Wacom works very hard to keep Cintiq products affordable. However, they are a number of reasons why Cintiqs may seem more expensive than standard tablet PCs.
· Wacom Cintiq Companion has been developed to meet the needs of creative professional users. The industrial design has been optimized to support the workflow, the component selection to support powerful system performance and materials to meet high quality expectations.
· The whole product is custom-made for Wacom.
· In particular, the LCD screen and the pen performance require extensive modification in order to provide professional quality stylus performance.