comscore Microsoft admits that Windows 8 sales are lagging behind Windows 7

Microsoft admits that Windows 8 sales are lagging behind Windows 7


microsoft-windows-8-pcAlthough Windows 8 license sales appeared to be keeping pace with Windows 7 within the same time frame for the first several months, updates from Microsoft became less frequent as time passed. As Windows 8 approaches a year and a half on the market, The Verge reports that Microsoft has taken the stage at a Goldman Sachs technology conference to announce that sales have finally reached 200 million. Also Read - Microsoft Surface Laptop 5 and Surface Pro 9 now available in India: Check price, specs and more

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To put that number into perspective, Windows 7 had reached 240 million license sales in a single year, and that number has been climbing by the hundreds of millions every year since. From what we ve seen of Windows 8.1 Update 1, Microsoft is moving in the right direction, but tweaks and bug fixes won t be able to right this train alone. Also Read - Samsung to introduce Xbox Cloud Gaming, GeForce Now to 2021 smart TVs

  • Published Date: February 14, 2014 2:35 PM IST
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