a 5.0MP rear camera for taking photographs with 1024*768 resolution.

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The WiFi feature is also available in this Samsung tablet. Not only the technical specifications but the look of this tablet is quite appealing to the eyes. You can buy this tablet and use it for drawing or any other purpose, it great for them all and the price is also reasonable.

Price – $293.77

3. Apple iPad Pro

Another popular tablet, especially if you are an Apple fan- Apple iPad Pro. Apple never compromises on the looks of its gadgets and so in this Apple iPad which looks incredible. The sleek body and the beautiful design provides it a rich and classy look. For the purpose of making Apple iPad pro, a perfect fit for drawing it also comes with an Apple pencil application and other more drawing applications which you can get from the App Store free of cost.

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Apple iPad Pro has a faster performance. It comes with A9X chip which makes this drawing tablet a speedy one and it works smoothly even if you are multi-tasking. Along with that, it also has Wifi connectivity, download, upload, sharing, etc.

Security is paramount for Apple. You can set your fingerprint as your tablet lock so that no other person can get into your tablet. It’s quite expensive, what do you expect from Apple?

Price – $601.88 

4. Microsoft Surface Pro 4

Another great drawing tablet you can find on the market is Microsoft Surface Pro 4. This drawing tablet is elegant and comes with exotic features. It is more like a laptop than a tablet. The lightning speed, ease of use and the awesome design makes it an amazing drawing tablet.

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The tablet comes with Windows 10 operating system and Intel core i7 making it an exceptionally great tablet. A RAM of 16 GB provides a smooth experience on your tablet. 256GB storage is great for installing multiple applications and storing your work.

To make the drawing on the tablet better, it offers you an interactive pen which is said to be the best in the market. This 12.3-inch pixel sense display tablet will prove to be a great buy for you as a drawing tablet.

Price – $1324

5. Huion H610 Pro

Huion H610 Pro is an amazing piece of the instrument for the purpose of drawing. This drawing tablet is specially made for artists so that they can draw on the tablet freely. The tablet comes with a sleek body and cool design with some button at its side for you which you can sue as the shortcut keys.

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The pen of the drawing tablet is beyond perfect. You can draw with precision using its pen. It only requires controlling the pressure which you apply on the pen as you can draw things like thin lines and the thick lines by varying the pressure. Thanks to its charging feature which makes you avoid getting the batteries as you can charge the pen fully and use it for next 800 Hours. The tablet is compatible with Mac OSX and also with the Windows latest versions.

Price – $76.99

6. Wacom Cintiq 13HD

Wacom Cintiq 13HD is one of the best HD drawing tablets you can buy. Wacom is known for the high-quality products and Wacom Cintiq is no exception. This drawing tablet comes with an HD display with 1920*1080 pixels resolution screen. It also has 178-degree display viewing angles.

The key buttons available on this tablet lets you save time while drawing and the good thing is that you can also customize them according to your need. The pen which comes with this drawing tablet is light-weight and pressure sensitive which you can easily carry and handle to make your designs. A great accuracy level and the excellent color reproduction are some other important features of this drawing tablet.

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There is one thing you should know about Wacom Cintiq is that you have to connect it to your PC or tablet as it is a tablet monitor and doesn’t work on its own. You can connect with any of your systems and work with it as an extra drawing monitor.

Price – $784.78

7. Wacom Bamboo

Wacom Bamboo is the specially designed tablet for artists, kids designers etc. This drawing tablet lets your kids express and showcase their creativity by the digital drawing using this tablet. This drawing tablet lets you you draw, sketch and paint.

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The tablet is compatible with Windows as well as with Mac OSX. The pressure level 1024, 2540 dpi resolution USB and USB micro connection availability make it a perfect tablet for you at a decent price. It also comes with a Bamboo pen, 3 spare pen nibs, and a USB cable.

Price – $75

8. Lenovo Ideapad Miix 720

Lenovo Ideapad Miix 720 is another great drawing tablet. It is especially aimed for the artists, designers, writers etc. You can use it for personal purpose or for the business one, it suits them for all. The tablet is super fast as it has a fast memory and Kaby lake processor. Thanks to its integrated graphics which can handle the 4k videos with ease.

You also don’t have to worry about the storage space as it comes with 1 TB of storage which is sufficient for storing your work or other things.

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s it is a drawing tablet, it also comes with a drawing pen and that pen is none other than Lenovo ACtive Pen 2 which has 4690 level of pressure sensitivity due to which you could have a better control over the pen and draw with no efforts.

Other features of 12-inch QHD display with Gorilla glass for the screen protection, 2 USB ports, MicroSD card slot, 1MP front and 5MP rear camera.

Price – $1249

9. XP-Pen G430 OSU

If you want a travel-friendly tablet then XP-Pen G430 OSU is the best option for you. It is a small and light-weight tablet which can be easily taken anywhere and used even while traveling. The tablet is small but offers an amazing performance. The pen for drawing is totally independent of battery or charging, means you don’t have to worry about charging the pen for drawing.

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You can do any work like drawing or creating signature etc. with ease on this tablet. The great thing is that it is compatible with Windows and Mac OSX both. You can use Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter, Corel Draw, Adobe Illustrator etc.

Price – $25.99

10. XP-PEN ARTIST10S

XP-PEN ARTIST10S is another popular drawing tablets available in the market. It is a gorgeous and feature-rich drawing tablet. There is one new feature in this drawing tablet which is missing in some other tablets, you can adjust the brightness of the tablet using its brightness adjusting button. It also contains some other buttons too such as Alt, Shift, Hand, erase, Undo etc. for quickly performing an action.

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You connect the tablet with your system and all the things which are being done on your monitor will also reflect in the tablet. It is compatible with Mac OSX and Windows operating system. The 1280*800 display, authentic colors, crisp images, 5080LPi resolution, and the 178-degree view angle makes it a wonderful drawing tablet.

Price – $299.99

11. Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 8 is a good drawing tablet with 1280*800 resolution screen for those who want a portable tablet for their work like students who want to have a tablet for their class work. It is affordable, good looking and a comfortable tablet for digital drawing. It is like a laptop which can be also used as a tablet as it has a detachable keyboard which you can 360-degree hinge. So, you can use it as a stand-alone tablet as well as a laptop.

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This drawing tablet comes with Android jelly bean OS. The pen for digital drawing it offers is a quite comfortable, lightweight and perfect for drawing. The 16Gb storage allows you to store your work on the tablet and it also has an SD Card slot which you can use to insert D card for increasing its storage capability.

Price – $123.99

 12. Lenovo Think Pad Yoga 2

Another tablet from Lenovo is Lenovo Think Pad Yoga 2 which is a perfect product for the artists and kids for digital drawing. The light-weight and the slim body if plus point of this tablet and you can even use it as a laptop due to the detachable keyboard it comes with. The pen which is specially designed for artists to make their precision designs with ease also comes with this tablet.

11.6 inch IPS touchscreen, Intel quad-core processor, 4GB RAM, 120 GB storage, Bluetooth, webcam, WiFi, etc are some other features of this tablet.

Price – $ 350

13. Ugee 1910B

It is a good buy for artists as well as for the kids who prefer a larger screen for their digital drawing work. The 19.0 Inch screen with 1440*900 resolution, this tablet provides comfortable drawing experience.

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Its tilting ability makes you tilt it to any angle as per your need. It also comes with a glove, 2 rechargeable pens, recharging cable and 1 screen protector. This drawing tablet supports most of the popular software such as Photoshop CC, illustrator, AUto Desk, 3D Max, Corel painter, MAYA, Sketchbook etc.

Price – $409.99

14. Wacom MobileStudio Pro

Wacom MobileStudio Pro is a professional tablet which comes with many efficient features. This drawing tablet is larger as well as portable. It comes with a 13-inch display, i5 to i7, 64- 512Gb storage capacity, and 4GB RAM. The batteryless Pro pen is pressure sensitive to ensure the clear and perfect designs. It also offers you 3 free Pen nibs along with the tablet.

Price – $2400

15. XP-Pen Artist22

The last but not least candidate of our list of top 15 drawing tablets for artists and kids is XP-Pen Artist22. This drawing tablet comes with a large 21.5-inch display with 1920*1080 resolution. For the protection of LED screen, it contains protected toughened glass. It also allows you to use 3D modeling and editing. You also get 2 rechargeable pens with this tablet.

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Price $589

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