Brad Brooks chats with Brandon about Windows 7 upgrade options, pricing, availability and more. On October 22nd, Windows 7 will be available in following 14 languages: English, Spanish, Japanese, German, French, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese and Chinese (Hong Kong). Then on October 31st, remaining 21 languages will become available.
Basically if you buy a PC with Vista from tomorrow onwards, you get a free upgrade to a similar version of Windows 7. See Windows 7 Upgrade Option Program for the details, which kicks off tomorrow, June 26th!. Pre-orders start tomorrow in US, Canada and Japan with more than 50% discount and pre orders will start for UK, France and Germany on July 15th.
Here’s the estimated retail prices for upgrade packaged retail product of Windows 7 in the U.S: Windows 7 Home Premium (Upgrade): $119.99 ; Windows 7 Professional (Upgrade): $199.99 ; Windows 7 Ultimate (Upgrade): $219.99
…..and estimated retail prices for full packaged retail product of Windows 7 in the U.S: Windows 7 Home Premium (Full): $199.99 ; Windows 7 Professional (Full): $299.99 ; Windows 7 Ultimate (Full): $319.99
Source:→ Windows Team Blog