Types of Drawing Tablets in Brief

Mar 25,2020 PM 13:04



There are in-total three different types of drawing tablets,

  1. Simple Drawing Pen Tablet (Without Screen/Display)

  2. Drawing Pen Display Tablet (With Screen/Display)

  3. Standalone Drawing Tablet (Requires No Computer)

1. Simple Drawing Pen Tablet (Without Screen/Display)

XP-Pen Deco 01 V2 Drawing Pen Tablet.jpg

It's just a simple drawing pad without display. You will have to connect it to Computer/PC, run drawing apps on computer/pc and will have to use pen on your drawing pen tablet that will reflect on your computer screen. That's it.

2. Drawing Pen Display Tablet (With Screen/Display)

XP-Pen Artist 15.6 Pro Drawing Pen Display With Screen.jpg

A drawing pen display is much more like a simple drawing pen tablet. The only difference is that, it comes with a display screen. You have to connect it to the Computer/PC but there is no need to look at the Computer/PC screen while drawing. The whole Computer/PC screen will appear on your drawing pen display tablet.

3. Standalone Drawing Tablet (Requires No Computer)

Wacom MobileStudio Pro Standalone Drawing Tablet.jpg

A standalone drawing tablet is a combo of Computer/PC and drawing tablet. It's a drawing tablet that comes with hardware and features of Computer/PC like processor, graphics card, RAM, storage, etc... and so won't need to connect with external Computer/PC. A standalone drawing tablet will run drawing apps and software itself and you can draw seamlessly on it without Computer.

The End Note

As a conclusion, the simple drawing pen tablet without screen is for beginners and cheaper. One should start it's drawing career with a drawing pen tablet. A drawing pen display tablet with screen is for both mediocres as well as professionals. They are a bit expensive and huge range of budget is available for these tablets. And, the standalone drawing tablets is for professionals only and are expensive. So, you can choose from the one as per your usage and budget.

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