In 2019, Microsoft announced Windows 10X, a newer version of Windows for dual screen foldable devices. Microsoft promised that Windows 10X would be simpler, thinner and faster than the current generation of Windows.
Windows 10 was originally intended to work with dual screen devices, such as the Surface Neo, Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold, and Intel prototypes. Plans, however, changed after the epidemic, and Microsoft’s new priority is to get Windows 10X to work on single-screen devices.
According to reliable sources, Windows 10 X is now expected to launch on single-screen devices in the spring of 2021.
The operating system has now been updated to meet the growing flexibility requirements for low-end hardware and debug on its mid-range devices. Likely to be.
Windows 10 X Latest News
According to a new Report, Microsoft has already finalized the RTM candidate for Windows 10X. This will now allow OEM and Microsoft vendors to start working on devices with Windows 10X.
The OS is on track to launch in the spring of 2021 to enable unique experience on PCs of various hardware manufacturers.
Reports also suggest that Windows 10X will not ship with Win32 apps (desktop applications) due to compatibility issues.
According to sources, the level of Windows 10X compatibility with Win32 apps was not good and Microsoft decided to focus on Windows 10X without native support for Win32.
This means that users can only download and install apps available through the Microsoft Store or Microsoft Edge (Progressive Web Apps). However, it is believed that Microsoft is working on a premium service called ‘.Cloud PCThat will allow business users to stream their desktop apps to Windows 10X.
It is also worth noting that Windows 10X will not be released for beta testing and this is not something you can install on your existing hardware. Like ChromeOS, Windows 10 X will only ship with newer devices.
Features of Windows 10X
As we reported last year, Windows 10 X comes with a new Start Menu experience and an attractive set of colorful icons “to usher in a new era of productivity.” In addition, Windows 10X will dig flat and aesthetically pleasing live tiles to offer a simpler experience with less compatibility options.
“Flat, monochrome icons look great in the context of colored tiles, but as more styles enter the ecosystem, this approach needs to be developed,” Microsoft said.
Windows 10 X comes with a new Action Center that focuses more on fast actions. The new Action Center also comes with new volume controls, power options and battery percentage.
Get Windows updates faster
Last year, Microsoft claimed that Windows 10X would be technically separate from OS components such as drivers and apps, allowing Windows 10X to handle updates better than the traditional version of Windows 10.
According to Microsoft, Windows 10X is designed to download, download and apply updates in less than 90 seconds by saving the update package in a separate component. Once done, the update data is sent to another section and used for system updates during reboot.
How to install Windows 10 X now
For those who want to try out Windows 10 X for dual screen devices, Microsoft Released an emulator Which can be installed on Windows 10 Pro and Enterprise Edition, and you can learn more about it.