Wacom Pen Tablet for Students Now Works with Chromebooks


Despite all their strengths as training tools, Chromebooks have their limits. Most don’t come with a stylus, and while they do, they’re usually not the most accurate. Enter Wacom.

Of the society One by Wacom The tablet now works with Chrome OS devices thanks to the fact that it recently obtained Works with Chromebook certification from Google. Not to be confused with the $ 400 Wacom One Tablet, the Wacom One does not have a display. Instead, it’s exclusively a compatible surface for the stylus that comes inside the box. While this is by no means Wacom’s best performing pen, it is no slouch either. With 2048 pressure points, it is comparable to a previous generation Surface Pen.

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To get everything working, all you need to do is connect the pen tablet to your Chromebook via a USB-A port. There is no need to install separate drivers or software. Plus, you don’t even need to charge the stylus as it works without a battery, and if you have a Chromebook that already came with a USI-compatible stylus, Wacom’s Stylus One won’t interfere with it. With the tablet and stylus together weighing in at 259g, the entire device is also light and small enough that it can easily fit in a backpack, making it easy to see why Wacom thinks it’s a great fit for students. .

As is the case with most accessories, the usefulness of the One by Wacom tablet will depend on the assistance of a third party. Out of the door, the tablet is fully supported by Clip Studio Painting (as long as Chrome OS 8.7 or later is installed on your device), as well as educational apps like Kami, Pear Deck, Limnu, and Explain Everything. It’s also worth noting that you can use the device with Mac and Windows computers, so it’s more than just an accessory for Chromebooks.

The tablet is available in two sizes: small and medium. In the US, it’s only available in the smaller 8.3-by-5.7-inch size, which you can already purchase for $ 59.95.

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