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Soom
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A few questions about Android version.

Post by Soom » 05 Feb 2019, 22:33

On my downloads page I see that Android version will be functional until end of 2019. What will happen after?
I am asking this because I am considering buying an Android tablet to substitute for the too bulky Cintiq Companion 2 to be able to work during travels (I would otherwise prefer an iPad, but TVPaint for iOS isn't going to happen any time soon I guess?!)
So one question is - is it worth investing in a tablet if I got only a year, or will it function also after that?
Which brings me to the second question - is it worth at all? I am thinking of either Samsung Galaxy Tab4 or Huawei MediaPad M5. I'm not sure if anything better exists currently, or am I wrong?
I have a Cintiq Companion but it is very bulky and heavy, and I have realized I don't really need a real computer to be able to do my work during travels. But I still need to be able to TVPaint smoothily - are Android tablets capable of it?
thanks for your answers
iMac, Os 10.12.6, Cintiq 22", TVP Std 11.0.8

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Re: A few questions about Android version.

Post by dgrantham » 10 May 2019, 22:24

I'm wondering the same thing. Hesitate to keep developing skills on something that'll soon be obsolete.

(FWIW, I'm using an Android PRO 12.2. I bought a used one about 4 years ago and it's still going strong. High resolution, and relatively bright.)
TVPaint10Pro10.5.7-64bit : HPZ400, 6GB, NVidia Quadro 2000, Matrox MxO2/Lenovo Legion Laptop i7700 2.8Ghz GTX1050 16GB
TVPaint Android: Galaxy Note 12.1

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