Panasonic is releasing a $6,000 tablet in January

Panasonic is going to be releasing a 20-inch 4K tablet in January. The high-end tablet will boast specs equal to that of a decent computer, although at several times the price. The tablet will have a launch price of $5,999.

We got our first peek at Panasonic’s 4K Toughpad tablet last January at CES, and now the company says it will go on sale in the US about a year later, for $5,999. Panasonic announced two devices for Europe, but here in the US there’s only the higher end UT-MB5 that packs Windows 8.1, 8GB of RAM, a 256GB SSD, Intel Core i5 CPU and, oh yeah — that super high res 3,840 x 2,560 LCD.

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