Despite Market Share Drop, Windows Still Top OS Ahead of Windows 11 Launch

Microsoft is getting ready to launch Windows 11 to the first wave of eligible devices, and the release of the operating system certainly comes just at the right time.

This is because Windows has declined no less than 4.9 points last year, according to market share data put together by GeekWire based on IDC numbers.

Windows was running on just 80.5 percent of the devices out there in 2020, down from 85.4 percent a year before.

Microsoft is betting big on Windows 11 both in the short and in the long term, as the company expects the new operating system to also generate a boost of sales for new computers. Windows 11 comes with updated system requirements, and Microsoft recommends users to purchase a new PC to make the most of the new OS.

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