10 Best Tablets For Graphic Design Of 2022 – Review And Buying Guide

Finding the best tablets for graphic design that will meet all your needs can be a bit of a challenge, even for the most seasoned expert. While many companies still create good tablets for graphic designs, the market has turned its attention toward advanced models that carry higher price points.

In our quest to find the most suitable models, we focused on features like comfort, adjustability, and durability. We recommend you take a close look at each product we listed here and see the features you need for your personal use.

Keep reading to learn more…

Top 10 tablets for graphic design : Editor’s Pick

10 Best tablets for graphic design Reviews:

1. Graphics Drawing Tablet, UGEE M708 10 x 6 inch Large Drawing Tablet with 8 Hot Keys, Passive Stylus of 8192 Levels Pressure, UGEE M708 Graphics Tablet for Paint, Design, Art Creation Sketch

Features :

  • 【Large Active Drawing Space】: UGEE M708 V2 graphic drawing tablet, features 10 x 6 inch large active drawing space with papery texture surface, provides enormous and smooth drawing for your digital artwork creation, offers no-lag sketch, painting experience;
  • 【8192 Passive Stylus Technology】: A more affordable passive stylus technology offers 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity allows you to draw accurate lines of any weight and opacity according to the pressure you apply to the pen, sharper line with light pressure and thick line with hard pressure, perfect for artistry design or unique brush effect for photo retouching;
  • 【Compatible with Multiple System&Softwares】: Powerful compatibility, tablet for drawing computer, perform well with Windows 10 / 8 / 7 and Mac OS X 10.10 or above; Driver program works with creative software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Macromedia Flash, Comic Studio, SAI, Infinite Stratos, 3D MAX, Autodesk MAYA, Pixologic ZBrush and more;
  • 【Ergonomically Designed Shortcuts】: 8 customizable express keys on the side for short cuts like eraser, zoom in and out, scrolling and undo, provide a lot more for convenience and helps to improve the productivity and efficiency when creating with the drawing tablet;
  • ❤Easy to Set Up& Best Customer Service❤: Suits for both right and left hand user with the pen holder and extra pen tips, ideal for professional artist, newbie designer and amateur hobbyist of all kind, provides 12-month hussle free warranty service and clock customer service;

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.32
Width 8.28
Length 14.09

2. Graphics Tablet M708 UGEE 10 x 6 inch Large Active Area Drawing Tablet with 8 Hot Keys, 8192 Levels Pen, UGEE M708 Graphic Tablets for Paint, Digital Art Creation Sketch

Features :

  • LARGE SPACE TO RELEASE YOUR INSPIRATION: Large active area allows to release your inspiration on enough space and slim, sleek, super lightweight panel with compact design and delicate craftsmanship, offers a no delay or no chopping excellent drawing experience.
  • PAPERY DRAWING EXPERIENCE: 8192 levels pressure sensitivity, the harder you press, the thicker and darker lines would be,the lines transition from thin to thick will be fluid and precisely under your control.The paper-like surface of the graphic tablet provides users with a more natural and realistic experience, just like drawing on the real paper.
  • HUMANIZED DESIGN: 8 shortcut key(zoom in/out, brush size +/-, undo, hand, brush, eraser), support both left-handed and right-handed users. You can set default according to personal habits. Ease of operation saving more time.
  • COMPATIBLE WITH MULTIPLE SYSTEMS: This graphics tablet is compatible with Windows 7/8/10, Linux, Chrome and Mac OS 10.10 or above. Also compatible with Adobe Photoshop/Photoshop CC/Illustrator/LightRoom/Corel Painter/Autodesk MAYA/Pixologic ZBrush/ Macromedia Flash/Comic Studio/SAI and etc.drawing software.
  • EASY TO SET UP: User-friendly for right and left hand user with the pen holder, ideal for professional artist, newbie designer and amateur hobbyist in all ages, provides One-year warranty service and clock customer service.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 0.32
Width 8.28
Length 14.09

3. UGEE M708 Drawing Tablet,10 x 6in Graphics Tablet with 8192 Levels Battery-Free TILT 60° Art Stylus,8 Hot-Keys,UGEE M708 Graphics Tablet for Digital Drawing Online Teaching-for Mac Windows Chromebook

Features :

  • 【LARGE DRAWING AREA】UGEE M708 graphics drawing tablet,features 10 x 6 inch large active drawing space with papery texture surface, ugee m708 drawing tablet provides enormous and smooth drawing for your digital artwork creation, offers natural no-lag sketch, painting experience;
  • 【BATTERY FREE STYLUS】The 8192 pressure pen adopts the most advanced passive technology at present,no need to charge,it’s always ready whenever you want to create art.M708 drawing tablet offers 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity allows you to draw accurate lines of any weight and opacity according to the pressure you apply to the pen, sharper line with light pressure and thick line with hard pressure, perfect for artistry design or unique brush effect for photo retouching;
  • 【HUMANIZED DESIGN】M708 drawing tablet with 8 customizable express keys on the side for short cuts like eraser, zoom in and out, scrolling and undo, provide a lot more for convenience and helps to improve the productivity and efficiency when creating with the m708 graphcis tablet ; largely improve your work flow.Prefect drawing tablet for Drawing Beginners 2D 3D Animation,Artist,and Amateur Hobbyist.
  • 【OS SUPPORT& PROGRAM COMPATIBILITY】M708 drawing tablet compatible with chromebook windows 10/8/7 and Mac OS 10.10 or above;Driver program works with creative software such as Photoshop,Illustrator,Fireworks,Macromedia Flash,Comic Studio,SAI, Infinite Stratos,3D MAX, Autodesk MAYA,Pixologic ZBrush and more;– It’s a high quality product not only for beginners, but also for professionals.It’s broadly used in photo editing, sketching, digital drawing,manga,animation,etc.
  • 【WARRANTY & CUSTOMER SERVICE】Ugee provides a one-year warranty [warranty only valid under the situation that damage is not caused by man-made] and lifetime technical support for all our drawing tablets. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us and our customer service team will respond within 24 hours to assist you.

Additional Info :

Item Dimensions
Height 0.393700787
Width 8.661417314
Length 14.960629906
Weight 1.45

4. VEIKK A30 V2 Drawing Tablet 10×6 Inch Graphics Tablet with Battery-Free Pen and 8192 Professional Levels Pressure

Features :

  • VEIKK A30 digital art tablet is designed for drawing, design, online education, E-signature, as well as photo/video editing. It is compatible with Windows, Mac, Android and Linux OS. You can start your art work with A30 in most software like Adobe Photoshop, SAI, Adobe Illustrator, Corel Painter, Clip Studio, SketchBook, MediBang, Zbrush, Krita, Gimp etc.
  • VEIKK A30 graphic tablet is designed with unique touch pad. It has 4 touch keys and one gesture pad. If you are younger or those who prefer modern design, VEIKK A30 drawing pad is the right one which will provide you with a perfect difference touch experience, as well as stable performance.
  • 8192 professional levels pressure sensitivity provides exquisite strokes and making the lines smoother and natural. Battery-free pen allow you for constant uninterrupted drawing, no battery and don’t need to charge.
  • A30 pen tablet has 10×6 ultra-large drawing area, which provides more space for art create. A30 design tablet comes with type-c port design which allow to plug in and out with either direction, more convenient and stable. It supports both right and left hander. A30 digital drawing tablet comes with extra 8 nibs,1 tablet film and artist glove, you don’t need to buy extra accessories, save your time and make drawing convenience.
  • VEIKK provides one-year hardware warranty and lifetime free driver update, you will get professional suggestion if you meet any problem for all the VEIKK drawing tablets. We are always here for our customers.

Additional Info :

Color 10×6 inch touch control tablet
Item Dimensions
Height 0.3543307083
Width 8.3464566844
Length 13.0708661284
Weight 1.20372395052

5. GAOMON S620 6.5 x 4 Inches Graphics Tablet with 8192 Passive Pen 4 Express Keys for Digital Drawing & OSU & Online Teaching-for Mac Windows Android OS

Features :

  • 【FOR ONLINE MEETING & ONLINE CLASS】You can use GAOMON S620 pen tablet for online education and remote meeting. It works with most online meeting programs, like Zoom, and so on. 【FOR DIGITAL ART & CREATION】– Not only for beginner but also for professionalists in digital drawing, sketching, graphics design, 3D art work, animation, etc. 【FOR ANNOTATING AND SIGNATURE】–You can sign and write in excel, word, pdf, ppt, etc. 【FOR Osu! & GAMING】–It’s a large help for playing rythm games like Osu!
  • 【PASSIVE PEN】–Battery-free pen cuts the inconveneince of charging the pen. 【8192 HIGH LEVEL PEN PRESSURE & 4 CUSTOMIZABLE EXPRESS KEYS】It will provide you precise control and accuracy at your fingertips, to bring more natural lines and enhance creative performance. 4 customizable express keys could be set to more functions as you like. Using them while working will largely improve your work flow.
  • 【COMPATIBILITY OR APPLICATION】– It compatible with Windows OS 7/8/10 or above and mac-10.12 or above. Work with most art programs like Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Clip Studio, Lightroom, Sketchbook Pro, Manga Studio, CorelPainter, FireAlpaca, OpenCanvas, Paint Tool Sai2, Krita and so on. 【WORK WITH ANDROID DEVICES】–It works with android devices with 6.0 or above system which support OTG function. 【NEED PURCHASE EXTRAUSB ADAPTERS FOR ANDROID DEVICES】
  • 【266 PPS REPORT RATE + 5080LPI RESOLUTION + 10MM PEN READING HEIGHT + 6.5*4 INCHES ACTIVE AREA】– This size is more portable and lightweight, easy to be carried around in the laptop bag to the workplace, school, and travel. But it’s also big enough for digital painting, handwriting, playing games and animation design, etc.
  • 【HUMANIZED DESIGN】– 4 rubber feet are created to ensure the stability of the tablet from slipper. 【LEFT & RIGHT HANDED SUPPORT】–Set 180 degree roate inside GAOMON Driver to set left hand mode.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.31
Width 6.85
Length 8.3
Weight 0.551155655

6. HUION H610 Pro V2 Graphic Drawing Tablet Android Supported Pen Tablet Tilt Function Battery-Free Stylus 8192 Pen Pressure with 8 Express Keys

Features :

  • Android Supported – HUION H610 Pro V2 is compatible with Mac (OS 10.12 and above), Windows 7 and above, Android devices (OS 6.0 and above). You can easily connect your phone to the tablet with the OTG connector after firmware UPDATED; 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.
  • Innovative Tilt Control System – Provide you better pressure detection and accurate cursor positioning with different angles, restore the true feeling of painting.
  • 8192 Levels of Pressure Sensitivity – Outfitted with Huion’s latest battery-free stylus PW100 of 10mm reading heights; 5080LPI in resolution and 233RPS in reading rates, which offers more accurate and natural drawing experience.
  • Customizable Shortcut Keys – 8 Customized Press Keys + 16 Customized Soft Keys, all customizable and easy to set up; With the two pen buttons, you can set it to the function like eraser as you want;10×6.25 inches sufficient compact working area.
  • Online Teaching and Working – Meet all your needs for every subject with online tutoring softwars: Power Point, Wrod, OneNote, PDF… Let’s work more efficiently. Use Huion for for online conference purpose,Web Conferencing, Webinars and Screen Sharing.

Additional Info :

Color H610 Pro V2
Item Dimensions
Height 0.55
Width 9.64
Length 13.89
Weight 1.35

7. Wacom Intuos Graphics Drawing Tablet for Mac, PC, Chromebook & Android (small) with Software Included – Black (CTL4100)

Features :

  • Graphic drawing tablet with 4096 Levels of pressure sensitivity – gives you control and precision when drawing, painting and photo-editing in nearly any software program
  • Compatibility: Mac (OS X 10.10 and above), PC (Windows 7 and above), Chromebook (devices running the latest Chrome OS), and Android smartphones/ tablets (OS version 6.0 or later); Easy plug-in via USB-A: some devices require USB-C or OTG adapters
  • Small Compact size (7.8” x 6.3”) with large active area (6.0” x 3.7”), is perfect for limited desktop areas and can be setup for both left and right-handed use
  • Four customizable ExpressKeys that put your favorite shortcuts like undo or copy/paste at your fingertips when used with your Mac/PC
  • Creative Software: Register your Intuos on your Mac/PC to receive Clip Studio Paint Pro (2-years), Boris FX Optics (12 months) and try out Corel Painter Essentials 8 & Corel AfterShot Pro 3 for 90 days; Register with your Chromebook and receive Clip Studio Paint Pro (3-months)
  • EdTech Software: Wacom Intuos comes with 3-month trials of EdTech software for teachers; Register your tablet to receive: Kami App, Explain Everything, Pear Deck, Limnu & Collaboard
  • This product is tested and certified as Works With Chromebook, which means it meets Google’s compatibility standards and is compatible with your Chromebook

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 0.35
Width 6.3
Length 7.87
Weight 0.506875
Release Date 2018-03-06T00:00:01Z

8. XP-PEN DECO-03 Wireless Drawing Tablet, Graphics Tablet with 8192 Level Pen, Dial Knob, 6 Express Keys Work with Adobe PS, AI, SAI, Painter, Zbrush, Krita, Gimp on Windows Mac

Features :

  • 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;

Additional Info :

Color XP PEN DECO 03
Item Dimensions
Height 0.3
Width 8.5
Length 13.8

9. HUION H420 USB Graphics Drawing Tablet Board Kit

Features :

  • Compatible with Corel Painter, CorelDraw, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Macromedia Flash, Comic Studio, SAI,Paint tool sai, Infinite Stratos, 3D MAX, Autodesk MAYA, Pixologic ZBrush and other major graphics applications.
  • Function as the cursor and the board as the screen, when you move the pen to the corner of the board, the cursor on your screen moves to the corner of said screen, etc.
  • Pen scrolling – You can scroll documents and Web pages by pressing the middle button of the digital pen over the tablet’s working area. (Compatible with Windows XP/Vista/Win7/8/10 and Mac OS 10.8.0 or above. )
  • Three express keys – such as close current page, save current page.
  • USB interface, Plug & Play- don’t need to install external driver, very convenient

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 9.84
Width 2.36
Length 11.81
Weight 0.29

10. GAOMON M10K2018 10 x 6.25 inch Graphic Drawing Tablet with 8192 Levels Battery-Free Stylus and 10 Customizable Hot-Keys for Digital Drawing & OSU & Online Teaching-for Mac Windows

Features :

  • [Battery -free Stylus]—The pen adopts the most advanced passive technology at present, no need to charge or replace the battery, so it’s always ready whenever you want to create art,avoiding trouble of battery leakage and low power.
  • [8192 Levels Pen Pressure]—The pen features 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity, helps you to draw thicker or thinner lines depending on how hard you push on the pen. It makes lines smoother and more natural, allowing you to capture ideas faster and easier.
  • [High Performance]–Working Area:10 x 6.25 inches (255*159mm);Pressure Sensitivity: 8192 levels; Pen Touch Resolution:5080 LPI; Report Rate:233PPS; Sensing Height:10mm
  • [1 Touch Ring+1 Round Key+10 Hot-keys]—The touch ring could be programmed for canvas zooming, brush adjusting and page scrolling ( zoom in/out and roll ). The round key designed to shift function among zooming canvas, adjusting brush, and scrolling page. 10 customizable shortcut keys allow more quick access to most commonly used functions.
  • [Compatibility]—Windows 7/8/10, Mac 10.12 or later version. And it’s compatible with most drawing program,such as: Photoshop, Krita, Illustrator, SAI2, SketchBookPro, FireAlpaca, OpenCanvas, Manga Studio and so on.

Additional Info :

Color Black
Item Dimensions
Height 1.7
Width 9.8
Length 14.7
Weight 2.87

Buying Guide: What to Consider When Select tablets for graphic design

Price

How much should you expect to spend on a product like this? Is it a one-off cost, or is there some kind of recurring element?

When it comes to tablets for graphic design, a great value can come in many different forms. It could be a lower price, impeccable construction, and design, or higher durability. We’ll cover all of these different factors below, where we’re sharing our top picks for the best tablets for graphic design for the money. We’ll go over everything consumers should know to get a great value out of their tablets for graphic design!

Durability 

The phrase “people get what they pay for” is especially true when it comes to tablets for graphic design. The range in durability from person to person can be pretty substantial depending on the materials used in the construction. If someone saves $100 on a tablets for graphic design, but it wears out in 1 month, are they really getting a good value?

Compare that to a tablets for graphic design that costs $50 more but wears out after 1 or 2 years. Most people would argue that the second option is the better deal over the long term. Before purchasing, you should consider how long you want to have the tablets for graphic design and then read reviews to make sure you know how long you can expect it to last.

Consider Where You Purchase 

 

A vast majority of people now buy their tablets for graphic design online rather than going to a brick-and-mortar physical location. That’s largely because online shopping offers greater convenience, and many brick-and-mortar stores can be confusing when it comes to their models, pricing, and types.

While people can’t try out an online tablets for graphic design the way they can in a store, brands often come with generous trials. These allow people to try out the tablets for graphic design for a while and return it if they’re unhappy.

In addition, many online tablets for graphic design are more affordable than their in-store counterparts, because they have less overhead and have cut out the middlemen to pass savings directly to the consumer. If you purchase online, make sure to check to see if they will have to pay extra for shipping or not. A lot of the new companies offer free shipping, but not all.

Types of tablets for graphic design

Before even thinking about all the different tablets for graphic design available,  You should choose the product types that will be ideal for your task.

Design

Choosing a product based on a design that people will love can be tough. Just because you might like the look and style of it, doesn’t mean it’s the best. Below are some steps you can follow that I’ve used in the past when making decisions on which product designs to choose. Today, a lot of e-commerce sites have the same products. Naturally, it means people use product photos and videos to find the best item. Some of the tips in this article will help you choose or design a successful product.

  • Dimensions. How big are these products?
  • Materials. What are they made from? Is there an advantage to choosing one material over another?
  • Generic characteristics. What sort of features do products in this category include?
  • Product-specific functionality. Do certain products have key characteristics that others don’t? 
  • “Vs.” comparisons. Wireless or wired? Portable or desktop? Metal or wood? These are the key A/B-style decisions typically made early in the buying process.

The Verdict

Finally, we hope that our reviews about these tablets for graphic designs will help you to choose your ideal product available on the maker. The question remains, how many of these tablets for graphic design will you use and how often? Some manufacturers come out with newer tablets for graphic design every few months. This is because they know that people want the better tablets for graphic design. It’s all a matter of choice and your budget. The good news is that the features of good tablets for graphic design tend to trickle down in price. If you start off with a cheaper version, chances are you can afford the more advanced versions of it a few months later.