What’s New in Windows 11
A Subtle Design Upgrade
Windows 11 showcases a simpler and subtle look and feel with bright but calm colors. I really like the default wallpaper. The aim of the design is for easy accessibility and to be more user-friendly .
It will also feature a translucent window design with rounded border and sets of new wallpapers.
Start Menu Now at the Center
The Start Button is now centered which reminds me of the native layout of Mac. It is well implemented and clicking it pops a simpler window that displays a grid of selected apps, documents and an all apps button to view all your apps and programs.
Widgets will be in Windows 11. You can customize and personalize these widgets on how they will be displayed on your desktop. There will numerous widgets available like Weather, photos, calendar and so much more.
Windows 11 will feature snap layouts to arrange your layouts. You can choose from an array of grid arrangements where you can select what active windows will be displayed. This will free your desktop from clutters and windows will be easier to view and access.
A Better Pen, Touch and Voice Support for Devices
Windows 11 will have improved layouts for icons, generous spaces and touch targets are much bigger. It will also have improved Pen support with better haptic feedback and traces while using. It will also feature enhanced voice recognition with a better and more accurate voice-to-text transalations.
Integration with Microsoft Teams
Windows 11 will have Teams as an integrated app for chat and messaging. It will work in all mobile platforms like Android and IOS. Teams can easily be accessible from the taskbar.
Better Gaming Experience
Pc Gaming and Xbox gaming’s features will be combined on some levels. Direct Storage API, that loads game data into your GPU memory to to increase load time speed. Auto HDR will be coming to PC Gaming which will improve colors and display.
Windows 11 System Requirements
CPU: a 1 GHz or faster dual-core or higher 64-bit processor or System on a Chip
Memory: 4 GB RAM
Storage: 64 GB
TPM: Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0
Graphics Card: DirectX 12 compatible graphics / WDDM 2.x
Display: A greater than 9-inch display of 720p or higher
Windows 11 will need your system to have a TPM ( Trusted Point Module ) 2.0 chip which will be used for security purposes.
Windows 11 Release Date
Windows 11 will be released this holiday season. Most likely it will be out by the last week of November and early December 2021.