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Genius EG-PEN I405

alaTest has collected and analyzed 128 reviews of Genius EG-PEN I405. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices for all reviews. Views about the durability and design are generally positive. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the reliability. There are some mixed comments about the size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Mouse & Pointing Devices the Genius EG-PEN I405 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Genius EG-PEN I405

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 21 user reviews of Genius EG-PEN I405 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Amazon.co.uk. Opinions about the reliability and design are overall positive. The usability and price also get good reviews.

price, usability, design, reliability

76% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Genius EasyPen i405X 4 x 5.5 inch Stylus Graphic Tablet with USB InterfaceGenius EasyPen i405X 4 x 5.5 inch Stylus Graphic Tablet with USB Interface

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Genius EG-PEN I405

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 user reviews of Genius EG-PEN I405 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 3.8/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Mouse & Pointing Devices on Amazon.com. People really like the design and durability. The price and usability also get good feedback. Opinions are divided on the size. Many are negative about the reliability.

usability, price, durability, design

reliability

79% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Genius EasyPen i405 Graphics Tablet (Silver)Genius EasyPen i405 Graphics Tablet (Silver)

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Kelcey Lehrich (electronista.com)

Review: Genius EasyPen i405 tablet

 

Genius offers an economical tablet and mostly succeeds.

Good price ; Draws well; high pressure sensitivity ; Section underneath for tracing functions

Very dated software bundle ; Pen requires an AAA battery ; Cheap feel compared to rivals

hardware and designThe EasyPen i405 is relatively small but functional, with a 4-inch by 5.5-inch drawing surface. The pen is of average size and weight, but it feels slightly cheap and could be better built. Inside the pen is small battery hou

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Kelcey Lehrich (macnn.com)

Review: Genius EasyPen i405 tablet

 

Genius offers an economical tablet and mostly succeeds.

Good price ; Draws well; high pressure sensitivity ; Section underneath for tracing functions

Very dated software bundle ; Pen requires an AAA battery ; Cheap feel compared to rivals

hardware and designThe EasyPen i405 is relatively small but functional, with a 4-inch by 5.5-inch drawing surface. The pen is of average size and weight, but it feels slightly cheap and could be better built. Inside the pen is small battery hou

Nov, 2009

Expert review by: Nancy Gravley (macobserver.com)

Genius EasyPen i405

 

The Genius EasyPen i405 is a small ( 4” by 5.5 “ working area) graphics tablet. A graphics tablet lets you create art and designs by using a pen in place of a mouse.

Sep, 2009

Expert review by: Kristofer Brozio (dragonsteelmods.com)

Genius EasyPen i405 4" x 5.5" Graphics Tablet

 

Up on the review block today I've gotthe Genius EasyPen i405 4” x 5.5” Graphic Tablet, and by thedimensions we see there it's pretty small, but that doesn't mean it'snot useful and a fairly decent product. The EasyPen i405 works well,and includes a...

Inexpensive ; Very sensitive ; Easy to use ; Small and portable ; Works across multiple monitors ; Lots of software included

Can be overly sensitive ; Big pad, small work area ; Overly large pen

Iwould like to thank Genius for the chance to review the EasyPeni405 4” x 5.5” Graphic Tablet and for their support of DSM.

Aug, 2009

Expert review by: digicambuyer.co.uk (digicambuyer.co.uk)

Genius EasyPen i405

 

A feature-packed graphics tablet that offers great value

Sep, 2010

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Genius EasyPen i405 4" x 5.5" Active Area USB Graphic Tablet For Painting & Drawing

 

good tablet ; fair for quality and price ; its fun and a lot better to color then with a mouse

pen is plasticy. squeaks when used

Mar, 2010

Consumer review by: WebMan (newegg.com)

Good So Far

 

Very nice unit for the price. Been buying from NewEgg for several years now, always been pleased with service. This is my 1st review, I figured I would start contributing, since reviews have always helped me with my purchasing decisions. Thanks NewEgg

None yet

Nov, 2009

Consumer review by: Barb (rakuten.com)

Barb

 

Was charging my battery 2x a day, had this on for over 24 hrs, txg, emails, facebook, still 1/2 charged!

Consumer review by: (rakuten.com)

Black Extended Long Life Battery 3000 mAh w Door For Samsung Stratosphere i405

 

Doubles operating time. Heavy, but still fits OK in holster.

Product Specifications

EasyPen i405, 4-Inch x 5.5-Inch graphic tablet for painting & drawing. Now here's a simple, easy, and fun way to show your creativity. The new EasyPen i405 from Genius allows you to freely express yourself on your computer by simply touching the pen tip to the tablet. The 4-Inch x 5.5-Inch working area with the cordless pen is great for Windows and MAC users to write, draw, sketch or sign emails. Using EasyPen i405 gives you more convenience and is easier to control compared to a mouse. The cursor moves precisely where you position the pen. Just click the pen on any of the 28 programmable shortcut keys for instant access to Office and Internet functions. You just need to barely touch the pen to start a funciton, it features two buttons and 1024 level pressure sensitivity for thickness during drawing or writing. You can store the pen in the clip on the right and this makes it easy to carry and store. Touch up digital photos, draw by hand, create artwork and paintings, and even write in your own handwriting, EasyPen i405 has all these options at your disposal.

Energy Management

Battery Technology:Alkaline
Battery Type:AAA
Number of batteries supported:1

Mouse

Mouse included: No

Other Features

Buttons quantity:28
Compatible operating systems:Win Vista, 7, XP, 2000\nMac OS X 10.3.5 + / Windows 7/Vista/XP, Macintosh OS X 10.3.5 / Windows Vista/7/XP/2000\nMac OS X 10.3.5 +
Dimensions (WxDxH):7.87 x 7.83 x 0.394
Minimum system requirements:CD/DVD-ROM
Package dimensions (WxDxH):10.5 x 11 x 2.91 / 11.1 x 10.1 x 2.8
Tablet included: Yes

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Bundled software:PenNotice\nAnnotate for Word\nPen Commander\nPenMail\nPenSigner

Pen

Accuracy pen:0.00984
Pen included: Yes
Pen number of buttons:2
Pressure levels:1024
Report rate (pen):100 / 125
Wireless pen: Yes

Ports & interfaces

USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

Battery Technology:Alkaline
Battery Type:AAA
Number of batteries supported:1

System Requirements

Mac operating systems supported:Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger, Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard, Mac OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X 10.7 Lion / Yes
Minimum processor:Pentium 233 / Pentium 233 +
Optical drive required: Yes
USB required: Yes
Windows operating systems supported:Windows 7 Home Premium, Windows 7 Home Premium x64, Windows 7 Professional, Windows 7 Professional x64, Windows 7 Starter, Windows 7 Starter x64, Windows 7 Ultimate, Windows 7 Ultimate x64, Windows Vista Business, Windows Vista Business x64, Windows Vista Home Basic, Windows Vista Home Basic x64, Windows Vista Home Premium, Windows Vista Home Premium x64, Windows Vista Ultimate, Windows Vista Ultimate x64, Windows XP Home, Windows XP Home x64, Windows XP Professional, Windows XP Professional x64

Tablet

Aspect Ratio:4:3
Connectivity Technology:Wired
Device interface:USB
Number of hot keys:4
Resolution:2540 / 2560
Tablet input type:Pen
Wireless technologies:Wired
Working area:3.98 x 5.51 / 4.02 x 5.51 / 5.5 x 4 / 5.51 x 4.02

Technical Details

Color of product:Silver / White

Weight & Dimensions

Tablet weight:12 / 12.3