Microsoft Windows 11 stable version download may officially roll out starting October 2021. Microsoft unveiled Windows 11 OS on June 24 during an online event. Windows 11 preview build rollout began soon thereafter for developers and beta testers featuring all the new changes.
A report by Windows latest, an official Microsoft poster, and a Walmart listing confirm the Windows 11 stable version release date to be in October 2021. Additionally, the next big Windows 11 update will most likely debut in the second half of 2022, according to a support document.
Windows 11 Stable Version Release Date
The next-gen OS remains in beta but according to DCH GPU driver 126.96.36.19948 release notes, Windows 11 stable version could become available for download in October 2021. Windows Latest revealed in its report that Intel calls Windows 11 the “October 2021 update – version 21H2.”
Windows users are familiar with the “YYMM” format where the “YY” refers to the year and MM represents the month. Therefore, the codename “21H2” points to a release date in the second half of 2021.
Brandon LeBlanc, Microsoft program manager, recently tweet confirmed that Windows 11 will use the YYH2 naming convention carried on from Windows 10.
Moreover, Microsoft also plans to release Windows 10 version 21H2 codenamed “Vibranium,” in October 2021. Meanwhile, Windows 11 also uses a new version known internally as “Cobalt.”
Windows 11 Stable Version System Requirement And New Features
Windows 11 system requirements include a 1GHz or faster dual-core processor which is 64 -bit compatible. 4GB RAM, 64GB storage space, Trusted Platform Module (TPM) version 2.0, a direct X12 enabled GPU, and a 720p display greater than 9″ diagonally with 8-bit per colour channel.
Windows 11 features an updated start menu, lock screen, taskbar, Microsoft app store, file explorer, and a lot more. Windows 11 also removes the live-tile feature introduced in Windows 8.