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Australian prices for Vista released

No doubt there will be more news on this soon but Microsoft have just e-mailed Builder AU with the local prices for Microsoft's Vista operating system.

No doubt there will be more news on this soon but Microsoft have just e-mailed Builder AU with the local prices for Microsoft's Vista operating system. At first look it seems rather expensive for the high-end version, retailing at $751.

However a spokesperson for Microsoft said in the e-mail release that "Microsoft is committed to keeping prices low for customers, Windows Vista editions will be offered at prices comparable to equivalent Windows XP versions."

Recommended Retail Pricing (RRP) is as follows:

Vista SKUsRecommended Retail Price (AU)
Windows Vista Home Basic$385
Windows Vista Home Basic Upgrade$199
Window Vista Home Premium$455
Window Vista Home Premium Upgrade Academic$179
Window Vista Home Premium Upgrade$299
Windows Vista Ultimate$751
Windows Vista Ultimate Upgrade$495
Windows Vista Business$565
Windows Vista Business Upgrade$379


Additional information on the various editions of Windows Vista can be found here
http://www.microsoft.com/windowsvista .

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