Technically called “Pen Display”, graphic tablets are an indispensable tool for image professionals, from the designer to the architect passing through the photographer and the designer, because they allow you to easily work on a graphic project with a pen and a pen Powerful modeling program, edit it and then save it directly to your PC. These devices have always existed (we talked about it for the first time almost ten years ago), but lately their popularity has grown exponentially so far that they are of any size and price.
Wacom is a leader in the industry and is not the only one, but today competition also comes from China. In addition to the lively market for smartphones, tablets, notebooks, small appliances and gadgets, Chinese manufacturers have also dealt with the professional sphere and the category of graphic tablets, which have always been considered niche products. And UGEE UG-2150 is an example: this tablet or tablet monitor with a pen (on paper) the well-known Wacom Cintiq 22HD, sharing some technical features and features but at a much lower price.
The UGEE 2150 integrates a 21.5-inch Full HD (1920 x 1080 pixel) IPS screen with 250cd / m² brightness, a contrast ratio of 1000: 1 and a response time of 14 ms with a maximum viewing angle of 89 °. It’s not small, so it measures 515 x 351 x 110 mm and weighs more than 4.5Kg, but even if it’s less portable than other models it’s certainly more comfortable to create and develop new ideas. The door kit includes an HDMI, VGA, DVI-in, USB, and dual channel LVDS in addition to the power connector, and is precisely thanks to these interfaces that can be connected to any computer or used as a second monitor . At the bottom, but handy, there are some buttons: on / off, menu, brightness control and car.
The pen (P50S), which has been built in silicone to reduce fatigue, uses electromagnetic technology, recognizes up to 2048 pressure levels and can erase a wrong stretch by simply holding down a button. Integrates a small 60mAh battery. The user can tilt the monitor to the most convenient position to draw, thanks to a double bracket system integrated into the back of the locking device. The UGEE 2150 is compatible with any PC (laptop or desktop) with a Windows XP, 7, 8, 8.1, Vista, Windows 10, or Mac OS X 10.6.8 or later operating system. It works with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Autodesk Sketchbook, Corel Painter, Autodesk MAYA, ZBrush, and other graphic modeling software, but you will need a more in-depth test to understand performance in certain scenarios.