The consumer edition will likely include multiple Cloud PCs, allowing for flexible usage among family members or individuals.
While the pricing for the consumer edition hasn't been confirmed, it is expected to be cheaper than the business and enterprise plans, with potential pricing ranging from $10 to $20.
Windows 365 consumer edition aims to revolutionize cloud computing, enabling access to files and Windows apps from any device, regardless of hardware specifications.
Windows 365 has been in development since 2020 and is built on Microsoft Azure cloud computers, making it easier to set up compared to Azure Virtual Desktop.
Microsoft will manage the cloud-based system, eliminating the need for users to handle software updates, security patches, and system maintenance.
The current Windows 365 plans include Business and Enterprise editions, catering to small businesses, frontline workers, and call center employees.