Wacom releases its Cintiq Companion and Hybrid Tablets

Wacom has once again release two creative tablets from its Cintiq line of professional tablets, the two new models are the Cintiq Companion and the Cintiq Companion Hybrid. Both tablet sport a 13.3-inch Full HD IPS display with 1920×1080 pixel resolutions, they offer 700:1 contrast and 75% Adobe color gamut, one of the difference between both tablets is that the former runs Windows 8 or Windows 8 Pro while the latter is a creative pen display running Android OS.

Wacom Cintiq Companion
Wacom Cintiq Companion Creative Tablet with Windows 8
The Wacom Cintiq Companion is powered by a third generation Core i7-3517U processor with 8GB of RAM, it has integrated Intel HD Graphics 4000 with 256GB or 512GB SSD storage.

Wacom Cintiq Companion Hybrid with Android OS
Wacom Cintiq Companion Hybrid with Android OS
The Wacom Cintiq Companion Hybrid tablet on the other hand is powered by a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor with 2GB of RAM and 16GB/32GB of internal storage. They also sport a 2 Megapixel front-facing camera and a 8 Megapixel camera on the back, and support Bluetooth and WiFi connectivity. Windows models will have a mini DisplayPort and two USB 3.0 ports and the Android version provides micro HDMI and USB 2.0 connector.

Expect to see both tablets in consumer electronic stores near you, the Cintiq Companion is priced at $1999 for 256GB and $2499 for 512GB model, while the Hybrid is available for $1499 for 16GB and $1599 for 32GB.

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