Windows 7 versus Windows 8: By the numbers
In a year when Microsoft is all set to launch Windows 8 and its predecessor Windows 7 has garnered a 50 percent market share, comparisons between the two operating systems are obvious. As far as speed is concerned, tests have proved that Windows 8 is faster than Windows 7.
In an article published by online news site Mobile & Apps, Jonathan Charles offers a statistical comparison of Windows 7 and Windows 8.
Statistics related to Windows 7 and Windows 8
0: This is the cost that users upgrading to Windows 8 will have to pay to download Windows Media Center. The program will be offered for free download to users who upgrade to Windows 8.
1: This is the number of Windows 8 upgrade editions available to people using the upgrade offer from Microsoft.
2: Microsoft has announced two models of Surface tablets – Surface with Windows RT and Surface Pro with Windows 8 Pro.
3: Three versions of Windows (Windows 7, Windows XP, and Windows Vista) can be upgraded to Windows 8. Windows 7 could be upgraded from two Windows versions – Windows XP and Windows Vista.
Jonathan cites many more statistical figures related to Windows 7 and Windows 8.
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(Via Mobile and Apps).
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