Redmond (WA) – Microsoft has just released pricing for Windows 7, due to ship on October 22.
Estimated retail prices for packaged retail versions of Windows 7 in the US are as follows:
Windows 7 Home Premium (Upgrade): $119.99
Windows 7 Professional (Upgrade): $199.99
Windows 7 Ultimate (Upgrade): $219.99
Windows 7 Home Premium (Full): $199.99
Windows 7 Professional (Full): $299.99
Windows 7 Ultimate (Full): $319.99
Most of these prices are identical to current Vista ERPs, but the Windows 7 Home Premium full retail product is $40.00 less and the upgrade $10 less than Windows Vista Home Premium today.