Wacom Bamboo vs Wacom Intuos5 review

Comparison chart

Common

Model

Bamboo
Intuos5

Brand

Wacom
Wacom

Rating on Amazon

4.0
4.4

Reviews on Amazon

210
671

Active Surface

Active area, inches

5.8 x 3.6
8.8 x 5.5

Pressure sensitivity

1024
2048

Resolution, lpi

2540
5080

Multitouch

Read speed, pps

133
200

Software compatibility

MacOS

10.5 or higher
10.5.8

Windows

7, Vista SP2, XP SP3
7 ,Vista,XP

Stylus

Stylus with power

Stylus type

pen like
pen like

Ergonomics

left and right handed use
left and right handed use

Screen

Hooked to monitor

Built in screen

Buttons

Buttons

has not
8

Programmable ExpressKeys

Features

Number of USB ports

1
1

Connectivity

USB
USB

Key Information

Technology

electromagnetic digitizer
electromagnetic digitizer

Colour

black
black

Battery

Battery life

has not
has not

Battery type

has not
has not

Coming with

Pen Holder

USB cable for the tablet

Wool Liner Bag

Anti-fouling Glove

Cleaning kits

Pen Charging Cable

Dimensions

Size

8.3 x 5.8 x 0.3 inches
15 x 0.5 x 9.9 inches

Weigth

0.53 pounds
2.18 pounds