Recently it has been revealed by Microsoft that the OS Windows 10 would be available in 7 different versions from now. It has been designed for working not only on PCs but also on smartphones, Xbox One Console by Microsoft and tablets. However, this doesn’t mean that ‘One’ version would support all. There are 7 different versions that would support different devices.
Tony Prophet, who is Corporate Vice President of Windows and Search Marketing, in a blog post stated that every version would support the different needs of the users and different devices. Specific needs of different clients would be addressed from consumers, small enterprises and large ones.
Following are the Windows 10 versions:
Windows 10 Home is mainly aimed at laptop hybrid devices, tablets, and home users on PCs. This would include Continuum tablet mode, biometric security features of Windows Hello, Cortana and Microsoft Edge browser. Video, music, calendar, mail, maps and photos come pre-installed.
Windows 10 Mobile is mainly a version for small tablets and smartphones. It has Office’s new version, Continuum for phones as well as Universal Apps that are found in Windows 10 Home.
Windows 10 Pro has features similar to that of Windows 10 Home. However, extra features are available for small business. This includes Windows Update for Business through which businesses can determine which and when software updates are applicable. Mainly designed for tablets, PCs as well as 2-in-1s.
Windows 10 Enterprise is mainly for large size and medium size businesses. Windows 10 Education is mainly for students, teachers, administrators and school staff. Windows 10 IoT Core is mainly for devices that have footprints such as gateways. Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise is mainly for businesses who use Windows on small tablets and smartphones.
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