Would I like an Intuos5? Yes, please.

I bought my Wacom Intuos tablet several years ago and even though it’s one of the dustiest things on my desk, it’s garnered a place in my heart. For editing photos it’s my tool of choice and I really couldn’t do the photo production work I do without it. Wacom has released a new version of the Intuos5 tablet that is light years ahead of my old tablet, the Wacom Intuos5 Touch

The new Wacom Intuos5 Touch comes with:

  • 2048 levels of pen pressure sensitivity help you create artistic details

  • Multi-touch functionality lets you pan, rotate, and navigate your artwork

  • Eight ExpressKeys offer personalized, time-saving shortcuts

  • ExpressView display provides an on-screen view of ExpressKey settings

  • Reversible ergonomic design for left- or right-handed use

For creative professionals such as Photographers, Designers and Illustrators or anyone who desires professional results, the Intuos5 combines Wacom’s most advanced pen technology with multi-touch functionality. Natural and intuitive to use, the tablet lets you alternate between using multi-touch gestures to position and navigate your artwork and the pressure-sensitive pen to sketch, paint, retouch, and edit. With 48.4 square inches of working area, the medium size of the three Intuos5 is the one I like the best with ample workspace for the way I work and I can still fit it into most Timbuk2 bag.

Check out the video and if you still need more information you can find it on my longer write up over at Absolutely Positioned.

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