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Artist 16 (Gen 2)

15.4-inch FHD fully-laminated display, 94% Adobe RGB
X3 empowered stylus, 3 grams initial activation force
Available in four colors (Black, Blue, Red, and Green)

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A new generation  marks a new beginning. The Artist Series encourage creators to express themselves in an authentic way and courageously pursue their distinctive dreams. The New Series comes with multiple sizes and colors. Powered by X3 Smart Chip technology, opens more possibilities for your creativity.

Artist 16 Drawing Display (2nd Gen)

Spacious yet portable

Set off on your CG journey
with X3 digital technology

The new Artist series brings an immense leap to the stylus drawing experience with the new X3 chip
giving you the realistic feeling of traditonal pen and paper.  Explore a brand new CG world with the X3 chip technology.

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X3 smart chip stylus,
sparks more creativity under your brush

Innitial activation force

as low as 3g*, 10 folds increase in sensitivity*

Retraction distance

as short as 0.6mm*,
half the original retraction distance*

Life span

double the exisiting life span*


Act before your mind.
3 grams* IAF and 0.6 mm* retraction
distance for more efficient ink output.


No spring part and anti-
interference for stable performance.
Digital signal transmission, double* the life span.


More precise positioning.
Never miss a single brushstroke.
Virtually no accuracy error.
No broken lines and no lag.

* This data was taken from a laboratory simulation test and may vary depending on the environment that the device is used in.

Natural color display for realistic creation

A wide color gamut of 127% sRGB*  sees full color presentation and delicate detail expression. Colors are vividly brought to life under your brush.

IPS-ADS technology.

178°visible viewing angle.

8-bit color depth.

220 cd/㎡ brightness.

1000:1 contrast ratio.

Anti-glare screen

The matte eye-protective screen blocks the light interference from the environment, allowing you to focus on creation without distractions.

No parallax error

Full lamination screen technology. The screen and display are seamlessly laminated to avoid parallel errors between the stylus nib and cursor, precisely positioning every single one of your strokes.

Comfortable touch experience

Paper-like surface texture renders a natural experience of traditonal drawing.

Trendy colors, pick yours

4 trendy colors to showcase your personalities in different ways. Every one of them is selected to express the real you.

  • Black

  • Green

  • Blue

  • Pink

Comfortable touch experience and easy to carry

Double-shot molding technology delivers a skin-friendly touch experience.*

Wear-resistant, anti-slippery and anti-shock all-round protection body.

Easy-to-carry. Release your creative inspirations anytime anywhere.

*Aritst 16 pen display (2nd Gen) adopts the one-shot molding process

Professional digital drawing performance standard

EMR Electromagnetic induction technology

8192 levels

60° Tilt


10mm Reading height

5080LPI Resolution

Versatile shortcut keys

The new Artist series drawing display features multiple user-defined shortcut keys.
Customize your shortcut keys in your software of choice to simplify your workflow and empower your productivity.

Artist 12 (2nd Gen) comes with 8 shortcut keys
Artist 16 (2nd Gen) comes with 10 shortcut keys

Multi-function screen conveys multiple applicable uses

Extend screen display and screen projection cover multiple uses including creation, games, movies and entretainment, etc.

One-click drawing display and tablet switch in seconds

Long press the power button for 3 seconds, it will flash in blue and orange alternately. When the screen is off, the display will switch into a drawing tablet, giving you an additional drawing option.

Flexible dual ports

The 3-in-1 cable that supports HDMI signal transmission allows you to connect the drawing display to a PC. The full-featured USB-C port makes connection easier with devices such as PCs, Android phones, and Switch, allowing for a tidy desktop.

Full-featured USB-C cable connection
Full-featured USB-C port

* Supports connection with USB-C to USB-C cable (sold separately) only.

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3-in-1 USB-C cable connection
3-in-1 USB-C port

* Supports connection with the included 3-in-1 cable only.

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* For the best compatibility of the product, we strongly recommend using XPPen ACW01 and the ACW03, or compliance cables with legal certification.

Extensive compatibility

works smoothly with various systems and software

Compatible with Windows 7 (or later), Mac OS X 10.10 (or later), Android (USB3. 1 DP1.2), Chrome OS 88 (or later), and Linux. Bring more possibilites to your creation.

Support popular digital art software such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, SAI, CDR, GIMP, Krita, MediBang, FireAlpaca and Blender3D, etc.

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X3 Elite

60° tilt

8192 pressure levels

0.6 mm
Retraction distance

Full lamination

Customizable shortcuts


Windows / Mac / Android /
Chrome OS/ Linux

X3 Elite

60° tilt

8192 pressure levels

3 grams IAF

0.6 mm
Retraction distance

1920 x 1080

Full lamination

Customizable shortcuts


Windows / Mac / Android /
Chrome OS / Linux

  • Specifications

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XPPen Artist Series Pen Display (2nd Gen)
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Artist Series Pen Display (2nd Gen)
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Item Size (Inch)
434 x 255.8 x 12.89 mm
Item Weight(LB)
Working Area (Inch)
340.99 x 191.81 mm
Pen Pressure
Express Keys
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080
Color Gamut
90% NTSC, 127% sRGB, 94% Adobe RGB
Pen Model
X3 Elite
Tilt Support
✓ ( 60 degrees )
Full Lamination
±0.5 mm (center), ±1 mm (corner)
Reading Height
10 mm
Interface support
1 x full-featured USB-C, 1 x USB-C
Viewing Angle
Power Supply Input
DC 5V/2A
Windows 7 (or later), MAC OS 10.10 (or later) Chrome OS 88 (or later) Android USB3.1 DP1.2, Linux



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