Windows 10 Editions

It is been announced that Windows 10 will be released this summer in 190 countries covering 111 languages. Windows 10 will be available for a broad range of devices, ranging from PC’s, tablets, phones, XBox, etc with a single Windows Store containing universal apps which can be installed on any of the above devices.

On the 13th of May 2015 Microsoft has announced the following editions of Windows 10 that its planning to release this summer. Like in the past, Windows 10 will be released in different editions to suite for different devices and audience.

1) Windows 10 Home : This is the consumer focused edition. It will include the below and many other features

      • Cortana
      • Microsoft Edge Web Browser (code named Spartan)
      • Tablet mode
      • Windows Hello bio metric authentication
      • Access to universal Windows Store Apps

2) Windows 10 Mobile : This is focused on to smartphones and small tablets. It will include the below and many other features

      • Access to universal Windows Store Apps
      • New touch optimized version of Office
      • The Continuum of Phone feature

3) Windows 10 Pro : this edition is focused on SMB and for PC’s and tablets. it contains all the features of Windows 10 Home and certain additional features benefitting a business environment.

      • More support for cloud technologies
      • Mobile productivity scenarios
      • Windows Update for Business which gives more control over Windows Updates

Microsoft will provide the above 3 editions as free upgrade to existing and qualifying users of Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 devices during the first year after the launch.

4) Windows Enterprise : Targeted at Microsoft Volume Licensing Customers with enterprise grade features. it contains all the features of Windows 10 Pro and certain additional features benefitting a business environment.

      • Advanced security options
      • OS Deployment and App management
      • Windows Update for Business
      • Long Term Servicing Branch

5) Windows 10 Education : Built on top of Windows 10 Enterprise to meet the needs of schools, staff and teachers.

6) Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise : Designed for business customers on smartphones and tablets. Security and device management will be key features comparing to its counterpart Windows 10 Mobile.

For more information:  http://blogs.windows.com/bloggingwindows/2015/05/13/introducing-windows-10-editions/

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