In July 2021, Windows 11, was officially revealed by Microsoft, and it is the most significant update since the release of Windows 10 in 2015. After we go through the whole Windows 11, we know that some features have been removed with some new features added. In this article, we’d like to share you the most important differences between the new and old version you may want to know.
The Interface Design
A conception of Fluent Design has been introduced in Windows 11. It’s more like the Mac OS interface. This is a significant UI improvement with a cleaner sign and better user interaction.
Start Menu was first introduced in Windows 8, and has been keeping on Windows 10. But the Start Menu on Win 11 has been centralized at the desktop. In the old version, you can launch it by clicking the left bottom corner. While on Windows 11, it’s a icon on the left as one of the small applications on the Taskbar. But don’t worry if you have been used to the left Start Menu. You also can move it back via some settings.
Android Apps on Microsoft Store
Android Apps could be installed on Win 11 system from the Microsoft Store. But till now, we’re not sure which categories of APPS will be supported. But one thing we can guess that you can play the most popular Android games, browse Titktok channels, Instagram posts and other social APPS on Windows system in the new OS. This marks a big move toward for Microsoft to merge mobile and desktop devices.
The Windows 11 Widgets function is based on the AI technology and Edge browser, which can be directly opened by clicking the button on the taskbar. A variety of widgets will be shown by default and you can slide as on mobile phones to view news, stocks, updates, weather changes, notifications, etc., For content creators and distributors, Widgets also provides new ways to play, which can display more personalized content in various ways.
Multiple Tasking in One Screen
Windows 10 has already allowed us to open multiple files on the screen at the same time, which really does help for efficient working. The Snap layout introduced in Windows 11 will help to make it much easier to check several files in one screen effortlessly.
Besides the features above, Windows 11 is also different from Windows 11 in the following features, which will be updated by Windows 11 Tools in the future.
- Better touchscreen support;
- Teams integration for remote working;
- Windows 11 Logo and the startup music;
- Enhanced pen and voice support;
- Better gaming experience for Xbox;
- Many other little surprise waiting for your exploring…
Should I upgrade to Windows 11?
After exploring this new system, I would say:”You worth it, both for working and entertaining.” If you’re a tech fan and would like to have a taste for any new things, I would recommend you to upgrade it without hesitation. No matter for its Mac-like cleaner interface or its Mobile-like easy operations. Another reason is that it’s totally free for this upgrade because its a insider version. But if you’re more considerate on the stability of the new system, you can wait for a longer time till the final version release, thought it’s quite table from my own experience.
How to upgrade to Windows 11?
First, you need to get the the new system from the Insider version or get upgraded from your current Windows 10 and Windows 8. You can see here the details steps to get you upgraded to Windows 11 with only a few steps.