Wacom’s Intuos5 Tablet goes Multi-touch

Wacom announced the immediate availability of its new Intuos5 graphics tablet lineup on Thursday. The Intuos5 line supports multi-touch gestures as well as traditional stylus-based input.

Wacom's Intuos5 graphics tabletWacom’s Intuos5 graphics tablet

The tablet supports 2048 levels of pen pressure, along finger-based multi-touch gestures for zooming, scrolling and panning, image rotation, and more. The Intuos5 includes new software that makes it easier to see tablet settings, programmable function keys, and connects to your computer via USB or an optional RF Wireless Accessory Kit.

The Intuos5 also ships with Adobe Photoshop Elements 10, Nik Color Efex Pro 4.0 Select, Autodesk Sketchbook Express, and Smith Micro’s Anime Studio Debut.

Wacom is pricing the Intuos5 at US$229 for the small size, $349 for the medium, and $469 for the large size. The RF Wireless Accessory Kit costs $39.