Windows 10 Education PCs coming from Dell, HP, Samsung and others — starting at $189

Along with announcing Windows 10 S, Microsoft took to its the stage today to announce that PCs using the education-focused version of its OS will be available from partners starting at just $189. All of the partners you'd expect are on board, including the like of Dell, HP, Samsung, Fujitsu, Acer and more.

What's more, all new Windows Education PCs will come with a free subscription to Minecraft Education Edition. That will let teachers take advantage of any lessons based on the open sandbox game. Aside from Minecraft, Office 365 for Education (with Microsoft Teams) will also be free for students and teachers worldwide, offering access to all of the tools needed to get digital work done.

Finally, Microsoft noted that Windows 10 S will be a free "upgrade" for any genuine Windows Pro PCs that are already in use in schools.

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