Product Comparison: XP-PEN Deco 01 vs XP-PEN Deco 03


General Specifications
Brand
XP-PEN
XP-PEN
Origin
China
China
Model
Deco 01
Deco 03
About the Product
The Graphic Tablet DECO 01 is brilliant and stylish. It is a user-friendly drawing tablet. Not just for artists and designers, but for students and kids.
The Deco 03's expansive tablet is big and brilliant, yet still designed to break through the limit between express keys and drawing area. Comes with a fully bonded drawing film, making the Deco 03 durable to use.
Key Specs
Type
Non-display
Non-display
Active Area Size
10 x 6.25
10 x 5.62
Pressure levels
8192
8192
Stylus Type
EMR
EMR
What customers say about "Key Specs"
XP-PEN Deco 01 Graphics Tablet
  • It’s easily the most precise one I have ever used. 8192 levels of Pen sensitivity really is wonderful to have.
  • The levels of pressure are very handy, though I found myself heavily curving the pressure in software so that I didn't need to slam down on the pad in order to get full pressure from it.
  • Curving the pressure like this is very easy and the software for it worked great.
  • In fact the pressure sensitivity is probably higher than several of the more expensive tablets.
  • The tap to click is finnicky. It takes more pressure than the wacom and doesn't always trigger.
XP-PEN Deco 03 Graphics Drawing Tablet
  • The 6 hotkeys and scroll wheel offer the perfect amount of custom functionality, while the active drawing area is adequate yet still compact and portable.
  • The pen has a great feel in the hand, and that it doesn't require batteries or need to be recharged has been a convenience for sure.
  • Sensitivity levels are amazing, though I have found myself decreasing the range to accommodate my own pressure preferences.
  • Accuracy and Pressure control - fantastic. Seems as accurate as my wacom, and the pressure sensitivity is more than I can possibly utilize.
  • The pressure sensitivity works perfectly and there was no lag whatsoever with the wireless receiver it was as if using with the wire itself.
Size & Weight
Color
Black
Black
Weight
1.3 lbs.
1.3 lbs.
Height
8.5 in.
8.6 in.
Width
13.8 in.
14 in.
Depth
0.31 in.
0.28 in.
What customers say about "Size & Weight"
XP-PEN Deco 01 Graphics Tablet
  • This is a fantastic little pen tablet that stands up nicely to the well branded walk home and intuos tablets.
  • Great functionality, pen is battery free which is a necessity for me. Great size and design.
  • I'm really love this because the tablet itself is nice, the size is very big and it looks very nice, the buttons are adjustable and easy to change/use, and over all it works well.
  • Nice size and build quality for the price and brand, which seems to be par for the course with its competitors.
  • This tablet is super sleek and stylish. I love the size and how the corners light up!
XP-PEN Deco 03 Graphics Drawing Tablet
  • New P05 passive pen - no batteries needed, good weight, medium grip with rubber texture.
  • Very light/thin. I never took my Intuos 4 anywhere because it was juuust a bit too clunky to drag around, but this thing is super thin and very light.
  • I regularly throw it in my backpack to work away from home because compact and lightweight.
  • The Deco-03 tablet is wonderfully and ergonomically designed. It's thin, lightweight, and durable.
  • This tablet is surprisingly nice. It's lightweight, but sturdy. Decent quality and pretty design.
Display Parameters
Display Resolution
5080 LPI
5080 LPI
Multi-Touch
No
No
What customers say about "Display Parameters"
XP-PEN Deco 01 Graphics Tablet
  • The pressure-responsiveness is really satisfying, but I wouldn't know how it compares to other tablets since this is my first one.
  • This is very responsive, not overly sensitive but no problems at all with sensitivity.
  • The accuracy and response time when drawing in Illustrator and Photoshop are seemingly without delay.
  • It's larger than my intous draw which makes it more comfortable. And seems about as accurate and responsive.
  • It was not responsive with actual movements, lagging behind the actual brushstroke times.
XP-PEN Deco 03 Graphics Drawing Tablet
  • Almost zero learning curve to use. It is very responsive. Looking on the screen while drawing on this became second nature to me real quick. I replaced my mouse with it for everything I do.
  • The screen works responsibly and as expected, compatible whether Windows or Mac. It also works great for a lefthand.
  • I bought it a couple of days ago, really liked the design and how much it is convenient to use, responsiveness of the screen on highest level.
  • A wonderful tablet with a bunch of functions, the only thing I miss is a multi touch.
  • If there was a multi-touch on this tablet, I would be completely satisfied.
Features
Controls
8 customizable ExpressKeys
6 customizable ExpressKeys, Roller wheel
Interfaces
USB-C
USB-C
OS Compatibility
Windows 10/8/7, Mac OS X 10.10 or later
Windows 10/8/7, Mac OS X 10.10 or later
Stand Adjustability
No
No
Pen Stand
Yes
Yes
Power Source
Outlet
Outlet
Accesories Included
P03 passive pen, 8x Replacement Nibs, Pen stand, USB cable, Anti-fouling drawing glove
P05 passive pen, 8x Replacement Nibs, Pen Holder, USB cable, Drawing Glove
Extras
Ultra-thin and ergonomically designed, Fully bonded drawing film, Both left and right hand users
Both wired and wireless USB, The latest Passive Pen design, Ultra-thin and ergonomically designed, Both left and right hand users
What customers say about "Features"
XP-PEN Deco 01 Graphics Tablet
  • Lightweight, sleek design. The tablet connector is USB-C, so I can use it left-handed with no issues at all.
  • Comes with a pen holder and 8 extra nibs. It has a nice design, a bit weighted, and makes changing the nib very easy.
  • The outer corners glow, which is a subtle but useful feature if working in the dark.
  • It is a very nice pen. I like how it fits in my hand and everything. Now the tablet itself is brilliant.
  • There's those 8 buttons on the side and the corners of the working space light up and it is a very nice size.
XP-PEN Deco 03 Graphics Drawing Tablet
  • My favorite feature, however, is the wireless capabilities...so nice just to set back and draw without a tether.
  • The wheel? I was skeptical at first...then after spending a whole day with it, I thought to myself, hell why isn't this implemented in most nonscreen tablets?
  • Pen is wireless, fancy and comes with an intuitive pen holster that also sports replacement nibs.
  • The cilinder that contains the pen, nibs and wireless receiver is smaller than the pictures make you think. I like it.
  • The wireless receiver also is not always responsive but when it works it sometimes works even better than connecting the tablet to through the cable.
Warranty / Certifications
Certifications
CE, FCC, RoHS, Giteki, BIS, Nom
CE, FCC, CCC, RoHS, Giteki, BIS, Nom
Manufacturer warranty
1.5
1.5
Other Information
Manufacturer
MSRP
69.99 $
99.99 $


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