Windows 11 operating system: new updates, release date, features and requirements –
By: Sherly J. Victor
Windows 11 operating system Microsoft’s brings a new user interface –
Microsoft Inc. officially announced its new upgrade to Windows 11 yesterday. The latest update is to be made accessible for all Windows 10 users. The Windows 11 operating system is Microsoft’s latest update after almost six years.
The new update claims to be the “next generation” of Windows, as it has a massive change in design and interface. It contains a new boot screen, upgraded widgets, new start-up and alert sounds. In addition, in the latest update, the start tab is centrally placed, and through this update, users will be able to access android apps through Amazon’s Appstore.
Unlike its predecessor Windows 10, Windows 11 is not Lightweight, and it requires at least a 64-bit CPU or ARM processor. It is also necessary to have a storage space of 64GB and 4GB RAM. IN 2022, customers will purchase Windows 11 in retail and install it on compatible devices.
So, what’s new –
- Snap layouts for multi-tasking.
- More touch-friendly with an improved touch keyboard, integrated with GIFs.
- Superior graphics with Auto HDR for Gaming.
- Microsoft Teams Integrated.
- Improved multiple monitor support.
- Universal mute and unmute function for virtual calls.
The new journey –
The new Windows 11 operating system was introduced through a virtual event on the Microsoft website on Thursday. The event began with the company’s chief product officer Panos Panay, talking about the new generation of Windows. Regarding Windows 11, he said, “the team has obsessed over every detail”. The latest update also includes both light and dark modes, according to the user preference
Last month, Microsoft announced the cancellation of Windows 10X. John Cable, Vice President, Program Management, said in a blog post, “Instead of bringing a product called Windows 10X to market in 2021 like we originally intended, we are leveraging learnings from our journey thus far and accelerating the integration of key foundational 10X technology into other parts of Windows and products at the company.”
While the company has not announced any release date, they said, “Windows 11 will be available through a free upgrade for eligible Windows 10 PCs and on new PCs beginning this holiday.”
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