Microsoft has launched the Windows 8 in February 2012. Microsoft has come up with the 9 different editions that are :
- Windows 8 Starter Edition
- Home Basic Edition
- Home Premium Edition
- Professional Edition
- Professional Plus Edition
- ARM Edition
- Enterprise Edition
- Enterprise Eval Edition
- Ultimate Edition.
Out of these 9 editions 6 are available with the window 7 also and the new ones are Professional plus , Enterprise Eval edition and ARM edition.
The advantage of windows 8 over windows 7 is that it usually takes less memory.Windows 7 required 540MB of memory in contrast Windows 8 requires only 281 MB of memory.It means that it can easily be run with the older notebooks.The ARM edition is is also an advantage of Window 8 operating system that is mostly benefited for the tablet PCs.
Out of all my study about windows 8 is that , Microsoft adopted the approach for window 8 for the desktops,laptops and mobile phones.It means that it can compete with the Android iOS and Google Android.
System Requirements For Windows 8:
The hardware requirements for windows 8 are as same as for windows 7 along with the it takes advantage of touch input requires a screen for multi touch.