Microsoft is set to bolster the Windows 10 Home Edition
With the commencement of New Year Microsoft is planning to come up with more new Windows 10 Home edition to expand it OS line-up. Since the launch of the Windows 10 there hasn’t much happened which is worth talking rather than incremental updates offered to the core OS to boost its functionality and usability. Microsoft is looking forward to shake up the shake up the OS market by offering more variants of its ever popular Windows 10 Home edition.
It is being expected that Microsoft will be launching three different variants named Windows 10 Home, Windows 10 Home Advanced and Windows 10 Home in S Mode. All of the new Windows 10 Home edition will launch simultaneously on the April 1 as per the information retrieved from the internal Microsoft documents.
Different timelines for rollout
New Windows 10 Home edition will come with separate rollout dates but no further details has been offered by the Microsoft. Windows 10 Home Advanced will be rolling out in the month of May. There is no information whether this variant will be new OS version or simply an upgrade over the existing Windows 10 Home running on the high end PCs. It is still to be seen whether the Advanced comes with some new and nifty features which aren’t a part of the lower Windows 10 Home variants.
Microsoft tryst with Windows 10 S
The other new Windows 10 Home Edition namely Windows 10 Home in S Mode has already a brief appearance on February 2. It is worth pointing out that Microsoft has made no official update about the release of the upcoming new Windows 10 Home Edition variants. Secondly the Windows 10 in S Mode isn’t happen to be a completely new OS rather it has been present simply as a mode in the high end Windows 10 Pro variant for quite some time. Microsoft has aimed towards establishing the Windows 10 S as a proper standalone operating system but it has been unsuccessful so far in its approach.
Just a year ago Microsoft had unveiled its Windows 10 Enterprise happens to be the S mode variant. With running the Windows 10in S Mode the upcoming devices will remain limited to simply running the Universal Windows Platform apps. Apart from this Microsoft is also eagerly working with partner OEMs to come up a plan of allowing customer to unlock the devices as per their need. Currently customers can unlock their devices but it comes with a price and a certain number of limitations.
Why Microsoft is focusing on more variants?
When Microsoft decided to come up with a single Windows OS for the entire platform just a few years it has left everyone stunned. Now it is aggressively looking forward to add more tiers to its ever popular Windows 10 Home Edition has left everyone puzzled. Microsoft major business comes from selling its OS on the PCs and in order to boost its sales Microsoft is leveraging towards offering such OS which offers features and functionalities than ever before. Thr4efore having massive tier of Windows OS will help in justifying the high price quoted by the pricier new Windows 10 Home Edition.