As we are all eagerly waiting by our computers pressing the F5 key on Microsoft’s blog waiting for a new build of Windows 10, Microsoft has made some announcements regarding how Windows 10 will be released. Windows 10 will have 7 versions – Home, Pro, Enterprise, Education, Mobile, Mobile Enterprise, and IoT Core.
Windows 10 Home – Designed for the user at home. Has most of the features that an end user would want such as Cortana, Microsoft’s new Edge browser, Windows Hello, and Continuum.
Windows 10 Pro – Windows update for business, ability to add to domain, and other small business needs.
Windows 10 Enterprise – Will have the most robust amount of features that are designed for large businesses such as Windows to Go, VLK, etc.
Windows 10 Education – Target for schools and universities via VLK. Microsoft also stated that students using Windows 10 Home and Pro will be able to upgrade to Windows 10 Education via their school.
Windows 10 Mobile – This is, as the name implies, for mobile phones and other small devices. It will ship with touch friendly Office, support Universal Apps, and Continuum.
Windows 10 IoT – This is for things like Raspberry PI’s, Arduino’s, robots, etc.
There are going to be many different versions that Microsoft will be releasing. But for us home users. there will only be a couple versions that we have to worry about.There are still many unknowns and questions that we are waiting on answers for such as costs!