Microsoft Announces 7 Different Windows 10 Versions

Microsoft has just announced all of the editions for Windows 10, which includes 7 in total. The company has decided to unify Windows 10 across its PC, workstation and handheld platforms. Windows 10 has been highly anticipated and will bring with it DirectX 12 support, the new Edge web browser, Microsoft’s Cortana voice-based assistant, better Bing integration and more.

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The seven editions of Windows 10 that were revealed today were:

– Windows 10 Home
– Windows 10 Pro
– Windows 10 Enterprise
– Windows 10 Mobile
– Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise
– Windows 10 Education
– Windows 10 IoT Core

Windows 10 Home is the “consumer-focused desktop edition” and is what will be running on most desktops and laptops. Windows 10 Pro is a set up from Home and has “extra features to meet the diverse needs of small businesses” as well as extra security features. Windows 10 Enterprise builds on Windows 10 Pro, adding advanced features designed to meet the demands of medium and large sized organizations. Windows 10 Education is designed to meet the needs of schools – staff, administrators, teachers and students.

Windows 10 for Phones has been renamed to Windows 10 Mobile. Windows 10 Mobile is designed to deliver the best user experience on smaller, mobile, touch-centric devices like smartphones and small tablets. It boasts the same, new universal Windows apps that are included in Windows 10 Home, as well as the new touch-optimized version of Office. Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise is designed to deliver the best customer experience to business customers on smartphones and small tablets. It will be available to Volume Licensing customers. It offers the great productivity, security and mobile device management capabilities that Windows 10 Mobile provides, and adds flexible ways for businesses to manage updates.

So what version of Windows 10 will you be getting?

Source: Windows Blog | News Archive

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