Microsoft is going to release Windows 8.1 on October 17, those who wish to get the news OS has to pay $200 (€150) for Windows 8.1 pro and basic version will retail for $120 (€90). But we are letting you know , how you can get Windows 8.1 pro for $79 and save almost $121.
Here is a simple method, as Microsoft announced Windows 8.1 aka Windows Blue is a free upgrade for existing Windows 8 OS users, so those who are using Windows XP, Vista, or Windows 7 can buy Windows 8 OS instead of Windows 8.1 and save money.
Although Windows 8 OS retail price is $ 120, but several online stores like Tigerdirect and Amazon are selling the OS below $100. If you wish to get Windows 8.1 pro, then head over to Amazon where Microsoft itself sells Windows 8 Pro Upgrade for $78.89.
Order the OS, install Windows 8 pro, then wait until 17 October 2013 and you will receive Windows 8.1 Pro as a free upgrade, so with this you are saving almost $121,this is equivalent to the price of Windows 8.1 standard license.
If you wish to get the new OS at a cheaper price, then hurry up and get win 8 now at a offer price, as the release date of 8.1 is only two weeks away.
For Indian users, you can save around 10,00 rupees by purchasing the Windows 8 upgrade pack at Filipkart.
Yes, Windows 8.1 pro will be sold in India for around RS 19,000, whereas sellers in Filpkart are selling Windows 8 Pro for around RS 8,550, so if you buy the Win 8 today instead of 8.1, then you can save around RS 10,000.
About Windows 8.1:
Windows 8.1 aka Window blue is an upcoming operating system from Microsoft and brings New innovation and improvement in OS features including new Start screen, Internet Explorer 11, Bing-powered search, new built-in apps , improved Windows Store experience, cloud connectivity with SkyDrive, personalization of the interface and more.
The OS will be launched on 17 October and will be available through the Windows Store as a free download for Windows 8 users, also devices running on Windows 8.1 will go on sale from 18 October, 2013.
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