On eof the rare devices we spotted at the Microsoft booth this afternoon was the Kupa UltraNote X15, a 10-inch full HD Windows 8 tablet that’s very similar to the Surface Pro.
It is also souped-up with an Ivy Bridge Core i7 processor.
Kupa X15 specs:
10.1″ full HD LCD display @ 1920×1080 pixels
Intel Core i7 3517U 1.9GHz (Turbo Boost 3.0)
Intel HD Graphics 4000
8GB DDR3 RAM
WiFi 802.11 b/g/n
5MP rear camera
1.3MP front-facing camera
USB 3.0 ports
Windows 8 Pro
The X15 also has a built-in fingerprint reader, just in case you are that paranoid about security. For connectivity, there’s a SIM card slot for 3.5G mobile internet.
The tablet has a promised battery life of 7 hours, though we doubt it would be really close to it. The Kupa UltraNote X15 is already available in other countries but comes with a hefty price of $1,599.