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Hi! Does it make sense to wait for the light version for the iPhone in the near future?

I really miss the pocket vector editor for accurate sketches ... with symmetry and sticking on the grid

Or can you recommend an application from another manufacturer? ;-)

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Honestly on a small screen device like an iPhone nothing like that is seriously comfortable to use.


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20 hours ago, v_kyr said:

Honestly on a small screen device like an iPhone nothing like that is seriously comfortable to use.

iPhoneX + Procreate + wacom... is very convenient solution B| I can even solve professional problems.  

but not in vector ;-)

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4 minutes ago, R28 said:

iPhoneX + Procreate + wacom... is very convenient solution

Not compared to an iPad, particularly one that supports the Apple Pencil. It is also a lot cheaper if you use a non-Pro iPad that supports the original Pencil. $600 US will cover the cost of the new iPad Air with 64 GB of storage (but no cellular connectivity) plus a first generation Apple Pencil.


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Yes, but for me there are no advantages, it does not fit into my pocket and on the move I will not quickly work with such a thing ... 

And if I'm sitting, then there is a laptop ;-) or a desktop computer. 

 

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1 hour ago, R28 said:

Yes, but for me there are no advantages, it does not fit into my pocket and on the move I will not quickly work with such a thing ... 

So does your Wacom fit in your pocket? :35_thinking:

As for working while on the move, iPads are very well suited for that -- in fact, I don't know anyone, myself included, who owns one who does not routinely use it that way.


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57 minutes ago, R28 said:

wacom stylus! :D :4_joy:

Ah, OK. It does not compare well vs. the Apple Pencil & iPads that support it, but it seems to be the best choice currently for use with iPhones.


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Well there are so many iOS (iPhone/iPad) drawing tools available, thus just naming a few of these here (and only those who also claim to run on iPhones) ...

  • ArtStudio Pro
  • Linea Painter
  • Medibang Paint
  • Photoshop Sketch
  • Autodesk SketchBook
  • Graphic for iPhone
  • Sketches Pro
  • Vectornator
  • ... and so on ...

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On 4/20/2019 at 5:30 AM, v_kyr said:

Well there are so many iOS (iPhone/iPad) drawing tools available, thus just naming a few of these here (and only those who also claim to run on iPhones) ...

  • ArtStudio Pro
  • Linea Painter
  • Medibang Paint
  • Photoshop Sketch
  • Autodesk SketchBook
  • Graphic for iPhone
  • Sketches Pro
  • Vectornator
  • ... and so on ...

Do they all work with a vector with snapping to a grid?

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AFAIK few of them are real vector apps (Graphics, Vectornator), most are probably bitmap painting apps. You have to look yourself on the AppStore and the respective websites of those tools what they finally offer.


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I understood you. ;-) Thanks for the information! 
But still Affinity Designer for iPhone will be very useful for many professionals!  I really hope that the developers will soon be engaged in this...

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