A laptop has become an essential piece of tech in our lives so it’s important that its software can do everything you need. Windows 11 has taken studying, working, gaming and browsing to the next level with a breadth of new features.
Whether you’re browsing the sales or creating an in-depth PowerPoint, Windows 11 has all the tools you need.
With scams and hacks becoming more elaborate, it’s good to know that your laptop has your back. Windows 11 gives your laptop the most robust security features to keep your data secure. With Windows Hello(1), you can use facial recognition or your fingerprint to sign into your laptop and certain websites so you can be confident that no one else is accessing your files or data. Whereas its Smart App Control ensures that only trusted apps can be installed on your laptop(2).
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If you’re a gamer, Windows 11 will transform your gaming experience, giving you a seamless experience from console to PC. From Forza to Halo, you can use your Xbox Game Pass (3) to buy ‘Play Anywhere’ games and play it on your console, save your progress and pick it back up on your laptop. You can fully customise the Xbox Game Bar on your PC to give you easy access to your favourite widgets.
Editing together all the videos you took during the year? Making an on-trend video for your socials? Microsoft Clipchamp(4) will become your favourite tool. Thanks to the advanced features that come with Windows 11, editing video content couldn’t be easier. It auto arranges your clips and offers editing suggestions. It has an expansive stock library of audio, video clips and photos to further enhance your videos. If you’re creating online tutorials, you can use Clipchamp to easily add voiceovers to screen recordings. Or if you’re editing photos, the Photos app is just as easy to use with one touch enhance and AI editing to give your photos a professional look.
Thanks to Phone Link, you’ll find yourself losing concentration less and less. It allows you to make calls, reply to texts and check your notifications all from your PC. It works for both Android and iOS phones so you can leave your phone in a different room and still stay connected while you focus on your work.(5,6)
These are just a handful of amazing Windows 11 features made to transform your computing. Find your next Windows 11 laptop here.
1) For supported devices with latest security updates installed. Biometric logins require specialized hardware, including fingerprint reader, illuminated IT sensor or other biometric sensors and capable devices.
2) Only available on the latest version of Windows 11. In order to keep you as safe as possible, you must start with a fresh system. PCs that have been running previous versions of Windows must do a full reset of the Windows 11 operating system for the feature to work. Available in North America and Europe only.
3) Subscription required, sold separately. Gameplay on listed devices subject to Xbox Game Pass plan. Terms, exclusions, and streaming limits apply. Game catalog varies over time, region, and by device. See xbox.com/gamepass.
4) Microsoft Clipchamp Essentials – Subscription sold separately (Premium filters & effects, Premium stock video & audio content + Brand Kit)
5) Android: Requires Windows 11, version 22H2 Build 22621 and higher, Phone Link desktop app in version v1.22082.111.0 or greater, and Link To Windows phone app (pre-installed on Samsung devices) in version v1.22082.142.0 or greater. To experience the full functionality, mobile phones must be running Android 7.0 or later. Microsoft Phone Link and PC both need a Wi-Fi connection, or you can give permission for the app to use your mobile data. See full list of compatible devices here.
6) iOS: iPhone® only (no iPad® OS support) To experience the full functionality, mobile phones must be running iOS 14 or later with Windows 11 on the PC. Bluetooth connection to PC required. Messaging feature is limited by iOS. Image/video sharing and group messaging is not supported. Messages are session based and will only come through when phone is connected to PC.