See which features come with each Windows 10 Edition.1

Core
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Windows 10 Core Experiences

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Familiar and better than ever

You know Windows. Windows 10 is built to make your life easier and more productive. See new features

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Customisable Start Menu
Comprehensive security
Fast start up with Hyperboot and InstantGo4
TPM support2
Battery Saver
Windows Update

Cortana3

Your own personal assistant to help you get things done. Learn more

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Talk or type naturally
Personal and proactive suggestions
Reminders
Search web, device and cloud
“Hey Cortana” hands-free activation

Windows Hello4

Use your face or fingerprint to sign into your device easily, personally and more securely. No more password. Say Hello to Hello

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Native fingerprint recognition
Native facial and iris recognition
Enterprise-level security

Multi-doing

Multi-taskers rejoice. Doing more is even easier and more productive. Learn more

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Virtual desktops
Snap assist (up to 4 apps on one screen)
Snap apps across screens on different monitors

Continuum5

Display your apps and content beautifully on every device. Learn more

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Switch from PC to tablet mode

Microsoft Edge

Built for Windows 10. Now you can read, discover, note, share and browse more productively than ever before. Experience Microsoft Edge

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Reading view
Built-in ink support
Cortana integration

Apps7

All the apps you want and need in the huge Windows Store catalogue. Get Windows apps

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Maps
Photos
Mail & Calendar
Music
Films & TV
Windows Store

Gaming8

Stream Xbox or get your favourites. Experience PC gaming better than ever before. Get your game on

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Xbox app
Xbox controller support (wired)
DirectX 12 graphic support
Game streaming (Xbox One to PC)
Game DVR

Windows 10 Business Experiences

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Existing Fundamentals

Existing differentiated management and security features

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Device Encryption9
Domain Join
Group Policy Management
BitLocker2
Enterprise Mode IE (EMIE)
Assigned Access 8.1
Remote Desktop
Client Hyper-V10
Hardware based security

Management and Deployment

Enhanced management features to empower device and app management and deployment

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Side-loading of line of business apps

Security

Deliver the security, performance, updates and compatibility to help manage today’s devices and infrastructure.

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Microsoft Passport
Enterprise Data Protection13
Enterprise Credential Protection (HW based)
Device Guard

Delivering Windows as a service

Stay up to date with Windows

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Windows Update
Windows Update for Business
Current Branch for Business

1 Available features may vary by device manufacturer, device model, carrier, and market.

2 Requires TPM 1.2 or greater.

3 Cortana available in select markets; experience may vary by region and device. Requires Microsoft Account to use.

4 Limited to select Windows 10 phones. Not supported on 8.1 phones upgraded to Windows 10. Windows Hello requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors.

5 Hardware dependent.

6 App availability and experience varies by device and market. External monitor must support HDMI input. Accessories sold separately.

7 App and content availability and experience may vary by region.

8 Broadband internet required for some features (ISP fees apply). Xbox Live features only available with supported games in Xbox Live-supported countries, see xbox.com/live/countries. Limited number of games available in 2015 that support cross-device play; additional games to follow. Stream to one device at a time; streaming with multiplayer from Xbox One requires home network connection and Xbox Live Gold membership (sold separately); Gold also required for multiplayer play and party chats on Xbox One. DirectX 12 only available with supported games and graphics chips. Game DVR only available with supported hardware. To check for compatibility and other important installation information, visit your device manufacturer’s website and Windows 10 Specifications page. Devices, games, accessories and media content sold separately.

1 Available features may vary by device manufacturer, device model, carrier, and market.

2 Requires TPM 1.2 or greater.

3 Cortana available in select markets; experience may vary by region and device. Requires Microsoft Account to use.

4 Limited to select Windows 10 phones. Not supported on 8.1 phones upgraded to Windows 10. Windows Hello requires specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IR sensor or other biometric sensors.

5 Hardware dependent.

6 App availability and experience varies by device and market. External monitor must support HDMI input. Accessories sold separately.

7 App and content availability and experience may vary by region.

8 Broadband internet required for some features (ISP fees apply). Xbox Live features only available with supported games in Xbox Live-supported countries, see xbox.com/live/countries. Limited number of games available in 2015 that support cross-device play; additional games to follow. Stream to one device at a time; streaming with multiplayer from Xbox One requires home network connection and Xbox Live Gold membership (sold separately); Gold also required for multiplayer play and party chats on Xbox One. DirectX 12 only available with supported games and graphics chips. Game DVR only available with supported hardware. To check for compatibility and other important installation information, visit your device manufacturer’s website and Windows 10 Specifications page. Devices, games, accessories and media content sold separately.

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