How do the Intuos5 specifications compare with Intuos4?

The specifications are:

 

Specifications

Intuos5

Intuos4

Models

Five models depending on the region:

  • Small (PTK-450)
  • Medium (PTK-650)

 

Intuos5 touch:

  • Small (PTH-450)
  • Medium (PTH-650)
  • Large (PTH-850)

Five models:

  • Small (PTK-440)
  • Medium (PTK-640)
  • Large (PTK-840)
  • Extra-large (PTK-1240)
  • Wireless (PTK-540WL

 

Cordless, Battery-Free Pen Technology

Patented EMR
(Electro magnetic resonance)

Patented EMR
(Electro magnetic resonance)

Multi-finger touch

Yes – small (PTH-450), medium (PTH-650) and large (PTH-850)

Up to 5 fingers

No

Touch points

16

N/A

Express View Display

Yes

No

Illuminated corner markers

Yes

No

Interface

USB 2.0

USB 2.0

Wireless

Optional Wireless Accessory Kit (ACK40401)

Wireless SKU Intuos4 Wireless (PTK-540WL)

Wide Format

yes

Yes

Ambidextrous

yes

Yes

Active Area Pen
(W x D)

  • Small (PTK-450 and PTH-450): 157.48 x 98.43 mm (6.2 x 3.9 in)
  • Medium (PTH-650 and PTK-650): 223.52 x 139.70 mm (8.8 x 5.5 in)
  • Large (PTH-850): 325.1 x 203.2 mm (12.8 x 8.0 in)

 

  • Small (PTK-440): 6.2” x 3.9” (157.5,, x 98.4mm)
  • Medium (PTK-640): 8.8" x 5.5", (223.5mm x 139.7mm)
  • Large (PTK-840): 12.8" x 8.0"
    (325.1mm x 203.2mm)
  • Extra-large (PTK-1240): 19.2" x 12.0"
    (487.7mm x 304.8mm)
  • Wireless (PTK-540WL): 8.0" x 5.0"
    (203.2mm x 127.0mm)

 

Active Area Touch
(W x D)

  • Small (PTH-450 157.48 x 98.43 mm (6.2 x 3.9 in)
  • Medium (PTH-650): 223.52 x 139.70 mm (8.8 x 5.5 in)
  • Large (PTH-850): 298.58 x 189.51 mm (11.8 x 7.5 in)

 

None

Tablet Dimension
(W x D x H)

  • Small (PTK-450 and PTH-450): 320.1 x 207.8 x 11.5 mm (12.6” x 8.2” x 0.5”)
  • Medium (PTH-650 and PTK-650): 379.9 x 251.4 x 11.5 mm (15.0” x 9.9” x 0.5”)
  • Large (PTH-850): 487.1 x 317.7 x 12 mm (19.2” x 12.5” x 0.5”)

 

  • Small (PTK-440): 12.2" x 8.2" x 0.5"
    (309mm x 208mm x 12mm)
  • Medium (PTK-640): 14.6" x 10.0" x 0.5"
    (370mm x 254mm x 12mm)
  • Large (PTK-840): 18.7" x 12.6" x 0.6"
    (474mm x 320mm x 14mm)
  • Extra-large (PTK-1240): 24.5" x 18.2" x 1.1"
    (623mm x 462mm x 28mm)
  • Wireless (PTK-540WL): 14.3" x 10.0" x 0.6"
    (363mm x 253mm x 15mm)

 

Tablet Weight

  • Small (PTK-450): 640 g (1.41 lb.)
  • Small (PTH-450): 660 g (1.46 lb.)
  • Medium (PTH-650): 970 g (2.14 lb.)
  • Medium (PTK-650): 990 g (2.18 lb.)
  • Large (PTH-850): 1800 g (3.97 lb.)

 

  • Small (PTK-440): 1.54 lb. (700 g)
  • Medium (PTK-640): 2.20 lb. (1.0 kg)
  • Large (PTK-840): 3.96 lb. (1.8 kg)
  • Extra-large (PTK-1240): 7.72 lb. (3.5 kg)
  • Wireless (PTK-540WL): 2.20 lb. (1.0 kg)

 

Pressure Sensitivity Levels

2048

2048

Tilt range (all pens)

± 60 degrees

± 60 degrees

Resolution

5080 lpi (lines per inch)

5080 lpi (lines per inch)

Maximum Report Rate

197 pps
(points per second)

197 pps
(points per second)

Pen Accuracy

±0.01"
(±0.25 mm)

±0.01"
(±0.25 mm)

ExpressKeys™

6 – Intuos S (PTK-450 and PTH-450)

8 – Intuos M and L (PTK-650, PTH-650, and PTH-850)

6 – Intuos S (PTK-440)

8 – Intuos M, L and XL (PTK-640, PTHK-840, and PTK-1240

Capacitive ExpressKeys™

Yes

No

ExpressKey Illuminated Displays

No

No  – Intuos S (PTK-440)

Yes- Intuos M, L and XL (PTK-640, PTHK-840, and PTK-1240)

4-Function Touch Ring

Yes

Yes

Power requirements (USB)

 

DC 5V from USB Port with 500 mA capacity.

(Self-powered USB hub or PC USB port)

DC 5V less than 300 mA, primarily from USB port or USB powered hub