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My artist girlfriend has agreed to tag along and help out for a rather lengthy and bohemian period of my education. As thanks, Im looking to buy her a tablet computer that would make her time more bearable/productive.
The problem is that I have zero knowledge of anything in the art world. The techy sites pander more towards the consumption of media instead of its creation, and the only word-of-mouth advice I can get is, "The only real choice artists have for tablets is an Ipad." After hours of trying to research this thing out, I'm still having a hard time finding out information. Everything seems to focus on how well a product can run youtube or games. At this point, I need to just ask for help.
What (I think) I need is a tablet that has that stylus capability without needing to levitate your hand above the tablet, and can run windows so we can play dinky low resource games like this together.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vZk2gJ3z_yg
Is the asus ep121 the only one that fits the bill, or is there something else out there that has an arguably better battery life?
A few more noob questions:
What does sensitivity mean in this case? Does it mean that pressing down harder results in a thicker brushline, or does it mean its more aware of exactly where you place your pen?
Do people segregate into passionate "nintendo vs sega" camps in regards to wacom and n-trig? Is it a big enough deal for me to try and sneak around and find out what her desktop tablet is?
Thanks in advance >.<
Forget the Ep121, get her the Samsung S7S
It has a better screen, better performance, and better battery life, while being only a hair thicker then an ipad. Right now I'd feel comfortable saying the S7S is the best Tablet PC on the market for artists.
There are some nice new options coming out, but that won't be till the fall for Windows 8.
And to answer your noob questions.
Pressure Sensativity is pretty much as you described. The more pressure you put on the pen, it can adjust the size and oppacity of the brush stroke.
The Accuracy however has nothing to do with pressure, but rather it is a benefit of just having an Active Digitizer. The S7S uses a Wacom digitizer so it will have pressure and the pixal accuracy.
As far as N-trig....Stay far away.....very far away. Some people may be content with it for simple note taking and web surfing, but for Art, N-trig is much worse then Wacom.
But N-trig only makes Digitizers for Tablet PCs and andorid Tablets, they don't make desktop tablets. If she has a desktop tablet, 90% chance she's using a Wacom one.