8 Best GAOMON Drawing Tablets 2023 (May Update)

Although GAOMON is relatively a new name in the industry, their line of GAOMON darwing tablets have proven to be both affordable and incredibly efficient for both beginner and proffesional artists.

In this article, we will give you a detailed review that will help you know which of their tablets is the best tablet for you and why. We will also explain the Pros and Cons and how to choose the best.

For most of my art career, I have preferred a Standalone Tablet and was a little disappointed that there was none among their list. However, after testing them I was finally able to work with my first and  soon got my favorite graphic tablet and understood the efficiency of an art centered tablet.

Their newest release, GAOMON PD1610 was one of my best picks and I will tell you why below.

Which is the Best GAOMON Drawing Tablet?



GAOMON PD1161 is our pick for the Best overall GAOMON drawing tablet. It will surely give you value for yourmoney with powerful art features for a very cheap price.

If you prefer a large screen size, then GAOMON PD1561 with a 16 inch screen size and GAOMON PD2200 with a 22 inch screen size are your best picks.

GAOMON M106K and GAOMON M10K 2018 are the cheapest tablets that you can buy. They do not have a screen only a sensitive working area.

  1. GAOMON PD1610 Best GAOMON drawing tablet for Beginners
  2. GAOMON PD1161 Best overall GAOMON drawing tablet
  3. GAOMON PD1561 Best GAOMON Tablet for Graphic Design
  4. GAOMON PD1560 Best budget GAOMON Drawing Tablet
  5. GAOMON PD1320 GAOMON tablet under 300$
  6. GAOMON PD2200 Large screen tablet
  7. GAOMON M106K – Best Wacom Intuos Alternative
  8. GAOMON M10K 2018 Best GAOMON drawing tablet without a screen

GAOMON PD1610 Best GAOMON drawing tablet for Beginners

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  • Screen Size: 16 inch
  • Resolution: 2.5K, 2560 x 1600
  • Pen:  AP51 pen
  • Pressure sensitivity: 8192 levels
  • Fully Laminated Screen
  • Battery Free stylus
  • Pen Resolution: 5080 LPI
  • Response Rate: 266 RPS
  • 8 customizable shortcut keys
  • Compatibility: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Corel Painter, etc.

GAOMON PD1610 is my Best overall pick. The screen size is perfect for digital art with a 16 inches in size. Additionally the tablet screen is crisp and clear thanks to the 2.5K, 2560 x 1600 Pixels resolution resolution. 

A 16:10 aspect ratio makes the screen seem bigger to the eye than it really is and makes for a permanent landscape orientation on the tablet. This is more comfortable and user friendly for artists.

Color accuracy is important especially if you are working with corporate or print clients. For a good user experience you need a wide color Gamut around 120% sRGB. The GAOMON PD1610 scores perfectly on this.

A fully laminated screen is mostly found on expensive tablets. However, this budget-friendly tablet adds to its screen clarity with a full-laminated and anti-glare screen. We explained in depth what is a laminated screen and why it is better in our earlier review on Android tablets for drawing.

On purchase you will also get a new generation AP51 pen with 8192 levels of pressure sensitivity. This is perfect for graphic designers and digital artists.

However the PD1610 is not a fully portable drawing tablet and needs to connect to a computer to use.


  • Large Screen
  • Affordable Price
  • High resolution
  • Fully laminated screen
  • Good Pen


  • Not a standalone tablet

GAOMON PD1161 Best overall GAOMON drawing tablet

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  1. Size 11 inches
  2. Pen AP50
  3. Pen pressure sensitivity 8192
  4. Screen resolution; 1920 by 1080
  5. Connection; HDMI, USB-2.0
  7. Response rate; 266
  8. programmable keys; 8
  9. Compatibility; windows 7 and above, MacOs 10.12 and above, and Android OS 6.0
  10. Reading height ;10mm

The GAOMON PD1161 is an 11-inch Drawing tablet with a screen. Although it has a screen, it lacks a computer and must be connected to a computer to use. When it comes to the AP50 stylus, you are offered a quality 8192 level of pen pressure sensitivity for a more accurate experience.

You then get more brush capability courtesy of the tilt function support. There are two buttons on the pen that you can customize to your liking, providing you with shortcuts next to your fingers.

The response rate is quite phenomenal in this tablet, with a quality 266 RPS, and when you combine that with a 10mm reading height, your detection speed is paper-like. This is further made better by the pen holding a 5080 LPI resolution.

The pen is one of the most advanced passive pens and additionally does not need to be charged. Moreover, you get a comfortable feeling holding the pen of its build and its 16g lightweight.

A screen resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels ensures you a top-class, more detailed display. Other quality features at your disposal include 72% NTSC and a 100% sRGB color gamut for a vivid display magnified to the max.

Technologies like the IPS, leverage liquid crystals arranged in parallel for the production of rich colors on your monitor.

Enhance your effectiveness with shortcuts made better by 8 programmable express keys on your PD1161. When it comes to compatibility, the tablet supports Windows 7 and above and MacOS operating systems.

Connection to a computer is made by using the available USB 2.0 while the HDMI cable connects your tablet to the external display.


  • High-quality pen pressure sensitivity
  • Quality stylus
  • Impressive screen features
  • Shortcut options
  • Tilt function support


  • Quit expensive

GAOMON PD1561 Best Large Drawing Tablet at Affordable Cost

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GAOMON PD2200 is a bit expensive compared to other GAOMON tablets. If you still want a relatively large but fair priced tablet, the 16 inch GAOMON PD1561 is your best pick. 

Of course it is not as big as the 21.5 PD2200, but most other features are the same but at a far cheaper price range. For example both feature a Full HD 1920 by 1080 Pixels full HD resolution and 10 shortcut keys on the body.

You will however forgo the 8 free nibs that come with the PD2200 and AP32 battery free pen. You will however get a very similar Battery-free ArtPaint AP50 pen with ±60°Tilt Angle and 8192 Levels Pen Pressure.

Color accuracy is also similar to PD1161 with 72% sRGB color Gamut slightly smaller than 92 % on the PD2200.  However, this will not matter much and you might not know the difference.


  • Large 16 inch Full HD screen
  • Affordable Price
  • 10 shortcut keys
  • Good battery free AP50 pen


  • Not standalone
  • Does not come with 8 free nibs like the PD2200
  • Non Laminated Screen
GAOMON Tablets

GAOMON PD1320 GAOMON tablet under 300$

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  1. Size 13.3
  2. Pen; AP50
  3. Pen pressure sensitivity;  8192
  4. Screen resolution; 1920 BY 1080
  5. Screen; full HD laminated 120% srgb
  6. Compatibility; Window MacOS  Android smartphones with DP1.2/1.4 support and USB3.1
  7. Tilt support; yes
  8. Connection; USB-c

On our runner-up in our best GAOMON drawing tablet, the GAOMON PD1320 tops the chart with quality features embedded within. The 13-inch tablet serves quite well and mobility is ensured with quite an average working space.

You then get a color option as the tablet comes in Alice Blue and Charcoal Black. If you would love a 12-inch version, you can additionally get the GAOMON PD 1220 which has an additional Terra Red color.

The display quality is lovely with an impressive 1920 by 1080 pixels for screen resolution levels. A full laminated screen eliminates parallax while an anti-glare film matte reduces reflection for a more transparent view in even the brightest conditions.

This further helps you get a more pen-to-paper feel than a pen-to-screen feel which would be quite slippery and uncomfortable. Additionally, the technologies enhance the Color Gamut to a stunning 86% for the production of rich colors.

An absence of press keys may sound like a disadvantage, but trust me the look and screen are made lovely.

Battery-free AP50 pen is the stylus used with the PD1320. It harbors a quality 8192 levels of pen pressure sensitivity that ensures the pen is accurate and precise for a top-of-the-class experience.

The pen further supports the tilt function, adding tilt brush capabilities at your disposal. Smooth lines are then achieved courtesy of 220 points per second response rate. 5080 LPI pen resolution then make your lines lag-free for the smoothest of work rates.

Installation of battery-free electromagnetic resonance enables transmission between the digital pen and pen display to occur. It further frees the pen from charge, reducing wired connection.

Compatibility is wide as you can connect your PD1320 with Windows 7 and above, MacOS 10.1 and above, and Android 6.0 and above. Android devices however have to be able to support DPP1/2/1.4 and USB3.1. Connection is made possible by the convenient type-C connection, for a less wired desk.

The Pd1320 lacks express keys which in turn give it a nice plain look and make the screen look if not bigger. Yes, however, the device must be able to support USB3.1 GEN2 data transfer protocol, and DP1.2.


  • Quality screen features
  • High-level pen pressure sensitivity
  • Compatible with Android devices
  • Quality pen


  • Lacks express keys

GAOMON PD2200 GAOMON Drawing Tablet with a large screen

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  1. Size; 21.5 inches
  2. Screen;  ips full HD full laminated screen
  3. Pen; AP32
  4. Pen pressure sensitivity; 8192
  5. Screen resolution; 1920 by 1080
  6. Connection; USB 2.0
  7. Response rate; 266
  8. Tilt support; yes
  9. customizable touch keys; 8 
  10. Compatibility;  windows 7, macOS 10.12 Android OS 6.0

You can comfortably enjoy your GAOMON PD2200 to the limits with your online classes, remote meetings, and even designing. To begin with, the tablet offers a quality 21.5-inch screen size, the largest ever produced by GAOMON, for a more enhanced working space.

The screen exhibits quality features including a fully laminated HD screen that reduces parallax for a more pen-paper experience. An Anti-glare coating then comes in to reduce reflection, giving you a nice view even in bright environments.

You are offered a quality 1920 by 1080 pixels exposing you to an impressive and clear display and visual. Additionally, a 72% NTSC produces rich colors adding to your display clarity. This is made even better by a 16.7 million color recognition.

The PD2200 uses the AP32 stylus, a pen that allows you to explore your ideas with at most precision. First of all, the pen offers the highest market level of pen pressure sensitivity of 8192. By this, you are ensured accuracy and precision as the pen translates every subtle pressure you put in.

60-degree tilt function support then allows you to use the brush to the fullest, allowing recognition of tilt for brushing.

Quality 266PPS report rate detects every input, achieving smoother lines and further preventing lagging. By this, you also get a faster detection rate of 25ms.

The battery-free stylus is enhanced with the EMR technology, maintaining the pen-like feel of the stylus. 8 customizable keys come in handy to users who have perfected the art of effective shortcut use. Using the tablet with a computer is a must and with the tablet being compatible with Windows and MacOS operating systems, you are offered an option for the operating system of choice.

This connection is made possible by the USB 2.0 cable avoiding a cluster of wires on your desk. The PD2200 is a drawing tablet with a screen, meaning that you partially need a computer for use.


  • High levels of pen pressure sensitivity
  • Quality stylus
  • High levels of response rate
  • Tilt function support


  • Quite large for portability

GAOMON M10K 2018 Review Best Wacom Intuos Alternative

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  1. Size; 10 inches
  2. Pen AP20
  3. Pen pressure sensitivity;8192
  4. Connection; windows 7, MacOS 10.11 ,
  5. programmable keys; 12
  6. Response rate; 233 rps

The GAOMON M10K is GAOMON’s best Drawing tablet without a screen out there. A 10-inch size is important especially if you need a drawing tablet to move around with. The small size plays the portability role quite well.

Working with the AP20 stylus is quite an experience as you are offered both a light pen-like and a comfortable grip for longer comfy working hours. Offering 8192 levels of pen pressure sensitivity, precision, and accuracy are achieved.

Detection of the pen is made possible by 5080 LPI levels providing a quality 233rps level response rate. This is what is responsible for eliminating lags for fast interaction with the screen.

10 customizable keys provide you with shortcut options, enhancing effectiveness and productivity. Additionally, you can use the round button to use features in a canvas, zooming, and scrolling page. A touch key further can be used for zooming or used to scroll.

The GAOMON M10K is compatible with Windows 7 and above and MacOS from 10.11 going up. The simple connection is made using a  Micro USB for a less wired clean desk.


  • Industry-leading pen pressure sensitivity
  • small size offers portability
  • High response rate levels
  • A Lot of customizable keys enhance productivity


  • Lagging issues

GAOMON PD1560 Best budget GAOMON Drawing Tablet

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  1. Size; 15 inches
  2. Pen; AP40
  3. Pen pressure sensitivity; 8192
  4. Screen resolution; 1920 by 1080
  5. customizable express keys; 10 with 5 menus buttons on the sides 
  6. Compatibility; windows 7, MacOS 10.12
  7. Connection; 3-in-1 cable HDMI

The mid-sized PD1560 is the other tablet that makes our list of the Best GAMMON Drawing tablets. Size does matter to most people but also does portability. What this 15-inch does is offer you a large working area at the expense of a little amount of weight and size for portability.

Sticking to the screen, the tablet offers you a quality 1920 by 1080 HD pixels screen resolution. This in hand provides a clear display as the IPS technology lights up the colors for a rich well-pronounced display. Furthermore, a 72% NTSC color Gamut produces your color with a rich touch and clarity.

A pre-applied screen film protects the screen surface from scratches and additionally provides a paper-like feel to it.

AP40 stylus Pen

The AP40 stylus is a light and chargeable pen due to the presence of electromagnetic resonance. Although most pens in this section are battery-free, the AP40 is charged for only 2 and a half hours for up to 350 hrs use. A market-best pen pressure sensitivity level of 8192 then ensures your lines are precise and accurate.

A pen resolution of 5080 LPI is impressive as it enhances pen detection helping the tablet achieve a 233rps. This additionally made it better by a 10mm pen reading height.

When it comes to shortcuts, the PD1560 harbors 10 customizable keys and 5 additional buttons on the side. This enables the users to exploit and enhance their shortcut habits and in turn, enhance efficiency.

The PD1560 is compatible with  Windows 7 and above, and MacOS 10.12 and above operating systems. Connection is made possible using a 3-in-1 cable and optionally you can use the HDMI cable for a better external display experience.


  • High-quality screen resolution
  • High-level pen pressure sensitivity level
  • Large shortcut options


  • Does not support the tilt function

Why Do Most Creatives Buy GAOMON Tablets?

GAOMON tablets are very popular among artists nowadays for a number of factors that set them apart from other brands such as Huion or Wacom. Here is why they have gained popularity of late.

Price and Variety

Although they do not have a standalone drawing tablet version, GAOMON have come up with a wide variety of Graphic and Pen tablets for any type of artist’s needs.

Additionally, compared to other brands their tablets are some of the most affordable in the market today. For example the GAOMON PD1161 is one of the only drawing tablets with a screen for under 100$.

Premium Look and Feel

Despite being cheap, GAOMON tablets are made to look sleek and at a premium level that at first I found it difficult to believe the price range. They feature thin bezels around the screen and are lightweight making them easily portable.

Screen and Pen

The screen and pen are some of the most important parts of a drawing tablet set up for an artist. GAOMON makes sure to provide a great experience with good large and bright screens on their tablets.

The stylus pen matches most top level and expensive tablets with a high 8192 Pen pressure levels and 5080 LPI resolution. Additionally, it comes with the tablet and you will not have to buy it separately.

Easy To install GAOMON Drivers

GAOMON Drivers are easy to download and install with each available and with install instructions on their website.

How to choose the best GAOMON drawing tablets

A good design tablet gets credit for the features embedded within the tablet. Features of different drawing tablets differ, and choosing the best might be quite hectic, especially for amateur artists. These features include;

Stylus pen

stylus plays a big role in the digital world for it provides a pen-to-paper type of interface. A quality stylus holds high-quality features that create a quality experience when working.

Pen features include pen pressure sensitivity levels, tilt function support, pen resolution levels, response rate, and comfortable build. If all these features are observed to the fullest, then you get a high-quality stylus for a more effective and productive work rate.

Screen Display

A quality screen display is important for designers in a number of ways. For one, designers who work with graphics for one need a quality presentation of their images and colors. A well-featured screen focuses on screen resolution, screen technologies, as well as screen size.

Connections and compatibility

Unlike Standalone tablets, Pen tablets and Drawing tablets with a screen depend on a computer connected to use. Additionally, Standalone tablets also have an option of using them with computers.

This means the tablets have to have ways to connect to computers like 3-in-1 or USB connections. Apart from that, connection to visual displays also needs to be enabled for an option of bigger and better displays.

Moreover, compatibility should be enhanced with almost all popular operating systems for the sole purpose of user preference.


Other features like internal storage and inbuilt processors fall in the standalone category. Since we are not dealing with the category today, we shall not include them in this section.

Which is the Best GAOMON Drawing Tablet?



GAOMON PD1161 is our pick for the Best overall GAOMON drawing tablet. It will surely give you value for yourmoney with powerful art features for a very cheap price.

If you prefer a large screen size, then GAOMON PD1561 with a 16 inch screen size and GAOMON PD2200 with a 22 inch screen size are your best picks.

GAOMON M106K and GAOMON M10K 2018 are the cheapest tablets that you can buy. They do not have a screen only a sensitive working area.

  1. GAOMON PD1610 Best GAOMON drawing tablet for Beginners
  2. GAOMON PD1161 Best overall GAOMON drawing tablet
  3. GAOMON PD1561 Best GAOMON Tablet for Graphic Design
  4. GAOMON PD1560 Best budget GAOMON Drawing Tablet
  5. GAOMON PD1320 GAOMON tablet under 300$
  6. GAOMON PD2200 Large screen tablet
  7. GAOMON M106K – Best Wacom Intuos Alternative
  8. GAOMON M10K 2018 Best GAOMON drawing tablet without a screen
  1. Which operating system does GAOMON support?

    GAOMON tablets support Windows and macOS operating systems. Only a few are compatible with android OS.

  2. Is GAOMON a good brand?

    Yes, GAOMON is on the same level if not better as the best tablet-making companies out there. Their products are made with premium perfection with a budget made low that even beginners can afford.

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