Worldâ€™s largest software firm, Microsoft Corporation launched its much anticipated operating system, Windows 8 worldwide. This is the biggest evolution done by Microsoft ever after Windows 95 was introduced 17 years ago. The upgradation starts at Rs.699 for the existing consumers of Windows 7.
"We have reimagined Windows and the result is a stunning lineup of new PCs," said Microsoft chief Steve Ballmer, while launching companyâ€™s new software product.
The all new Windows 8 can be run in any gadgets such as stylus-smartphone, tablet and desktop. It is offered with more battery life, easiness and faster performance. Rather than usual start menu icons, Windows 8 lines up apps in a tile format alike in Windows smartphones. Microsoft judges that it would easier usersâ€™ task.
"Windows 8 is designed to work with mouse and keyboard, as well as touch. That's the big selling point of the new OS. You will see fully capable PCs for Windows 8 for under $300,â€ commented Steven Sinofsky, President of Microsoft's Windows division about Window 8â€™s pros.
Windows 8 is available in 37 languages across 140 nations.
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