Windows 11 is Microsoft’s newest OS, but how is it different from Windows 10? We’ll explain.
By Alison DeNisco Rayome, Jan. 23, 2022 8:30 a.m. PT
Windows 11, the latest version of Microsoft’s operating system, kicked off its phased roll out to compatible devices last fall.
Even if your PC hasn’t been prompted to download and install the new OS yet, you can still take a look at how Windows 11 measures up against Windows 10 to gauge if it’s worth the update.
Keep in mind that there’s no rush to make your decision. Microsoft says it will stop supporting Windows 10 after 2025. Also, if you already have Windows 10, Windows 11 will be available to you for free. (If you don’t have Windows 10 yet, here’s how to get it.)