Wacom on Tuesday introduced its new
Cintiq 21UX LCD tablet, which features a 21.3-inch screen, eight programmable ExpressKeys and Touch Strips for scrolling, zooming or changing brush settings with a finger touch. The 21UX also offers 1,024 levels of pressure sensitivity, UXGA (1600 x 1200) resolution, a 170-degree viewing angle, anti-glare coating, 24-bit color with ICC color profile and a 400:1 contrast ratio. Pricing is US$2,999 and Mac OS X v10.2.6 is required.
The Cintiq 21UX comes with a Grip Pen and holder, a Cintiq stand, VGA-to-DVI-I and DVI-D-to-DVI-I adapters and a software bundle that includes Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.0, Corel Painter Essentials 2.0, nik Color Efex Pro 2.0 IE and Wacom Brushes 2.0. Mac OS X v10.2.8 is required for the software.