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Windows 8 sales have started in Russia
26.10.2012 17:58
Windows 8 sales have started in Russia
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New Microsoft operation system Windows 8 has come to Russia. The start of sales was done simultaneously with the whole world on October 26, announced Microsoft at the official conference on Thursday.

The touch-based operating system in the version Windows 8 Professional is represented in  three formats: a “box”, an electronic key and a pre-installed version. Up to January 31, 2013 the “box” will cost 2190 Rubles ($ 70.6), electronic key – 1290 Rubles ($41.6). At that buyers, who have acquired its gadgets with pre-installed Windows 7 after June 2012 will be able to upgrade the system for 469 Rubles ($15.1). Starting from February 1, 2013 the cost of the OS in “Box” will be much higher, about 8450 Rubles ($272.6).

No less than 200 thousand gadgets with Microsoft 8 will be supplied into Russia till the end of 2012, said the President of Microsoft Russia Nikolay Pryanishnikov.  


Photo: Russia-IC/ Irina Fomina

Author: Irina Fomina

Tags: Business in Russia Microsoft IT   

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