Hands-on with the first Windows 11 Insider build, new UI, Settings and more

Multiple PCs running Windows 11 laid on the ground

Just a couple of hours back, Microsoft released the first Windows 11 build for Windows Insiders on Dev ring. In case you don't know, Microsoft announced the Windows 11 update last week and it comes with a brand new UI, settings menu and more.

Since this is the first Windows 11 build, there was a lot to go through here including the new modern UI as well as the new features. We have taken some time to go through these changes in the video as well as cover the new UI, animations and more. Unfortunately, Dynamic Refresh Rate was one feature we could not get to work even though we had a 144Hz panel. We expect Microsoft to refine the feature in the future builds. So, without further ado, here is the hands-on video:

For more information about Windows 11, you can check out our article on minimum system requirements as well as the list of CPUs that support Windows 11. Apart from the general requirements, Microsoft has also listed out specific feature requirements for Windows 11 including webcams, Bluetooth and Precision Touchpad on all upcoming laptops. Last Friday, Microsoft also updated the PC Health Check app to show why a device is not ineligible to receive the Windows 11 update. However, the company will allow some manufacturers to bypass the TPM 2.0 requirement and it is also allowing Windows Insiders with unsupported hardware to test Windows 11 Insider Builds. According to a tweet from Windows's Twitter account, Microsoft is planning to roll out Windows 11 to eligible Windows 10 users in 2022.

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