Japan in addition to regular Windows 8 editions will also get a special DSP edition of the Windows 8 Pro 64-bit DSP version. According to Japan Daily Press, the Delivery Service Partner (DSP) version of Windows 8 will be sold for $255 (€197).
"The product will come with two anime mascots baptized Madobe Yū and Madobe Ai, with Microsoft to also offer a launch pack comprising a theme pack wallpaper, event sounds and a Microsoft Wedge touch mouse with the Windows 8 logo. The event sounds will feature each anime's voice, with Madobe Yu to use the voice of Asuka Nishi, while Madobe AI will borrow the voice of Nao Tamura," the press report.
With the company begin pre-order of Windows 8 and Windows 8 PCs, Microsoft press posted a few pictures of new wave of Windows 8 tablets, convertibles, hybrids, notebooks, Ultrabooks and all-in-one PCs are set to hit the shelves later this month.
"You can now reserve a packaged DVD of the upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $69.99 USD ERP (U.S.) at select retailers." Read the full news here.
Check out the picutres, courtsey Microsoft:
Acer Aspire S7-391
ASUS VivoTab RT
Dell XPS One 27
HP ENVY TouchSmart Ultrabook 4
Samsung Series 5 Ultra Touch
Sony VAIO Duo 11
VIZIO 27-inch All-in-One Touch PC
Watch the video below demonstrating Intel Ultrabook hardware prototype - Windows 8 and the Sensor Platform (via):