Microsoft announced their latest operating system Windows 11 on their earlier virtual event, the latest OS comes with a simple design packed with upgraded features. The start menu looks neater in the latest Windows 11 OS, removing live tiles and other elements, and offers essential things that a user would get started with. Windows 11 UI offers a variety of elements like colors, transparency, transitions, and rounded corners across the OS along with the light and dark modes.
The new OS also has the widget layout in a “sheet of glass”’ like a sliding-out option offering artificial intelligence-powered personalized feed to users it displays a calendar, weather forecasts, top new stories, or stock market along with new real estate open within Windows to deliver personalized content. There are more advanced features too such as Snap Layouts, Snap Groups, and Desktops. Users can now customize and add several desktops for different purposes such as work, gaming, and entertainment with a different set of apps. Windows 11 has improved performance in Windows Hello and web browsing experience, better wake-up time, and battery life experience. Microsoft also has launched a new single destination for apps, games, and media content on Windows 11, you can also browse Android apps and download them via Amazon Appstore. Microsoft has also made gaming upgrades for PC gaming the OS will include technology to enhance graphics performance like Auto HDR and DirectX 12 Ultimate can provide immersive graphics at high frame rates along with the Xbox app built within Windows 11, allowing easier access to Game pass.
Microsoft mentioned that Windows 11 will be available through a free upgrade for eligible Windows 10 PCs and on new PCs later this year. The minimum requirement that you’ll need to operate Windows 11, which includes a 64-bit processor or SOC (1 GHz or faster with 2 or more cores), 4GB RAM, and 64 GB or larger storage device, overall this the first version of a new era for Microsoft and Windows 11.