Yes, the New Surface PCs Run Windows 10 Home. Yes, It’s OK (Premium)

Many are feigning indignity at the thought of premium PCs running the lowly Windows 10 Home. Let's get over ourselves: Microsoft this past year reset its positioning of both Windows 10 Home and Pro, and there are no longer any major reasons for most individuals to choose the more expensive Pro over Home.

But let me offer you this olive branch: I, too, succumbed to group-think when I first heard a rumor, which sounded ludicrous to me, that Microsoft would actually ship both Surface Pro 6 and Surface Laptop 2 with Windows 10 Home. I mean, Surface Pro 6 literally has the word "Pro" in it.

But we all need to get past the narrow semantics of this word. And understand, too, that with this new generation of PCs, Microsoft is expanding the net to include a broader range of customers. And one of the ways in which it can do this is to lower prices.

We saw a more extreme version of this strategy with Surface Go. This underpowered and too-small PC can be had for as little as $400 s...

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