Microsoft has successfully finish building Windows 8 and start releasing it to the PC OEM and manufacturing partners. So far they have manage to keep on to the schedule and also confirmed that we will be able to buy computer loaded with Windows 8 after October 26, 2012.
There are lot of arguments about Windows 8 and its new interface. However, Microsoft has created a universal interface for all the interface without loosing Windows core components. Windows 8 is a well optimized version of windows 7 with new interface that can be used in desktops, laptops, ultrabook. netbooks, tablets or even in smartphones.
Steven Sinofsky made and stament in his blog post saying,
“The previews of Windows 8 (Developer, Consumer, Release) have been the most widely and deeply used test releases of any product we have ever done. Over 16 million PCs actively participated in these programs, including approximately 7 million on the Release Preview that started 8 weeks ago. The depth and breadth of testing validate the readiness of Windows 8 for the market.”
If you buy a Windows 7 PC recently, you can get Windows 8 Pro for just $ 14.99 . You can upgrade any version of windows to Windows 8 for just $39.99.