Windows 10 will not arrive until later this year, but when it does, Microsoft will certainly have the world ready for it. On Wednesday, Microsoft announced via its Windows Blog about its naming conventions used for it. The names indicate that their will be six versions of Windows 10 to launch later this year.
There has been a lot of rumors about the future of Windows 10 and its editions, and the news on Wednesday somewhat confirms this information. With six editions, the number of Windows 10 editions are somewhat numerous, but they cover anywhere from the home, to mobile, and the enterprise.
Home & Mobile Editions
Windows 10 will arrive on two different editions for home users. The first will be Windows 10 Home. It will be available for PCs, tablets, and 2-in-1 machines. It will include Cortana, Microsoft Edge, Windows Hello face-recognition, Xbox gaming experiences, and all the new Windows 10 apps for music, videos, and more.
Second, Microsoft will have Windows 10 Mobile. This will be the mobile and smartphone/tablet edition of it. It will be touch centric, and offer all the features of Windows 10 including continuum for phone. Third, Windows 10 Pro will launch, and this will be the professional home edition of Windows 10.
Windows 10 For Enterprise
The enterprise and educational market will get 3 total editions of Windows 10. The first will be called Windows 10 Enterprise. This will be the main product for business and enterprise users. It will be available to enterprise customers, and feature Windows Update for Business, and feature a ton of new updates for business users.
Second, Windows 10 Mobile Enterprise will be available. This will be the optimal version of Windows 10 for business smartphones and business tablets. It will be manageable and secure for business IT professionals. Lastly, Windows 10 Education will be available and this will serve the need of schools, teachers, and students.
Windows 10 comes in six flavors. Three for the public, two for enterprise, and one for education.