AMD President and CEO Lisa Su made a slip of the tongue during the company’s second-quarter earnings call and revealed that Windows 10 could arrive by the end of July.
Answering a question on inventory plans, Lisa Su said, “With the Windows 10 launch at the end of July, we are watching sort of the impact of that on the back-to-school season, and expect that it might have a bit of a delay to the normal back-to-school season inventory build-up.”
Well! Regardless the future strategy of the Chip maker, her statement has become widespread. Besides, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 would be released by “later this summer,” but didn’t reveal any specific date. And indeed the time window of July is logical, and the most sensible because – albeit a slight delay – manufacturers could make the most of this time-frame, the back-to-school season, especially in the United States.
Earlier, there had been some rumors that Windows 10 launch postponed to September, but August could not be taken into account because of summer vacation while autumn will be too late to take advantage of the season from a commercial standpoint. Hence, the back-to-school season could mark the arrival of Windows 10.
However, these are plain speculations without any confirmation from Redmond, even if it is coming from an important source as the CEO of AMD. Microsoft’s Build event is due next week, and the Windows maker will share more details about the platform, maybe Release Date this time.
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