XP-PEN Artist 12 » Review of the 11.6 Inch FHD Drawing Monitor Pen Display

Welcome to our XP Pen Artist 12 Review. In this post we will tell you all about this model that is one of the best options for those ones that are looking for their first pen display. Let’s see what it has to offer.

XP-PEN Artist 12 Review

Specifications

  • Model: XP-PEN Artist 12
  • Panel Size: 11.6 inch
  • Resolution: 1920 x 1080 px (16:9)
  • View Angle: 89°/89°(H) ; 89°/89°(V)
  • Working Area: 25.6 × 14.1 cm
  • Contrast Ratio: 700:1
  • Response Time: 14 ms
  • Gamut: 72% NTSC
  • Display Color: 16.7 M (8bit)
  • Resolution: 5080 LPI
  • Report Rate: 266 PPS
  • Pen Sensing Height: 7-12mm
  • Pen: P06 (battery-free)
  • Pressure Sensitivity: 8192 levels
  • Accuracy: ±0.5mm(center) ±2mm(corner)
  • Press Keys: 6 programmable press keys
  • Touch bar: 1
  • Interface: USB
  • OS Compatibilitiy: Windows 7 or above / macOS 10.10 or above
  • Dimension: 36,41 x 21,8 x 1 cm
  • Weight: 907g

What is in the Box?

  • P06 Passive Pen
  • Pen Holder
  • Replacement Pen Nibs x8
  • USB Cable
  • Cleaning cloth
  • Black Drawing Glove
  • Quick Guide
XP-PEN Artist12 11.6 Inch FHD Drawing Monitor Pen Display

XP-PEN Artist 12 vs Huion Kamvas 12

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 XP-PEN Artist 12 Graphics Drawing TabletHuionKamvas 16 2021
ModelXP-PEN Artist 12Huion Kamvas 12
Display Size
11.6 inches11.6 inches
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 px (16:9)1920 x 1080 px (16:9)
Color Gamut
72% NTSC120% sRGB
Color Displays16.7M (8bit)16.7M (8bit)
Working Area
25.6 x 14.4 cm25,63 x 14,41 cm
Resolution
5080 LPI5080 LPI
Pressure Sensitivity
8192 levels8192 levels
Tilt Support
±60°
Programmable Keys
6 express keys + 1 touch bar8 express keys
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XP-PEN Artist 12: Main Features and Benefits

  • 11.6 inch screen offers a great working area of 25.6 × 14.1 cm so you can unleash your creativity without limitations.
  • The 1920 x 1080 PX Full HD resolution with 72% NTSC color gamut and 178° viewing angle offer you vibrant colors and a good quality image which ensure you work without losing any detail.
  • The screen has an anti-reflective coating that reduces glare for protecting your eyes.
  • Battery-free P06 stylus includes right mouse click and digital eraser.
  • Its pressure sensitivity of 8192 levels enables you to draw natural lines and smooth strokes.
  • This pen display come with a touch bar you can use to scroll and zoom in and out on your canvas. Also, it includes 6 programmable buttons that you can customize as you need so you save time and optimize your workflow.
  • Its size of 36,41 x 21,8 x 1 cm enables you to bring it on your backpack to use it everywhere you go.
  • Excellent value for money.

XP-PEN Artist 12 Driver

To set up the XP-PEN Artist 12, just follow these steps below.

  1. Click on this link.
  2. Choose Mac or Windows (see the image below).
  3. Download the latest version of the official driver.
  4. Unzip the folder and run the installation file.
  5. Connect the pen display to the computer, turn it on and start to create.

XP-PEN Artist 12 Drivers

XP-PEN Artist 12 vs 12 Pro

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 XP-PEN Artist 12 Graphics Drawing TabletXP-PEN Artist 12 Pro Graphics Drawing Tablet
ModelXP-PEN Artist 12XP-PEN Artist 12 Pro
Display Size
11.6 inches11.6 inches
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 px (16:9)1920 x 1080 px (16:9)
Color Gamut
72% NTSC72% NTSC
Color Displays16.7M (8bit)16.7M (8bit)
Working Area
25.6 x 14.4 cm25.6 x 14.4 cm
Resolution
5080 LPI5080 LPI
Pressure Sensitivity
8192 levels8192 levels
Tilt Support
±60°
Programmable Keys
6 express keys + 1 touch bar8 express keys + 1 roller wheel
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XP-PEN Artist 12 vs Huion Kamvas Pro 12

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 XP-PEN Artist 12 Graphics Drawing TabletHuion Kamvas Pro 12 Drawing Monitor
ModelXP-PEN Artist 12Huion Kamvas Pro 12
Display Size
11.6 inches11.6 inches
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 px (16:9)1920 x 1080 px (16:9)
Color Gamut
72% NTSC120% sRGB
Color Displays16.7M (8bit)16.7M (8bit)
Working Area
25.6 x 14.4 cm25.63 cm × 14.41 cm
Resolution
5080 LPI5080 LPI
Pressure Sensitivity
8192 levels8192 levels
Tilt Support
±60°
Programmable Keys
6 express keys + 1 touch bar4 express keys + 1 touch bar
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XP-PEN Artist 12 vs Huion Kamvas Pro 13

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 XP-PEN Artist 12 Graphics Drawing TabletHuion Kamvas Pro 13 Drawing Monitor
ModelXP-PEN Artist 12Huion Kamvas Pro 13
Display Size
11.6 inches13 inches
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 px (16:9)1920 x 1080 px (16:9)
Color Gamut
72% NTSC120% sRGB
Color Displays16.7M (8bit)16.7M (8bit)
Working Area
25.6 x 14.4 cm29.37 cm × 16.52 cm
Resolution
5080 LPI5080 LPI
Pressure Sensitivity
8192 levels8192 levels
Tilt Support
±60°
Programmable Keys
6 express keys + 1 touch bar4 express keys + 1 touch bar
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XP-PEN Artist 12 vs Gaomon PD1161

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 XP-PEN Artist 12 Graphics Drawing TabletGAOMON PD1161 Graphics Drawing Pen Display
ModelXP-PEN Artist 12Gaomon PD1161
Display Size
11.6 inches11.6 inches
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 px (16:9)1920 x 1080 px (16:9)
Color Gamut
72% NTSC72% NTSC
Color Displays16.7M (8bit)16.7M (8bit)
Working Area
25.6 x 14.4 cm25.63 ×14.41 cm
Resolution
5080 LPI5080 LPI
Pressure Sensitivity
8192 levels8192 levels
Tilt Support
Programmable Keys
6 express keys + 1 touch bar8 express keys
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XP-PEN Artist 12 vs Wacom Cintiq Pro 13

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 XP-PEN Artist 12 Graphics Drawing TabletWacom Cintiq Pro 13 Pen Display
ModelXP-PEN Artist 12Wacom Cintiq Pro 13
Display Size
11.6 inches13.3 inches
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 px (16:9)1920 x 1080 px (16:9)
Color Gamut
72% NTSC87% sRGB
Color Displays16.7M (8bit)16.7M (8bit)
Working Area
25.6 x 14.4 cm29.4 x 16.6 cm
Resolution
5080 LPI5080 LPI
Pressure Sensitivity
8192 levels8192 levels
Tilt Support
±60°
Programmable Keys
6 express keys + 1 touch baron optional ExpressKey Remote (not included)
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XP-PEN Artist 12 vs 13.3 Pro

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 XP-PEN Artist 12 Graphics Drawing TabletXP-PEN Artist13.3 Pro 13.3 Inch IPS Drawing Monitor Pen Display Full-Laminated
ModelXP-PEN Artist 12XP-PEN Artist 13.3 Pro
Display Size
11.6 inches13.3 inches
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 px (16:9)1920 x 1080 px (16:9)
Color Gamut
72% NTSC88% NTSC
Color Displays16.7M (8bit)16.7M (8bit)
Working Area
25.6 x 14.4 cm29.37 × 16.52 cm
Resolution
5080 LPI5080 LPI
Pressure Sensitivity
8192 levels8192 levels
Tilt Support
±60°
Programmable Keys
6 express keys + 1 touch bar8 express keys + 1 roller wheel
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XP-PEN Artist 12 vs 15.6

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 XP-PEN Artist 12 Graphics Drawing TabletXP-Pen Artist 15.6 Graphics Drawing Tablet
ModelXP-PEN Artist 12XP-PEN Artist 15.6
Display Size
11.6 inches15.6 inches
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 px (16:9)1920 x 1080 px (16:9)
Color Gamut
72% NTSC75% sRGB
Color Displays16.7M (8bit)16.7M (8bit)
Working Area
25.6 x 14.4 cm29.3 x 16.5 cm
Resolution
5080 LPI5080 LPI
Pressure Sensitivity
8192 levels8192 levels
Tilt Support
Programmable Keys
6 express keys + 1 touch bar6 express keys
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XP-PEN Artist 12 vs 15.6 Pro

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 XP-PEN Artist 12 Graphics Drawing TabletXP-Pen Artist 15.6 Pro Graphics Drawing Tablet
ModelXP-PEN Artist 12XP-PEN Artist 15.6 Pro
Display Size
11.6 inches15.6 inches
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 px (16:9)1920 x 1080 px (16:9)
Color Gamut
72% NTSC120% sRGB
Color Displays16.7M (8bit)16.7M (8bit)
Working Area
25.6 x 14.4 cm34.41 x 19.35 cm
Resolution
5080 LPI5080 LPI
Pressure Sensitivity
8192 levels8192 levels
Tilt Support
±60°
Programmable Keys
6 express keys + 1 touch bar8 express keys + 1 roller wheel
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XP-PEN Artist 12 vs Innovator 16

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 XP-PEN Artist 12 Graphics Drawing TabletXP-PEN Innovator 16 Pen Display
ModelXP-PEN Artist 12XP-PEN Innovator 16
Display Size
11.6 inches15.6 inches
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 px (16:9)1920 x 1080 px (16:9)
Color Gamut
72% NTSC92% sRGB
Color Displays16.7M (8bit)16.7M (8bit)
Working Area
25.6 x 14.4 cm34.41 x 19.35 cm
Resolution
5080 LPI5080 LPI
Pressure Sensitivity
8192 levels8192 levels
Tilt Support
±60°
Programmable Keys
6 express keys + 1 touch bar8 express keys + 1 roller wheel + 1 virtual roller wheel
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XP-PEN Artist 12 vs Gaomon PD156 Pro

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 XP-PEN Artist 12 Graphics Drawing TabletGAOMON PD156PRO
ModelXP-PEN Artist 12Gaomon PD156PRO
Display Size
11.6 inches15.6 inches
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 px (16:9)1920 x 1080 px (16:9)
Color Gamut
72% NTSC88% NTSC
Color Displays16.7M (8bit)16.7M (8bit)
Working Area
25.6 x 14.4 cm34.4. x 19.39 cm
Resolution
5080 LPI5080 LPI
Pressure Sensitivity
8192 levels8192 levels
Tilt Support
±60°
Programmable Keys
6 express keys + 1 touch bar9 express keys + OSD Key + 1 roller wheel
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Frequently Asked Questions

  • Does the XP Pen Artist 12 need a computer?
    Yes, it does. You are not able to use the XP Pen Artist 12 without computer because it is just a pen display.
  • It is compatible with any digital art software?
    Yes, the XP Pen Artist 12 is compatible with Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom, InDesign, Fireworks, CDR, SAI, GIMP, Krita, Manga Studio, Zbrush, Maya, Mudbox and many others more.
  • Is the digital eraser of the stylus compatible with any software?
    The stylus’ eraser is compatible with Adobe Phtohsop, Fireworks, Illustrator Manga Studio, Powerpoint, OneNote, MediBang Paint Pro, Word, Excel, Windows Ink, and Windows Paint 3D.
  • Does it have tilt support?
    No, it doesn’t. Please take a look at the XP-PEN Artist 12 Pro.
If you have any other questions, can download the XP-PEN Artist 12 Manual

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