Wacom launches its new Bamboo Splash, an entry-level tablet designed to “allow the novice or budding creative type to explore digital art in a natural way.” It comes with a 5.8″ x 3.6″ active area and a pressure-sensitive, cordless pen that offers natural-feeling pressure, providing users a direct link to precise input control and a realistic pen-on-paper feel. The tablet features 2540 lpi resolution, 1024 pressure level and 113pps maximum data rate.
The Splash is bundled with ArtRage Studio for realistic painting and Sketchbook Express from Autodesk that delivers an intuitive way to draw and sketch. Bamboo’s new pen tablet works with both Mac and Windows PC and support Microsoft’s upcoming Windows 8. It is priced at $79.