Microsoft Announces Windows 10 Editions, Goes Back to Windows Mobile Naming; Enterprise and Pro Versions also Detailed
Microsoft detailed on its blog this week the naming patterns for the future Windows editions, including the mobile ones. It appears they’re ready to go back to the Windows Mobile naming pattern, the one that came before Windows Phone.
First up there will be Windows 10 Home, a consumer oriented edition of the platform, meant for families and personal use. It will be available on PCs, tablets and 2 in 1 models. Then there’s Windows 10 Mobile, that will deliver the best experience on smartphones and small tablets. It gets the same Windows universal apps, but also touch-oriented ones and Office.
Windows 10 Pro is a desktop edition for PCs, tablets and 2 in 1 models, that brings solutions for small businesses. Productivity options and improved security are here, too. Then there’s Windows 10 Enterprise and Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise, both meant for bigger companies and corporations. Advanced protection, management features and remote functionality are available here, as well as special updates.
Finally, there will also be a Windows 10 Education for classrooms, with academic features and a tweaked version for industrial robotics and ATMs.