Today Microsoft has announced the prices for upcoming Office 2010 suite, due for release in June. Office 2010 suite will be made available in 4 SKUs viz. Office Home and Student, Office Home and Business, Office Professional, Office Professional Academic.
Here is the price chart of Office 2010 suite-
|SKU||Includes||Full Package Product||Product Key Card|
|Office 2010 Home and Student||Word, Excel, PowerPoint & OneNote||$149||$119|
|Office 2010 Home and Business||Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote & Outlook||$279||$199|
|Office 2010 Professional||Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher & Access||$499||$349|
|Office 2010 Professional Academic||Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote, Publisher & Access||$99*||N/A|
* Office Professional Academic 2010 is available through authorized academic resellers only.
Except all these SKUs, there are two more SKUs viz Office 2010 Standard and Office 2010 Professional Plus, that will be available through Volume Licensing. Microsoft is also planning to replace Microsoft Works with another SKU called Office 2010 Starter which includes Word and Excel with limited functionality.