24 July 2017
Microsoft's augmented reality platform, the HoloLens, has finally made its way into China. The AR headset is now available for pre-order from the Microsoft store, and you can get both the Development Edition as well as the Commercial Suite.
The Development Edition costs ¥23,488 ($3,400), whereas the Commercial Suite costs ¥39,188 ($5,675). The Commercial Suite includes all features found on the DE, including some additional ones. Here's an overview of the difference between the two devices.
|Features||Development Edition||Commercial Suite|
|Device Encryption (Bitlocker)||X|
|Virtual Private Network (VPN)||X|
|Management and deployment|
|Mobile Device Management (MDM)||X||X|
|Ability to block un-enrollment||X|
|Cert Based Corporate WiFi Access||X|
|Windows Store (Consumer)||Consumer||Filtering via MDM|
|Business Store Portal||X|
|Security and Identity|
|Login with Azure Active Directory (AAD)||X||X|
|Login with Microsoft Account (MSA)||X||X|
|Next Generation Credentials with PIN unlock||X||X|
|Servicing and Support|
|Automatic system updates as they arrive||X||X|
|Update for Business||X|
|Long term servicing branch||X|
Pre-orders for the HoloLens in China can be made on the Microsoft Store in China.