How can you install Windows 11? Launch Date News!
Windows 11 Release Date
The official release date of the Windows 11 operating system has finally been announced by Microsoft.
The new version of Windows will arrive on October 5.
Is Windows 11 Free?
To all the existing users of the Windows 10 operating system, the newer version i.e. the Windows 11 will be made available as a free upgrade, provided their system configurations meet the minimum requirements to install Windows 11.
Can I upgrade to Windows 11 on the day of its release?
Windows 11 is set to roll out in phases, with 1st priority of being available for the latest devices, and then gradually on the older models.
As per the company they expect to complete the rollout process to all supported devices by the middle of next year.
Windows 11 Features
New Modern User Interface
Windows 11 will come with a completely redesigned, clean, and modern user interface (UI).
The very first change that will come to your notice is the new positioning of the Taskbar with the Start Menu along with new icons, themes, and more such changes.
You'll notice the new UI being more smoother and operational comparatively with the previous versions.
New Microsoft Store
The new Windows will come with the new app store.
The new Microsoft Windows store will now support applications from multiple platforms such Win32, .NET, UWP, Xamarin, Electron, React Native, Java, and Progressive Web Apps.
Microsoft Edge Addons
With Windows 11, the Microsoft Edge browser will now have the option of installing different themes and extensions as per the need and requirement.
Users will be able to download the themes and extensions, directly from the Microsoft app store.
Run Android Apps
You can now run Android apps directly on Windows 11.
The new OS will also come with an App Store for Amazon-powered Android apps so you don't have to sideload APKs every time.
Microsoft Windows 11 promises more power efficiency and about 40% smaller updates that will run in the background.
After updating to Windows 11, users will be able to use the functionality of adding or even customizing different types of widgets to always be updated with news, weather, stock prices, etc.
With the newer Windows version, users will get the Auto HDR feature that will enhance the viewing experience when playing a computer game.
In addition, the new OS will also support dynamic refresh rates. So if you have a screen with a high refresh rate, then you will get a smooth viewing and gaming experience.
What if my system is not eligible for the upgrade?
The company says that the users who are not able to update to Windows 11 due to non-eligibility, will be provided Windows 10 support till October 14, 2025.
As per them, Windows 10 users can expect their next feature update around later this year.