Wacom and Huion are some of the top brands for drawing tablets. We have previously done a detailed comparison of Wacom vs Huion standalone tablets and pen display tablets.
In this article, we will review 2 of their pen tablets best suited for beginner artists. Huion H610 Pro V2 and Wacom Intuos CTL4100.
Wacom Intuos Vs Huion H610 Pro V2 Specs Comparison
|Wacom Intuos Specifications
|Huion H610 Pro V 2 Specifics
|Working Area: 6.0” x 3.7” Inches
Pen Pressure: 4096 Levels
Pen: Wacom pen 4k (lp-1100k)
Pen LPI Resolution: 4k
Compatibility: macOS, Windows, Chromebook, Android
Shortcut keys: 4 + 2 on pen
Replace Nibs: 3 Pen nibs
|Working Area: 10 x 6.25 Inches
Pen Pressure: 8192 Levels
Pen: Huion PW100
Pen LPI Resolution: 5080 LPI
Tilt recognition +-60 degrees
Compatibility: Android, Windows MacOS 10.12
Shortcut keys: 4 + 2 on pen
Replace Nibs: 8 Pen nibs
Huion H610 Pro Review
Is Huion H610 Pro good for beginners?
Huion H610 Pro V2 is one of the cheapest drawing tablets you can buy. Its very affordable pricing, the top-of-the-range pen used in more expensive devices, and great features, make Huion H610 Pro a perfect pick for beginners.
The battery-free stylus PW100 is quite well known since it’s compatible with almost ten other Huion drawing tablets. Features served by this pen are pretty impressive, starting with a quality 8192 levels of pen pressure sensitivity. This propels your work rate, offering an accurate and precise canvas-like experience.
You can further enjoy disposal of brush options since the pen supports a +-60 degrees tilt function for a more effective work rate.
When it comes to pen detection speeds, the PW100 offers you a response rate speed of 233 brought about by 5080 pen resolution levels.
Huion H610 has 8 customizable keys on the body of the tablet and 2 more on the PW100 stylus pen. You can set it to your preferred functions and speed up your workflow.
Feel free to connect your Huion H610 Pro V2 with Windows 7 and later, macOS 10.12 and later, and Android OS operating systems. This is made possible by using a mini USB for a cleaner less wired desk.
The tablet fits in our list of the best drawing tablets under 100$ as it goes for a very affordable price below 50 dollars
Does Huion H610 Pro V2 need a computer?
The Huion H610 Pro V2 is a basic drawing tablet.
Unlike pen computer tablets cannot function on its own without a computer connection.
Additionally, the tablet does not have a screen therefore you have to use a computer for your visuals.
Wacom Intuos Review
Wacom Intuos CTL4100 is one of the few good cheap tablets.
It packs a great list of quality features for better interaction with users at any level.
Wacom LP1100K 4K pen
The battery-free electromagnetic resonating Wacom LP1100K 4K pen is a quality stylus. You don’t have to charge the pen courtesy of the electromagnetic resonance technology.
The ergonomic design provides you with a gentle grip on the pen, with a weight balance consideration for a more comfortable effect.
Additionally, the pen with 4096 levels of pen pressure sensitivity is comfortable and the experience is enhanced with more precision and accuracy. Shortcuts are brought closer to your fingers by the 2 customizable buttons for a more effective work rate.
No need to worry about losing your extra nibs as the pen has an integrated compartment for storage. You then get a 3 extra nib supply that comes with the box.
Short cut Keys
Apart from the 2 buttons located on the pen, the Wacom pen 4K has further 4 customizable keys that allow users to create shortcuts for quality usability. The tablet further has a wide range of compatibility, ensuring you have options to use your preferred system.
Wacom Intuos CTL4100 Compatibility
Wacom Intuos CTL4100 is compatible with most operating systems, a factor that has made it quite loveable. Options offered include compatibility with MacOS 10.10 and above, Windows 7 and above, Chromebook, and Android 6.0 and above.
Connection is further made easy by the available USB-A cable.
Does Wacom Intuos CTL4100 need a computer?
No, you have to connect this tablet to a computer or Android device to use it.
Conclusion: Wacom Vs Huion
Does Huion H610 Pro V2 work with Windows?
Yes, Huion H610 Pro V2 is compatible with different operating systems such as Windows 7 and later, MAC Operating System, 10 and 11 or later, and Android 6.0 and later.
Is Wacom better than Huion?
Wacom Tablets have for the longest time been the top brand when it comes to drawing tablets. Huion and other new brands in recent have come up and are causing a big stir in the market. Overall, however, most artists believe Wacom tablets to be better quality than their Huion counterparts. Huion Tablets on the other hand are cheaper and more user-friendly.
Written by: Denis Maina
I am an experienced and skilled graphic designer with a strong focus on Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. He specializes in creating a wide range of design materials, such as digital art, business cards, stationery, logos, flyers, posters, banner ads, brochures, PSD templates, and other graphics.