The Microsoft has notified its customers in brazil with Office 365 Personal and Office 365 Home on up to 28% on the price of the subscription, which includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and 1tb of storage per person on the OneDrive. However, the company has decided to go back to the practice of the old values in light of the pandemic of the new coronavirus that causes the COVID-19.
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The rise in prices has started to operate in February 2020, and it has been applied to all clients since then; we warn you by e-mail, that is, the adjustment has been made due to the change in the conditions of the market.”
The Office 365 Personal is$ 24 month-to-month or$ 239 a year. With this function, the values would be$ 28/month and$ 279/year — an increase of 17% in both cases. This plan is worth for just one person, and comes with microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Publisher (Windows only) and ms Access (only on Windows), in addition to the 1tb on OneDrive.
The Office 365 Home, in turn sells for$ 29 month or$ 299 per year. After the increase, it would cost you$ 37/month, and$ 369/year — an increase of 28% and 23%, respectively). It offers the same programs 365 Personal, but it can also be used for up to six people and each one gets 1tb of space on OneDrive.
Office 365 Home and Personal, they go back to the old price
Office 365 Home and Personal, does not suffer from an increase in price from the end of 2016. Some users on Twitter have complained about with Microsoft, criticizing the timing of the adjustment is in the middle of a pandemic of the coronavirus, so they decided to go back.
In a statement to the youtube video, Microsoft has stated (emphasis added):
We will evaluate, periodically, the value and price of our services in order to ensure alignment with the current exchange rates. Recently, we have implemented in the selected countries an increase of the price for Office 365 Home and Office 365 Personal; this action was taken prior to the current situation of the market. In support of our customers, who have to deal with the impact of the COVID-19, we decided to go back to practice immediately on our previous price. We are committed to supporting our customers with the services that you need in order to work and learn remotely during this challenging time.
The plans are Office 365 Business, Office 365 professional Plus, and Microsoft 365, are geared to companies that have not had their prices changed. The values of the Office Home & Student, 2019, and the Home and Business by 2019 — which is the purchasing unit, at the time of the signature — you know, the same.
We put together the following chart describes the key products of Office that Microsoft is offering at the moment in Brazil:
|The product||The price|
|With Office 365 Personal|| |
|Office 365 Home|| |
|Office Home & Student, 2019||$ 499 (one-time purchase)|
|Office Home And Business By 2019||R$ 1.479 (one-time purchase)|
|Office 365 Business Essentials||R$ 283,20 for the year|
|Office 365 Business Premium||R$ 708 per year|
|Office 365 ProPlus||R$ 680,40 for the year|
|With Microsoft 365 For Business||R$ 1.132,80 for the year|
|The Office 365 E1||R$ 453,60 for the year|
|The Office 365 E3||R$ 1.132,80 for the year|
|Office 365-5||R$ 1.983 60-year|
It is interesting to note that Microsoft highlights on its website all the prices are monthly for the Office 365 for Business, but the signature requires a commitment to an annualone; therefore, we list here the above values for the year.
Originally posted on 27/03