List of Laptop-PCs to Get Windows 11 Update for Free
Microsoft announced a list of PCs or laptops that can get the free Windows 11 update on October 5 (5/10).
"Windows 11 will be available on October 5, 2021. As of today, free upgrades to Windows 11 will begin rolling out to eligible Windows 10 PCs and PCs pre-loaded with Windows 11 will be available for purchase," Microsoft wrote on its website. their official some time ago.
Some of the interesting features of this new operating system lie in display updates, integration with Android applications and improvements to gamers' support.
PCs and laptops that can upgrade to Windows 11 must meet hardware requirements, with a minimum of 64-bit CPU, 4GB RAM, and 64GB storage.
Other conditions that must be met, the device must support TPM 2.0, DirectX 12, Precision Touchpad, and a number of other conditions.
Launching The Verge, Microsoft has also reportedly published a list of supported processors that you can use with Windows.
Quoted by XDA Developers, Microsoft has also reportedly removed all sixth and seventh generation Intel processors from the list of devices that can receive the Windows 11 update.
As for AMD processor users, Microsoft no longer supports all A-series and FX-series, along with Ryzen 1000 and most of those that use Ryzen 2000 chips.
If you have Windows on an ARM PC, the only processor not on Windows 11's list of supported CPUs is the Snapdragon 835.
Meanwhile to see if your current Windows 10 PC is eligible for a free upgrade to Windows 11, it is recommended to visit this Windows 11 site to download the PC Health Checkup app.
List of laptops get Windows 11 for free
- The Acer Swift 5 (SF514-55)
- The new Acer Swift X (SFX14-41G
- Asus Zenbook Flip 13 OLED UX363
- Asus Zenbook 14 UX425
- Dell Alienware's X-Series, both Alienware x15 and Alienware x17
- Dell XPS 13
- HP Specter x360
- HP ENVY x360
- 2-in-1 Lenovo Yoga 7 convertible series
- Lenovo Yoga Slim 7i Pro series,
- Samsung Galaxy Book Pro and Galaxy Book Pro 360
- Surface Pro 7
- Surface Laptop 4
In addition, previously Microsoft also announced a line of laptops and PCs that are compatible with Windows 11, which was quoted on the official Microsoft website.
- Lenovo Yoga 9
- Dell XPS 13 9310
- Microsoft Surface Go 2
- Dell XPS 15 9500
- HP Pavilion 13
- Lenovo IdeaPad 3
- Microsoft Surface Laptop 4 (13.5 inch)
- ASUS ROG Strix G712
- Razer Blade 15
- HP OMEN 15
- Dell G7 Gaming Laptop
- Microsoft Surface Pro X with LTE Advanced Pro
- Samsung Galaxy Book S
- Lenovo Yoga A940
- Acer Aspire C24
- HP ENVY All-in-One
- Lenovo Ideacentre A340
To find out more about compatible devices, users can visit the following Microsoft pages.