Get the best of both worlds. With Windows 8, customers can get the fun of a tablet and the productivity of a PC, all in a single Windows 8 device. Game on. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. After completing this course you will be able to: Describe the key differences that make Windows 8 tablets and PCs stand out when compared to alternatives. Describe how only Windows 8 works with the rest of the Microsoft family. Identify additional comparisons that highlight Windows 8 advantages in 6 categories of customer needs. Describe the benefits of Windows RT devices when compared to alternatives. © 2012 Microsoft Corporation. All rights reserved. Get the best of both worlds. With Windows 8, customers can get the fun of a tablet and the productivity of a PC, all in a single Windows 8 device. Game on. Meet the Windows story and how we plan to take on the competition. Windows has been completely reimagined to deliver a no compromise experience. It’s the best of both worlds— work and play—all on hardware that matches your style. We have a great story to tell and a unique opportunity to delight out customers. Let’s take a closer look at how Windows 8 PCs and tablets compare to alternatives, helping provide you with the information you might need to handle customer questions on the sales floor. Comparing Windows 8 Tablets to alternatives in store. Only Windows 8 tablets offer you the best of both worlds – work and play, plus: Get support for Adobe® Flash® and HTML 5 with Internet Explorer 10 Set picture passwords for a unique and personal unlocking experience Get the USB ports you Get Microsoft need, plus better Office Home & Student compatibility for 2013 RT Preview* mice, keyboards, and Preinstalled thumb drives Get true multi- tasking with great tools like Snap, plus the familiar desktop view Set Multiple user accounts, so you can share your device without losing your preferences and privacy Comparing Windows 8 PCs to alternatives in store. Friendly. Vibrant. More personal than ever before. That’s the new Windows, plus: Find the best choice of Bring the things you care innovative PC and tablet about to the front of your hardware designs that is sure device with a beautiful Start to help you find a device that screen and live tiles. Get the best compatibility with the widest universe of software applications, digital content, and external hardware. matches your style. Run apps that pull your people, contacts, emails, calendar, and more from your multiple services and make everything available to you from a single location. Compared to alternatives, only Windows 8 works with the rest of the Microsoft family. Get a consistent user experience that looks and works the same across PCs, tablets, phone, and Xbox 360.® Enjoy your favorite online services across PCs, tablets, phone, and Xbox. Xbox 360® Live, Xbox 360® Games, Xbox 360® Music and Video, Netflix®, Facebook®, Twitter.® Access your personal photos, files and more across any Windows PC, tablets, and Windows Phone with SkyDrive. With the Xbox 360® SmartGlass app, you can control your Xbox using only your Windows 8 PC or tablet. The second screen can be used to interact with your favorite TV shows, movies, music, and games. Key Selling Takeaways! 1 Windows 8 gives customers the freedom to have what they need for both work and play in one device. 2 There are 4 important points to highlight when Windows 8 PCs and tablets are compared to alternatives: multiple user accounts, multitasking and USB ports, advantages of Internet Explorer 10, advantages of Windows RT tablets. 3 Only Windows 8 works with the rest of the Microsoft family to deliver a consistent experience across PC, tablet, phone, and Xbox. 4 Windows 8 delivers on customer needs for fun & entertainment, convenience & mobility, business integration, being connected, productivity & compatibility, security & safety. 5 Windows RT shares most of the great capabilities of Windows 8 with a few differences and has key benefits when compared to alternatives.