Today Microsft unleashes all the seven editions of Windows 10 and follows its tradition of launching new editions. The exact date of launch of these editions is still not announced but it will be available in the market this year. These editions will power a wide range of products like PC’s, cell phones, tablets, surface, Xbox etc. The consumer focused editions are Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Mobile and Windows 10 Pro while the rest four editions are for enterprises and small businesses.
Details of all the editions are listed below:
- Windows 10 Home is a consumer-focused desktop edition it will power most of the home PC’s, laptops and tablets. It will include all the main features of windows 10 along with some new innovations like Cortona, Microsoft Edge browser, Windows Hello face-recognition, iris and fingerprint login. It will also support the Xbox giving gamers access to the Xbox Live gaming community from any Windows 10 PC in their home.
- Windows 10 mobile is the replacement name for windows phone and will power small touch devices like smartphones and tablets. It will have the new universal Windows apps that are included in Windows 10 Home edition along with new touch-optimized version of Office. More over windows 10 mobile will also support Continuum for phone in some devices so that people can use and enjoy their phones like PC’s.
- Windows 10 Pro is a desktop edition for PCs, tablet and is equivalent to Windows 8 Pro edition with many new extra features to effectively manage the devices of small businesses. It also has the ability for businesses to connect up to domains and take advantage of Windows Update for Business.
- Windows 10 Enterprise is designed to meet the requirements of medium and large enterprises. It will help enterprises to overcome the issues of threat and security and organizations critical information. It will be available to Microsoft’s Volume Licensing customers.
- Windows 10 Education is built for schools, colleges, universities and other educational institutions. It will benefit staff, administrators, teachers and student. Students and teachers will also have access to their institution from their Windows 10 Home or Windows 10 Pro to Windows 10 Education. This edition will be available through academic Volume Licensing.
- Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise is designed for travelling business personals on smartphones and small tablets with added layers of security as well as the ability to manage updates.
- Windows 10 IoT core is built for small gateway devices to handle applications such as ATM’s, handheld terminals, POS and industrial robots.