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Microsoft physically hands over Windows 8 to OEMs

Microsoft has posted a few images up on its Facebook page to highlight the company physically handing over Windows 8 RTM to its OEM partners. You can check out the images in our gallery below but note that what is inside the white boxes has yet to be unveiled.

You can clearly see the client branding on the box for each manufacture that will be receiving its code directly from Microsoft. While this is certainly a symbolic transfer, it is cool to see Microsoft literally hand over its code to its OEMs.

As a reminder, you can get Windows 8 starting on October 26th either by upgrading for $39.99 or with the purchase of a new PC. If  you buy an eligible Windows 7 PC today, you will be able to purchase an upgrade to Windows 8 Pro for $14.99 (U.S.) through the Windows Upgrade Offer.

Source: Facebook

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