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Who am I and how did I test these products?

I’ve been a graphics designer for more than 10 years. I have owned all the tablets in this review between 6 months to an year now and I have used them on most of my projects.

I have compiled the top five drawing tablets  in this review ;

Top Five Drawing Tablets:

Tablet ImageTablet NameTablet Make 
Yiynova MVP22U(V3)+RH Full HD Tablet MonitorYiynova View lowest price
Wacom Intuos Draw CTL490DW Digital Drawing and Graphics TabletWacomView lowest price
Huion H610 Pro Graphic Drawing TabletHuionView lowest price
Ugee HK1060 Pro Graphic Drawing TabletUgeeView lowest price
Huion H420 USB Graphics Drawing Tablet Board KitHuionView lowest price

1. Yiynova MVP22U(V3)+RH Full HD Tablet Monitor

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 Pros of the Yiynova MVP22U tablet monitor

Yiynova has a moderate amount of followers on their social media platforms. Consists of 1,000+ followers on Facebook, about 100+ on Twitter and 40+ on Instagram
Their main website has a number and email address for support One has access to help with any of their products 24/7.
Large 21.5’’ screen This is better to work with in graphical applications, as it provides more space for the menus on the sides and a larger canvas in the middle.
Full HD resolution The resolution is 4000 Lines per Inch and a tracking speed of 200pps which helps one draw with that natural feel.
Remote hot key This allows you to control your software with the click of a button as well as access other shortcuts.
Gorilla glass Meaning it is scratch free and will allow you clear display for years without a cloudy view created by scratches.
A set of hotkeys on the monitor The monitor has eight buttons on the top of the screen, which are pre-programmed for different tasks, but they can fortunately be reprogrammed to fit exactly whatever you are using the most.
Pressure sensitivity of the stylus It has a pressure sensitivity of 2048 levels which means, you can draw with 2048 different thicknesses with one brush without changing the size.
Adjustable stand The adjustable stand will support the monitor in a variety of angles from nearly upright (78 degrees) to about 12 degrees.

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Cons of the Yiynova MVP22U tablet monitor

Stylus The drawing monitor needs a free USB slot for the stylus to work since they have to be connected.
Position and feel of hotkeys The hotkeys are the top of the monitor and it is impractical to move your hand all the way up to use them. In addition, the buttons are very hard to press down.
Expensive The tablet monitor costs more than 600 dollars.
Remote hotkey compatibility If you have windows 7 or less, the remote hotkey will not work because it does not support their drivers.

Why is this product #1

The Yiynova MVP22U tablet monitor is number one on my list because it is a great bargain for tablet monitors with IPS panel screen given the price one gets for it. The large screen tablet monitor has a large display which makes it easy to hit just about any target on even the most cluttered of interfaces.

2. Wacom Intuos Draw CTL490DW Digital Drawing and Graphics Tablet

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Pros of the Wacom Intuos Draw CTL490DW

Has a large social media following Consists of 300,000+ followers on Facebook, about 80,000+ on Twitter, 90,000+ on Instagram, 6,000+ on Pinterest and 180,000+ subscribers on YouTube.
Their main website has a number and email address for support One has access to help with any of their products 24/7.
Point grid pattern Makes it very easy to understand where you are on the screen
Loop of material on screen top Your stylus can be stored there so you never worry about losing it.
4 express keys These buttons act as shift, alt, ctrl and the windows key.
1024 levels of pressure sensitivity Gives a more natural feel when using the pen.
Light and portable The tablet is just 480g meaning that it is very light and can be carried easily.

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Cons of the Wacom Intuos Draw CTL490DW

Stylus holder The stylus does not fit well in the loop of material left aside and thus can slip off
Nibs The nibs easily get worn out after about four weeks of use and you have to replace.
Eraser The stylus does not have an eraser on it.
Drawing area The drawing area is extremely small. This greatly affects overall precision and how it can be used.

Why is this product #2

This product is number two because the Wacom Intous Draw is great tablet and that it performs predictably well just like most Wacom tablets. It is very simple and easy to use and provides you with everything you need to start getting more creative with your digital artwork.

3. Huion H610 Pro Graphic Drawing Tablet

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Pros of the Huion H610 Pro Graphic Drawing Tablet

Has a large social media following Consists of 12,000+ followers on Facebook, 1000+ on Twitter, 900+ on Instagram, 40+ on Pinterest and 600+ subscribers on YouTube.
Their website has a number and email address for support One has access to help with any of their products 24/7 via email and phone number.
Ultra-thin and large drawing area Huion H610 Pro graphics tablet has a 10 x 6.25” work space which is enough to function with creatively.
Express Keys It has 8 physical express-keys on the left and 16 hot cells on the top of the tablet that are all customizable, which gives you many ways to tailor your software to your needs.
Rechargeable Stylus  It lasts 800 hours after every 2 hours of charging.
2048 levels of pen pressure sensitivity Varying the pressure of the pen against the tablet can create variations in line width and opacity, which makes you feel as if you are drawing with a real pen on paper.
Very affordable The drawing tablet costs less than 100 dollars.
Portability It’s lightweight and easy enough to carry. It weighs 635g.

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Cons of the Huion H610 Pro Graphic Drawing Tablet

Noise Makes a bit of noise when drawing on the tablet due to the hard plastic surface
USB port The USB port is slightly shaky and can break if used roughly.
Oversensitive pen The pen is really sensitive and it may start making marks even when not touching the surface, such as when hovering half an inch over it.
Drivers If you do not remove all other drivers before or install the required driver for the tablet before plugging in the tablet, the driver will have to be rebooted a couple of times.

Why is this product #3

The Huion H610 Pro Graphic Tablet is at number 3 because I feel like if you don’t own a tablet yet, don’t have the budget for a Wacom and you are looking for a smaller and cheaper digital art board to travel with, then this tablet is most likely the solution for you. It is a very affordable graphics tablet and it makes a very great value for its price.

4. Ugee HK1060 Pro Graphic Drawing Tablet

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Pros of the Ugee HK1060 Pro Graphic Drawing Tablet

Moderate social media following Consists of 3,000+ followers on Facebook, about 100+ on Twitter, and 40+ subscribers on YouTube.
Express keys All of express keys on left side of tablet can be adjusted to make it easy to operate your software.
2048 levels of pressure sensitivity Allows you to produce light, wispy strokes, as well as heavy, bold strokes, depending on the pressure used.
Stylus Great sturdy feel and comes with an extra 8 replacement nibs.
Pocket friendly The graphic tablet costs less than 100 dollars.

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Cons of the Ugee HK1060 Pro Graphic Drawing Tablet

The stylus It uses batteries and thus you have to change them every month or so.
Button position on Stylus Due to the position of the buttons on the pen, one can easily mis-click them.
Nib The nibs on the stylus wear out fairly quickly.

Why is this product #4

I put this tablet as the fourth because the Ugee HK1060 is a great option for beginners looking for their first tablet as well as veterans looking for a new one. The tablet works really well, it was easy to install, the surface feels good, and the pencil is accurate.

5. Huion H420 USB Graphics Drawing Tablet Board Kit

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Pros of the Huion H420 USB Graphics Drawing Tablet Board Kit

Has a large social media following Consists of 12,000+ followers on Facebook, 1000+ on Twitter, 900+ on Instagram, 40+ on Pinterest and 600+ subscribers on YouTube.
Their website has a number and email address for support One has access to help with any of their products 24/7 via email and phone number.
3 express keys Can be customized to execute certain commands whenever you press them.
2048 levels of pen pressure sensitivity It gives you excellent control of the thickness, transparency and colour of your lines.
Wireless Pen Makes work easier and gives the comfort of pen and paper feel.
Annotate for Word Allows handwritings, annotations with the tablet pen on Microsoft Word.
Pocket friendly The tab costs less than 50 dollars on most platforms.

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Cons of the Huion H420 USB Graphics Drawing Tablet Board Kit

Stylus Uses batteries which need replacing every month or so
No holder The stylus does not come with a stylus holder like most of the tablets in its league.
Light drawing needs This tablet cannot be used for complex graphics just light drawing.

Why is this product #5

I put this product as the fifth because i think one should try it for drawing if you are on a strict budget and don’t have a lot of cash to blow. I believe that one would be getting an idea of how to use a tablet for a much cheaper price.