Windows 11 Update: Leaks and Release Date
All of the techies out there are really thrilled about the new Windows 11 OS release.
You too are one of them. Right?
Microsoft has announced their Windows 11, which will come with a new and refreshing user interface. For quite some time, the new Windows 11 has been making headlines. Its leaks, early download links, and all the rumors have raised its vibe to the next level. People are quite excited to put it to the test on their own.
But, the question is when will the new Windows 11 update be released and how can we avail of it? And after release will it be free of cost or not?
Got questions about Windows 11? We have got the answers. Here’s everything you need to know related to Windows 11.
Expected Release Date
According to Microsoft, Windows 11 will be released near the end of this year i.e. 2021. However, several rumors and leaks have emerged, revealing more insight into it. All those leaks direct us to the date 11 th of October this year. This date is even supported by some leaked screenshots on the internet. Intel also leaked some information regarding the same (either mistakenly or purposely).
What’s new there?
Well, this is the most intriguing question in the minds of all of us here. The Officials claim it to be overloaded with features and will offer a refreshing experience for all categories of people. Like for gamers, creators, office people, and even college students as well.
For gamers, Microsoft Windows 11 will provide better graphic capabilities and over 100 high-quality games. The gaming experience on the new Windows 11 is expected to level up significantly.
Similarly, for all the office persons, their topmost need to stay connected will now be possible with Microsoft Teams. Windows 11’s new calm and creative space could be a good suit for all the creators out there as well. And the new and optimized widgets and Microsoft Edge might ease the work for all the students who always want everything just one click away from them. They will now be able to get all updates, weather forecasts, trending news, and music on their go-to list.
But there is one major drawback of this new Windows 11. Only people with compatible devices will be able to download and install the new Windows 11 on their laptops/computers. Let’s see the minimum requirements of the new Windows 11 and see if we are among those lucky people to enjoy it or not.
|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|
|Graphics card||DirectX 12 compatible graphics / WDDM 2.x|
|Internet connection||Microsoft account and internet connectivity required for setup for Windows 11 Home|
|Display||>9” with HD Resolution (720p)|
|TPM||Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0|
How to Download?
However, the actual and official version of the new Windows 11 could not be available at the moment. But with the Windows Insider Program, you can enjoy the beta version of the same.
The Windows Insider Program is a community of millions of Windows’ biggest fans who get to be the first to see what’s next. Windows Insiders run previews of the platform, called Windows Insider Preview Builds, then users give feedback and engage directly with Microsoft’s engineers.
The steps to register for the Windows Insider Program and enjoy Windows 11 are quite simple. All you have to do is register yourself as a Windows Insider using your Microsoft Account, and then simply agree on terms and conditions. And You are welcome to the Windows Insider Program.
Now you can use and experience the new Windows 11 and give your feedback in the Feedback hub.
There is no doubt that Windows 11 will come with a fresh new user experience but the main and major drawback is not highlighted in any of the articles out there. The limitation of its minimum requirement criteria has restricted its use for the majority of users. At least in India, we can say it is a major hindrance for most of us. The reason for it is quite simple: the majority of laptop users prefer a mid-range laptop. Our research on the top laptops under Rs. 50000 says that most of the mid-range laptop’s specifications do not match with the minimum requirement criteria of Windows 11.
We will be eager to know if your system supports the new Windows 11 or not. Feel free to mention it in the comment section below.