Windows 10X is designed for dual-screen notebooks, but Microsoft will expand its availability to conventional notebooks
The pandemic of coronavirus (COVID-19) did the Microsoft rethink some strategies. The company is now planning to make the Windows 10Xinitially for ordinary single-screen notebooks. In case you don't know, the operating system was introduced last year and created exclusively for dual-screen laptops.
THE Microsoft is considering releasing the new operating system solely because of the pandemic. The company noted a significant growth in the use of Windows the past few months (and years too). During quarantine, people are working and studying at home, consequently, the use of notebooks and tablets has increased. Data revealed by Microsoft show that more than 4 trillion minutes are being spent on Windows 10 monthly.
?The world is a very different place than it was last October, when we shared our vision for a new category of Windows dual-screen devices. As we continue to put customer needs first, we need to focus on serving customers where they are now. ?
wrote Panos Panay, Director of Windows products.
Windows 10X details
O Windows 10X has a simpler and more modern interface. The system was designed for devices with two screens, such as the Surface Neo, but there were no details on how the situation of conventional notebooks on a screen would be. According to The Verge, the Microsoft is working to make the new system even more efficient and making adjustments to UX – User Experience (?User Experience?, in free translation).
Panay said that, after releasing the Windows 10X for ordinary laptops, the company will work with OEM partners to verify the placement of the 10X on dual screen devices. The executive also highlighted the popularity of cloud services and said that users Windows they are ?leveraging the power of the cloud more than ever?, and the company believes that the right time to take advantage of growth.
There is still not much information on how the Windows 10X operate in single screen, considering that the Microsoft just discussed the service for dual display, nor is there an availability schedule. It has not yet been addressed, for example, what 10X different from the current (conventional) system. There is also a concern that the company will end up launching two versions of the new Windows 10X, intended for different devices.
Other information about the future of Windows must be revealed between May 19th and 21st, when the conference takes place Build developers, gives Microsoft.
Sources: The Verge; Windows.