Office 2010 pricing for UK announced, Microsoft

Microsoft UK unveiled the pricing for Office 2010; Pricing for some versions of Office 2010 in the UK is 35% more than prices in the US. Office Home and Business will be priced at £239.99 in the UK and $279 (£176) in the US. Although the US prices do not include local Taxes, the hike […]

Microsoft UK unveiled the pricing for Office 2010; Pricing for some versions of Office 2010 in the UK is 35% more than prices in the US. Office Home and Business will be priced at £239.99 in the UK and $279 (£176) in the US. Although the US prices do not include local Taxes, the hike in prices is still substantial. "There’re different market dynamics - channel margins, for example, local market conditions, foreign exchange - that we need to take on board," said Chris Adams. “Boxed copies of Office 2010 in UK will be available: Office Home and Student - £109.99; Office Home and Business - £239.99; Office Professional - £399.99. Microsoft also said it’ll be offering Product Key Cards for customers who purchase new PCs from retailers. Key Cards unlock a trial version of Office 2010 that’s pre-loaded by OEMs onto PCs. Product Key Cards for Office 2010 in UK will be available at: Office Home and Student Key Card - £89.99; Office Home and Business Key Card - £189.99; Office Professional Key Card - £299.99.