Wacom DTK2200 Cintiq HD Display Tablet & Pen

Last updated: August 3, 2020


This drawing tablet's spacious, interactive screen and advanced options make it our top pick. ExpressKeys and Touch Strips help you add easy shortcuts while you're sketching or drafting. The multi-touch gestures on the pen capture every detail. Aside from the high price, the Wacom Cintiq is a picture-perfect drawing tablet.

We looked at the top Drawing Tablets and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Drawing Tablet you should buy.

Product Details

Key Takeaway: A spacious interactive screen, easy-to-use shortcuts and multi-touch pen gestures make this drawing tablet the top pick.

In our analysis of 46 expert reviews, the Wacom Cintiq HD Display Tablet & Pen placed 12th when we looked at the top 15 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

The Cintiq 22HD combines a 21.5-Inch; HD, wide-format LCD with industry-leading pen input capabilities, all in a traditional desktop display. Photographers, designers, artists and other creative professionals can work naturally and intuitively directly on the surface of the display, while enjoying all the creative and efficiency gains that make Cintiq the first choice among professionals.

Expert Reviews


What reviewers liked

With Wacom's new Cintiq 22HD widescreen interactive pen display, illustrators, designers and artists can interact with their artwork on a more personal level.
With intuitive ExpressKeys and Touch Strips for easy shortcuts and multi-touch gestures to view your images from all angles, it’s a powerhouse in the industry.
Comfortable Grip Pen recognizes 2,048 levels of pen pressure, helping to create natural, subtle artistic details. Professional-grade Tip Sensor captures even the subtlest appliance of pressure, also recognizing tilt angle
The Wacom Cintiq 22hd touch comes with multi- touch gestures that allow the user or the artist pan, zoom, rotate, interchange, increase, decrease among a host of other manipulation tricks you could use to make work effective and easy.
It is equipped with 16 programmable Express Keys that put convenient, application-specific keyboard shortcuts and modifiers at your fingertips.
The tablet display resolution comes at 1920 x 1080 with an aspect ratio of 16:9, meaning that the picture will always be crystal clear. There were no pixel errors and even when running high-end games there was no lagging.

What reviewers didn't like

The high price can be a barrier to many users.
The Wacom Cintiq 22HD comes with a High End price tag.
Monitor heats up after long usage.
Expensive, but its best in class.
The only noticeable problems with the tablet display were the noticeable glare and the fact that it scratched fairly easily.
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