35% of Windows Users Plan to Upgrade to Windows 11

Microsoft has just released Windows 11's first official build. Despite some concerns about the minimum hardware requirements there are still many people who can't wait to get it.According to YouGov's new study, 35% of Windows 11 users intend to upgrade as soon as possible.This survey, which was completed by 1,200 people, was done right after Microsoft's June 24th event. It revealed that 20% of Windows users intend to upgrade from an older version within six months. Another 7% intend to upgrade within 12 months and 5% within one year. One fourth of the total respondents did not intend to upgrade.There are many factors that can drive the desire to upgrade so high. Windows 11 includes some important visual enhancements and new multitasking tools.Microsoft has even improved the Microsoft Store in Windows 10 to include support for Android apps such as TikTok. These are highly anticipated features.YouGov's survey found that only 35% of Americans know something about Windows 11 and 63% don't. This could be due to Microsoft spending a lot of money marketing Windows 11 on social media. The event was teased with YouTube videos and tweets for a few days, but it was spoiled when a leak revealed an early version Windows 11.YouGov found that 8 percent of MacOS users will switch to Windows within the next 12 months. Although it is not clear what causes these numbers, the Windows 11 Start Menu and Taskbar are similar to what Apple did in MacOS. The Android mobile phone app is being brought to Windows in a similar fashion to Apple's M1 Macs.Windows 11 will not be released officially until the second quarter of 2018, but it will continue to roll out through 2022. Windows 11-equipped PCs should begin shipping in the holiday season.You can update Windows 11 via the Windows Insider program with just a few clicks. Microsoft will continue to seek feedback from users about Windows 11 before releasing it in its final form. There will be many bugs and other issues.Editors' Recommendations