Microsoft has officially unveiled the all version of Windows 10
Microsoft has just raised the curtain immediately over all the editions of Windows 10 and again confirmed the possibility of a free upgrade for one year for all users Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1.
All seven editions, tailored for different device types and application areas:
- Windows 10 Home
- Windows 10 Pro
- Windows 10 Mobile
- Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise
- Windows 10 Enterprise
- Windows 10 Education
- Windows 10 IoT Core
Home Windows 10 will be version for end users, which is suitable for PCs, tablets and 2-in-1. Of course, it will offer all the basic features that characterize Windows 10, from Cortana and Microsoft Edge to the Continuum mode and Windows function Hello (the latter requires special equipment). Also, this version will include new editions of the Maps, Mail, Photos, Calendar, and Xbox.
Windows 10 Pro is equivalent to Windows 8.1 Pro, which, among other things, offer helpful for enterprise functions (e.g., the ability to manage the domains and to take advantage of Windows Update for Business).
As for the mobile side, Microsoft has finally clarified the commercial name Windows 10 for smartphones. As expected, this version is called Windows 10 Mobile and designed for smartphones and smaller tablets (i.e. with a diagonal of less than 8″). The mobile version will contain new Office apps and Continuum mode, which, sadly, will require new equipment. Also provides the publication Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise, created specifically for enterprise users.
In addition to the four and major revisions described above, the company will release three more: Windows 10 Enterprise, which is focused on medium and large organizations, enterprises and institutions; Windows of 10 Education, which is based on the Enterprise version, but more focused on use in the context of schools and other educational institutions; and Windows IoT Core is designed to integrate into the device relating to the field of «Internet of things» (in particular, Microsoft mentions the use in industrial robotics).
Presenting formally all seven editions, Microsoft confirmed that the development of the new operating system continues according to plan. However, there is still a lot of questions that need answering, for example, pricing. We still don’t know how much it will cost each edition of Windows 10 and many will have to pay for the upgrade Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 when to end the free update period.
Microsoft plans to release Windows 10 this summer, apparently, by the end of July, according to the CEO of AMD. The new OS will be available in 190 countries and 111 languages. However, the launch of Windows 10 Mobile was postponed to a later date.