In June 2021, Microsoft unveiled Windows 11 through a virtual launch event. Although the unofficial version was made available back then, on October 5 Windows 11’s official version was launched.
Are you all excited about the new Windows 11?
Finally, after 6 years, Microsoft has rolled out their new operating system Windows 11. This denotes a new and fresh design as well as a new Windows experience for the users. Windows 11 is available for all eligible devices on October 5, 2021, and the upgrade will be free of cost if you’re already a Windows 10 user and the free up-gradation is for a grab until the mid of 2022.
Before you proceed, make sure that your device meets all the requirements. In order to upgrade, your device must be running Windows 10, version 2004 or later. Free updates are available through Windows Update in Settings>Update and Security. A big pop-up will appear in your Windows update if you meet all the requirements. This will allow you to start the download and install process, and Windows will do the remaining works.
Highlights of Windows 11
- A new, more Mac-like interface
- Integrated Android apps
- Microsoft Teams integration
- Xbox tech for better gaming
- Better virtual desktop support
- Easier transition from monitor to laptop, and better multitasking
|Processor||1 gigahertz (GHz) or faster with 2 or more cores on a compatible 64-bit processor or System on a Chip (SoC)|
|Memory||4 GB RAM|
|Storage||64 GB or larger storage device|
|System firmware||UEFI, Secure Boot capable|
|TPM||Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0|
|Graphics card||Compatible with DirectX 12 or later with WDDM 2.0 driver|
|Display||High definition (720p) display that is greater than 9” diagonally, 8 bits per color channel|
|Internet connection||Microsoft account and internet connectivity required for setup for Windows 11 Home|