Huion H420 vs Wacom Intuos Pro Medium Bundle review

Huion H420 vs Wacom Intuos Pro Medium – Ergonomic Low-cost Digitizers

Huion H420 vs Wacom Intuos Pro Medium

Huion H420 vs Wacom Intuos Pro Medium is the test of two digitizers based on MacOS with a Multitouch screen but lack of the built-in screen. Huion H420 attracts with a ridiculous price, but its resolution is not high for the experts, however, it fits newcomers or casual users. Wacom Intuos is much more costly than Huion but still affordable with high resolution and pressure sensitivity of 8192 versus Huion H420’s 2048. On the other hand, 2048 levels of pressure are enough for most creatives.

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Design and Functionality

Either Huion H420 or Wacom Intuos Pro Medium Bundle have programmable express keys to create shortcuts.

Huion H420 is small in comparison with Wacom Intuos that almost doubled the size. Huion is lightweight and transportable. Wacom can boast a top-notch design with a metal back.

The drivers come up with the Huion H420 on CD, but it is better to use newer drivers from the Huion’s site. The unit comes up with the program to change the function of the buttons. It has a small drawing area and it is one more reason to use it just for learning.

Both units’ workspace is very smooth and the pen glides perfectly. Therefore, Huion H420’s surface could be too smooth for some rookies and make the drawing harder.

If to compare Wacom Intuos Pro Medium Bundle vs Huion H420 from the point of functionality, Huion is helpful for simple drawing (doodles), photo editing, signing documents using Acrobat DC, film separations for screen printers, and it’s great for writing and playing OSU. It requires the image editor. Wacom allows drawing that is more professional due to the good compatibility with Photoshop.

Stylus

Huion H420’s pen is wireless, but it needs AAA batteries that make it very heavily weighted in contrast to Wacom Intuos’ stylus. Huion H420’s pen is made with a spring inside to activate the on/off button on the top of the stylus. The tablet has no stylus holder that is typical for the low-cost gadgets. Wacom Intuos’ stylus goes with various nibs and three refill cartridges for the fine-tip pen.

Huion H420 Pros & Cons

Pros:

  • Ring-nib changing tool and extra nibs are in the bundle.
  • Ideal price and features to make a present for kids.

Cons:

  • It is impossible to move the device to work vertically in a letter format.

Wacom Intuos Pro Medium Pros & Cons

Pros:

  • The Bluetooth works with no issue – it never dropped and have no any lag.
  • Multi-touch switch on/off button on the side to turn this mode on or off quickly.

Cons:

  • The nibs wear out too fast, so get some extra nibs.

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Comparison chart

Huion H420
Wacom Intuos Pro Medium Bundle

Common

Model

H420
Intuos Pro Medium Bundle

Brand

Huion
Wacom

Rating on Amazon

3.9
3.9

Reviews on Amazon

943
729

Active Surface

Active area, inches

4 x 2.23
13.2 x 8.5

Pressure sensitivity

2048
8192

Resolution, lpi

4000
5080

Multitouch

Read speed, pps

200
133

Software compatibility

MacOS

10.4
10.10 or later

Windows

7,8,Vista,XP
7 or later

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

3
8

Programmable ExpressKeys

Features

Number of USB ports

1
has not

Connectivity

USB
Bluetooth Classic

Key Information

Technology

electromagnetic digitizer
patented electromagnetic resonance

Colour

black
black

Battery

Battery life

has not

Battery type

has not

Coming with

Pen Holder

USB cable for the tablet

Wool Liner Bag

Anti-fouling Glove

Cleaning kits

Pen Charging Cable

Dimensions

Size

6.89 x 4.41 x 0.3
14.9 x 9.9 x 0.5 inches

Weigth

0.29 pounds
2.2 pounds