Earlier today, we mentioned about a leaked information on release date of Windows 10 which was revealed by Newegg. Now, Microsoft has officially announced that Windows 10 Final Build will be available on July 29th. Windows 10 was announced last year and the preview build was released for users in the Insider program. The new version of Windows 10 will come with lots of new features, upgrades and also improvements.
Windows 10 brings back the Start menu and is faster than ever before, with quick startup and resume. And Windows 10 provides the most secure platform ever, including Windows Defender for free anti-malware protection, and being the only platform with a commitment to deliver free ongoing security updates for the supported lifetime of the device.
New features in Windows 10:
- Cortana: The personal digital assistant which was announced for Windows Phone is now available on desktop. Cortana learns your preferences to provide relevant recommendations, fast access to information, and important reminders.
- Microsoft EDGE: Edge is the new web browser on Windows 10 and this has been written from scratch. With built-in commenting on the web via typing or inking and sharing comments, and a reading view that makes reading web sites much faster and easier.
- Office on Windows: In addition to the Office 2016 full featured desktop suite, Windows 10 users will be able to experience new universal Windows applications for Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, all available separately. These offer a consistent, touch-first experience across a range of devices to increase you productivity.
- Xbox Live and the integrated Xbox App bring new game experiences to Windows 10. Xbox on Windows 10 brings the expansive Xbox Live gaming network to both Windows 10 PCs and tablets.
- New Photos, Videos, Music, Maps, People, Mail & Calendar apps have updated designs that look and feel familiar from app to app and device to device. You can start something on one device and continue it on another since your content is stored on and synched through OneDrive.
- Windows Continuum enables today’s best laptops and 2-in-1 devices to elegantly transform from one form factor to the other, enabling smooth transitions of your tablet into a PC, and back.
- Windows Hello, greets you by name and with a smile, letting you log in without a password and providing instant, more secure access to your Windows 10 devices.
- Windows Store, with easy install and uninstall of trusted applications, supported by the broadest range of global payment methods.
On July 29, you can get Windows 10 for PCs and tablets by taking advantage of the free upgrade offer, or on a new Windows 10 PC from your favorite retailer. If you purchase a new Windows 8.1 device between now and then, the Windows 10 upgrade will be available to you and many retail stores will upgrade your new device for you.