Microsoft Confidential Planning Chart about Window 8 Leaked
Windows 8 confidential document about planning, and development cycle has leaked. We can expect Windows 8 launch late in 2011 or in early 2012. A recently leaked Windows 8 product cycle chart provides the answers needed to determine the release date of the Windows 8 operating system by Microsoft.
Take a look at the image here. The chart lists the planning, development and product cycle of Windows 8 and related Microsoft products such as Internet Explorer 9, Windows Live Wave 4, Windows Live Wave 5 and Windows 7.
Forum I and Forum II have been major events, held in December 2009 and April 2010. The chart lists four additional event, Forum III to Forum VI. The next two events fall into the development phase of Windows 8, the remaining two into the readiness phase. The Windows 8 beta might be released around July 2011 and the final Windows 8 release might hit the stores in October like Windows 7.