Windows 10 Editions

Windows 10 is the next version of Windows and Microsoft just announced the new editions of Windows 10. Check out which one fits you.

Microsoft has announced what the editions of Windows 10 are that will be offered. There will be at least seven editions and there will be additional (currently unspecified) specialty editions.

IoT Core
For small footprint, low cost devices.

The consumer-focused desktop edition. It includes Cortana, the Edge web browser, Continuum tablet mode for touch-capable devices, Windows Hello face-recognition, iris and fingerprint login.

For smaller, mobile, touch-centric devices like smartphones and small tablets. Includes a touch-optimized version of Office and will support Continuum for phone, so people can use their phone like a PC when connected to a larger screen.

Has everything that the Home edition offers plus extra features for small businesses including Windows Update for Business.

Has everything that the Pro edition offers plus features for medium and large sized organizations including security and enhanced operating system deployment and device and app management.

Has everything that the Enterprise edition offers plus features for schools. There will be paths for schools and students using Windows 10 Home and Windows 10 Pro devices to upgrade to Windows 10 Education.

Mobile Enterprise
For business customers on smartphones and small tablets. Adds flexible update management capabilities to the Mobile edition.