Wacom’s brilliant Cintiq Pro 27 PC digital art display features an industry-first 120Hz panel

What do you want to know:

  • Wacom announces a Cintiq Pro 27 pen display featuring improved pen and multi-touch performance, Pantone color validation, and faster refresh rates.
  • The new Pro Pen 3 stylus will allow users to change the weight, body size and center of gravity of the stylus.
  • A newly redesigned stand will be sold separately to match the sleek, modern look of the Cintiq Pro 27 while building on customization options with UNC threads for microphones or cameras, and storage for keyboards or notebooks. sketch.
  • The Wacom Cintiq Pro 27 pen display will have a suggested retail price of $3499.95 while the matching stand will have a suggested retail price of $499.95.

Wacom has officially announced the latest entry in its flagship line of pen displays, the Cintiq Pro 27. The Cintiq line of pen displays, used by creatives in a multitude of artistic pursuits, from illustration to modeling 3D and game development, has long been considered one of the best pen displays on the market. Wacom hopes to build on that reputation with the Cintiq Pro 27 which boasts a new modern and sleek redesign over previous Cintiq models. Despite the larger screen size, the Cintiq Pro 27 will actually have a smaller footprint than the Cintiq Pro 24. To help with that smaller footprint, the Cintiq Pro 27 has moved its express keys to the back of the screen. unit so that they can be accessed. when the screen is gripped by the user, allowing for a thinner bezel at the front.

The display itself, however, is not the only element to have undergone an overhaul. The Cintiq Pro 27 will come with the new Wacom Pro Pen 3 stylus which now allows users to change the weight, body size and center of gravity of the stylus. The pen body will also offer three additional side buttons that can be programmed to work with a variety of apps, although it looks like Wacom has ditched the dedicated eraser button. Outside of user customization, not much seems to have changed for the Pro Pen 3, as the stylus continues to boast the industry standard of 8,192 levels of pressure sensitivity, as well as battery-free operation and tilt support.

Front view of the Wacom Cintiq Pro 27 with a screen filled with a purple abstract pattern.

(Image credit: Wacom)

In addition to pen input, the Cintiq Pro 27 enables multi-touch input, allowing artists to put their non-dominant hands to work using gestures to pinch, zoom, and rotate while simultaneously working with the pen. When using multiple inputs to support your workflow, it becomes critically important that the display can keep up, and the Cintiq Pro 27 meets the need for fast responsiveness with its 120Hz refresh rate. Wacom also boasts that the Cintiq Pro 27 will feature virtually no parallax, so creating in 4K will provide the best on-screen pen experience possible.

The Cintiq Pro 27 will be factory calibrated to meet the motion picture industry color standard and will aim for 99% Adobe RGB color accuracy. Additionally, it will be Pantone and Pantone SkinTone validated, which shows that the device can accurately display the full range of human skin tones. The display will also support HDR Gamma.

A Wacom Cintiq Pro 27 extension table will also be available to allow the user to customize their Cintiq with additional storage for their keyboard or sketchbook while providing UNC threads for mounting cameras, LEDs or microphones. The Wacom Cintiq Pro 27 is expected to retail for a suggested retail price of $3,499.95, while the Extra Stand has a suggested retail price of $499.95 and will be available through Wacom’s eStore, Canada, eStore and other selected retailers.

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