Excitement must be at hilt at Microsoft as Windows 8 commercial goes on air today. Windows 8 is the most anticipated OS of this year and perhaps one the biggest changes company has made to its OS. It will be for the first time that the OS from Microsoft would have the “Start” button pinned to the top of the screen and focus would be more on the multihued icons.
Various features of Windows 8 have been revealed in the commercial. The Number ‘8’ signifying Windows 8 is replayed throughout the commercial. In the end of the commercial the tagline “Windows Reimagined” appears with the release date i.e. October 26, 2012.
The pre-orders for the OS are already being expected. Once it is officially released, an upgrade from for $40 would be available.You can also pre-order a physical Windows 8 Pro copy for $70. You can, of course, buy these from Microsoft, but supporting retailers include Best Buy, Amazon, Staples, and Office Depot.
The Wall Street Journal says this is only the beginning of lots of big advertising push by Microsoft surrounding Windows 8.