Tablets forum: Is pen pressure based on the screen of a tablet or the pen?

by: LaptopsGuy29 March 5, 2013 7:02 AM PST

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Is pen pressure based on the screen of a tablet or the pen?

by LaptopsGuy29 - 3/5/13 7:02 AM

I heard that the Microsoft Surface Pro doesn't support pen pressure sensitivity for adobe software but the Ativ Pro 700t does, another forum stated that wintab drivers apply to all windows 8 based devices, meaning all windows 8 tablets can't support pen pressure sensitivity atm.

I'm also planning on purchasing the lenovo helix since it has 2000 levels of pen pressure, but since Im in the philippines it'll take another 3 months before releasing and will cost $1800 due to taxes and customs. If I purchase a Bamboo Flex which can support 2000 levels of pressure will I be able to achieve 2000 levels of pen pressure on the Ativ 700t? In other words, is pen pressure based on the pen or the digitizer located within the tablets screen?

Thanks

(also, Im new to forums and all, is this posted under the right category?)

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