Microsoft has confirmed the number of SKUs that will be available for Windows 10 when it launches in the next few weeks. In all, seven SKUs will be offered to different set of customers, which includes a regular home user, smartphone user and the enterprise.
Windows 10 Home will be Microsoft’s consumer-focused desktop edition that will feature latest additions like Cortana, Microsoft Edge browser, Continuum tablet mode, Windows Hello face recoginition and more.
The Windows 10 Pro will build on the feature set of the Home SKU with added features for small businesses.
Windows 10 Enterprise takes the Pro and adds more security features suited for large-sized organisations whereas Windows 10 Education will target schools and colleges.
Windows 10 Mobile optimises the OS for smaller, touch-centric screens and supports Continuum for phone that will allow users to use their phones like a PC when connected to a larger screen. And finally the Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise is similar to the regular mobile OS but targeted towards volume licensing customers.
As promised before, Microsoft will also give free upgrades to qualifying Windows 7, 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 customers to Windows 10 in the first year after launch.