Microsoft er officiet kommet med deres nye Windows 8 styresystem. Der er tale om en standard og en Pro version, der vil være tilgængelig i mere end 140 lande i 37 forskellige sprog.
Klokken 00:01 den 26. oktober lokal tid, vil det være tilladt for butikkerne at sælge Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 8 Pro og den specielle Windows RT, der er til ARM baserede tablets.
De danske priser på Windows 8 er som følger:
Windows 8 OEM 32 bit Dansk - 795 DKK
Windows 8 OEM 64 bit Dansk - 795 DKK
Windows 8 OEM 32 bit Engelsk - 795 DKK
Windows 8 OEM 64 bit Engelsk - 795 DKK
Windows 8 Pro OEM 32 bit Dansk - 1095 DKK
Windows 8 Pro OEM 64 bit Dansk - 1095 DKK
Windows 8 Pro OEM 32 bit Engelsk - 1095 DKK
Windows 8 Pro OEM 64 bit Engelsk - 1095 DKK
Windows 8 Pro opgradering 32/64 bit Dansk - 449 DKK
Windows 8 Pro opgradering 32/64 bit Engelsk - 449 DKK
Microsoft Corp. today announced the global availability of its popular Windows operating system, Windows 8. Beginning Friday, Oct. 26, consumers and businesses worldwide will be able to experience all that Windows 8 has to offer, including a beautiful new user interface and a wide range of applications with the grand opening of the Windows Store. As a result of close work with hardware partners, more than 1,000 certified PCs and tablets, including Microsoft Surface, will be available for the launch of Windows 8 — making it the best lineup of PCs ever across the Windows 8 and Windows RT ecosystem.
Windows 8 will be available for download to upgrade existing PCs in more than 140 markets and 37 languages at http://www.windows.com/buy beginning at 12:01 a.m. local time and at retail locations around the world. At retail, Windows 8 will be available in two primary versions — Windows 8 and Windows 8 Pro — as well as Windows 8 Enterprise for large organizations. Launching at the same time is a new member of the Windows family — Windows RT — designed for ARM-based tablets and available pre-installed on new devices. In addition to Microsoft Office 2013, Windows RT is designed exclusively for apps in the new Windows Store. Windows 8 features the new fast and fluid Start screen that gives people one-click access to the apps and content they care most about. It also features an entirely new Internet Explorer 10 that is perfect for touch, and built-in cloud capabilities with SkyDrive.
Windows 8 can be purchased in a variety of ways from the world's leading retailers, including Amazon, Best Buy and Staples in the U.S., Casas Bahia in Brazil, Future Shop and Staples in Canada, Suning in China, Media Markt across Europe, FNAC in France, Yamada in Japan, Telmex in Mexico, Dixons in the U.K., and many more, which will feature a variety of offers for customers looking for great deals on Windows 8 PCs, devices and software. Consumers can go to http://www.windows.com/shop to learn about the large array of Windows 8 devices available and find the one that best fits their needs. More information on the great offers around the world is available at http://www.blogs.windows.com/.
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