Microsoft unveils two shocking pricing policies for Windows phones, tablets
Tech-giant Microsoft reportedly revealed two shocking zero price decisions for Windows phone and tablets users.
Microsoft reportedly announced that Windows for devices with screen size less than 9? will cost nothing and also, a future version of Windows for the 'Internet of Things' will be priced at zero.
The new move reportedly means that Microsoft will not collect royalties from OEMs on Windows Phone handsets, or on small Windows 8 tablets.
According to Techcrunch, the zero price policy for Windows is a sea change for Microsoft and it is a bet that promoting OEM support and competing on end-user price will help people adapt to its platforms.
Although Microsoft has reportedly purchased Nokia's hardware assets, it is now focused on getting new OEM partners on board with Windows Phone, as these partners may help the tech-giant rive unit volume.
Microsoft has reportedly also opened up new price points, by not charging for small Windows tablets, for hardware running its code.
The cost of the software will not exist now as Microsoft will not charge the normal Windows OEM fee, the report added.
(Posted on 03-04-2014)
Information on States of India:
Andaman Nicobar | Andhra Pradesh | Assam | Bihar | Chandigarh | Chhattisgarh | Dadar Nagar Haveli | Daman Diu | Delhi | Goa | Gujarat | Haryana | Himachal Pradesh | Jammu Kashmir | Jharkhand | Karnataka | Kerala | Lakshadweep | Madhya Pradesh | Maharashtra | Manipur | Meghalaya | Mizoram | Nagaland | Orissa | Pondicherry | Punjab | Rajasthan | Sikkim | Tamil Nadu | Tripura | Uttar Pradesh | Uttaranchal | West Bengal
INDIA REGIONAL MAPS:
Andhra Pradesh Travel Map | Bihar Travel Map | Goa Travel Map | Gujarat Travel Map | Haryana Travel Map | Himachal Pradesh Map | Karnataka Travel Map | Kerala Travel Map | Maharashtra Travel Map | Punjab Travel Map | Rajasthan Travel Map | Sikkim Travel Map | Tamil Nadu Travel Map | Uttar Pradesh Travel Map | West Bengal Travel Map |
MORE MAPS OF INDIA:
INDIA CITY MAPS:
KERALA TRAVEL MAPS: