Windows 7 – Official Release, Prices and Packaging
The base prices for the three main Windows 7 flavours, available in October, are as follows: Home Premium costs Â£149.99, Professional is Â£219.99 and Ultimate is Â£229.99.
Up until 31 December 2009 you can upgrade to Home Premium for Â£79.99, Professional for Â£189.99 or Ultimate for Â£199.99. A saving? yes. A bragain? Hmmmmmmmmmmm…. no
There is another way â€“ a very special pre-order deal will get you Window 7 Home Premium for Â£49.99 or Professional for Â£99.99. Both offers start on July 15 and end on August 14, or until â€˜stocksâ€™ run out.
If, however, you donâ€™t have a PC to install Windows 7 on to and need to get one pronto, donâ€™t worry. If you buy a Windows Vista PC after June 26, youâ€™ll get a free upgrade to Windows 7.
Windows 7 launches on October 22nd and you’ll be able marvel at itâ€™s smaller and lighter packaging – apparently it’s had 37% weight reduction compared to the previous Windows.