Friday, October 12, 2012

Microsoft unveils Windows 8 Pro Eco-friendly Packaging

Windows 8 Pro will come in 5 vibrant illustrations packaging! Microsoft today unveiled it to the world and one can reserve copy of Windows 8 Pro and Pre-order Windows 8 PCs today! Reserve a packaged DVD of the upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $69.99 USD ERP* (U.S.) at select retailers.

If you want to wait until October 26th you will be able to upgrade online via using the Windows 8 Upgrade Assistant for just $39.99 USD ERP*. Online upgrade to Windows 8 Pro is supported for 140 countries worldwide, with 37 languages, and 23 supported currencies!

If you purchase (or have purchased) an eligible Windows 7 PC anytime between June 2, 2012 and January 31, 2013 you will be able to purchase an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for only $14.99 USD ERP** (U.S.) which will be redeemable starting October 26th. For more details on the Windows Upgrade Offer, see this blog post.

Now talking of the colorful packaging, which is paper based materials and has made an 80% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and fossil fuel consumption. And the packaging weight is reduced by 41%. I think this is as compared to their earlier Windows version packaging.

Here are the 5 vibrant illustrations Boxarts of Windows 8 Pro-


Microsoft has not provided any reason for 5 different Boxarts for one product, though!

They look so vibrant and colorful !

*Offers limited to five upgrade licenses per customer. To install Windows 8 Pro, customers must be running Windows XP SP3, Windows Vista, or Windows 7.

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