Windows Vista will be available in 4 retail versions:
- Vista Home Basic, $199/$99.95 (full/upgrade): Provides a basic platform for home users who want to keep tabs on email and Internet activity. Comes standard with Vista's new Search Explorer, Sidebar and Parental Controls.
- Vista Home Premium, $239/$159 : Builds on Home Basic by adding the Windows Aero interface, Windows Media Center functionality, Windows Tablet PC technology and integrated DVD burning.
- Vista Business, $299/$199 : Supports the Aero user interface, offers improved document managing and Windows Tablet PC functionality.
- Vista Ultimate, $399/$259 : Vista Ultimate combines the functionality of Vista Home Premium and Vista Business.