The first major update to Windows 11 since launch last year. Microsoft has announced the Windows 11 2022 Update, with a renewed focus on “making the everyday easier.” With this new update, everything users love about Windows is now easier to use, sporting a cleaner new design and smarter features, more efficient ways to be effective along with increased performance and security. Here are some of the highlight features coming to Lenovo Windows devices1:
- Making the Lenovo PC easier and safer to use for everyone
- With a clean new design and easy navigation, everything is now easier to search and find. The new search functionality also lets users search the web and their Lenovo PC from one place.
- Windows 11 makes it easy for anyone to use their Lenovo PC with new accessibility features. Users can now navigate using voice access, which lets them control their PC and write text with just their voice; hear spoken conversations with System Wide live captions on any form of audio content; or have text narrated to them via Natural Voices for Narrator, which more closely mirrors natural speech.
- Windows 11 is the most secure version of Windows yet. And now with Smart App Control, users can confidently download any app they need without worry.
- Empowering people to be more productive
- Snap layouts are now more versatile with better touch navigation and the ability to snap multiple browser tabs in Microsoft Edge.
- The new Focus sessions and Do Not Disturb minimize distractions as users focus on the task at hand. When a new focus session starts, Windows will turn on Do Not Disturb, which silences all notifications.
- Making Windows an even better place to connect, create and play
- The new Windows Studio camera and audio effects deploys advanced AI to help users to look and sound their best on conference calls via features such as Voice Focus, Background Blur, Eye Contact and Automatic Framing.
- New creator tools such as Clipchamp makes video editing simple, with templates, effects and more.
For gamers, this new Windows update also features an Auto HDR calibration app that users can adjust lighting to exactly they like it.
In addition to these new security features, Windows 11 Pro is now putting a renewed focus on security for hybrid work. As the most secure Windows ever, Lenovo Windows 11 Pro devices delivers:
- Security out-of-the-box, integrating hardware and software for powerful out-of-the-box protection;
- Protection against evolving threats, with the latest advanced security features to shield valuable data and enable more secure hybrid work; and
- Modern security management, streamlining security management and allowing businesses to deploy with confidence across diverse locations—including the cloud.
Lenovo has a deep bond and partnership with Microsoft that has spanned generations, and Lenovo is joining Microsoft once again in leading users into the age of hybrid work and living. In close collaboration with Microsoft, Lenovo has already rolled out this new update to Windows 11 to many of Lenovo devices, making it available to PCs such as:
- Lenovo Legion 7i or 7 (16”, 7), the world’s most powerful 16-inch gaming laptops,2 come with up to three months free3of Microsoft Xbox Game Pass Ultimate. With new games frequently added, there’s always something new to play. Download and play in full-fidelity or play console games from the cloud with connected controllers.
- ThinkBook 14s Yoga Gen 2, Lenovo’s flexible and versatile laptop built for small and medium-sized businesses, featuring multiple usage modes that adapt to user needs and optimize workflow.
- ThinkCentre M90a Pro Gen 3, the high-performance, sleek 23.8-inch all-in-one desktop PC with enhanced security and collaboration features for business users.
- ThinkCentre neo 50a 24 Gen 3, the all-in-one desktop with innovative AI-assisted features to address the needs of next-generation small and medium-sized businesses.
- ThinkPad P16, the power-packed mobile workstation that tackles the most demanding workflows on-the-go for professional users.
- ThinkPad X1 Carbon Gen 10, Lenovo’s award-winning flagship business laptop.
- ThinkStation P360 Ultra, the desktop workstation that delivers incredible performance in a chassis half the size of a traditional small form factor workstation, but with 50% increased performance.4
- Yoga AIO 7, the stylish all-in-one desktop that adapts its screen content with a rotating display and elevates productivity with immersive visuals and audio.
- Yoga Slim 9i (14”, 7), the carbon neutral certified5 laptop that offers smarter productivity and amazing portable entertainment.
All Lenovo devices are available on www.lenovo.com.6 To check if a specific Lenovo device is eligible for this Windows 11 2022 update, please visit Lenovo’s Windows Support Center. New Lenovo Windows devices will come preloaded with the latest Windows 11 2022 update starting later this year.
1 To check if a specific Lenovo device is eligible for this Windows 11 2022 update, please visit Lenovo’s Windows Support Center. New Lenovo Windows devices will come preloaded with the latest Windows 11 2022 update starting later this year.
2 Based on the system supporting over 175 Watts of graphical processing power from the dedicated graphics card; per an internal research conducted as of March 23, 2022, comparing 16-inch gaming computers distributed by global PC manufacturers shipping > 1 million units worldwide annually.
3 PCs must meet the Game Pass minimum specs. Xbox Game Pass comes preloaded on select Lenovo consumer PCs shipped after November 2021 (e.g. Lenovo Legion, Yoga and IdeaPad) in select markets, and requires Windows updates and storage space. System requirements vary by game; performance scales with higher-end systems. Credit card required. Unless you cancel, you will be charged the current regular membership rate when the promotional period ends. Terms, exclusions, and streaming limits apply. Xbox Cloud Gaming (Beta): offered via select devices and regions. After term, active membership required to play games and online multiplayer. Game catalog varies over time, region, and by device. DLC sold separately; if a game is removed from catalog or your membership ends, you will need to purchase the game separately to use your DLC. If you’re already an Xbox Live Gold and/or Game Pass for Console/PC member, any days remaining in your membership(s) will be converted to Ultimate using a conversion ratio. Future code redemptions also subject to conversion ratio. All conversions to Ultimate are final. Details and system requirements at www.xbox.com/gamepass. Offer valid in all Xbox Game pass markets excluding Russia. Digital Direct: Your digital content will be delivered directly to your device during set up; no codes required.
4 Based on benchmarking results the Lenovo ThinkStation P360 Ultra with NVIDIA RTX A5000 mobile yielded 74% higher performance scores compared to a similar small form factor with NVIDIA RTX A2000 based on overall GPU performance running SPECworkstation 3.1.
5 Product carbon footprint is conducted in accordance with ISO 14067:2018 and certified by TÜV Rheinland.
6 Availability will vary by geographical market. All offers subject to availability. Lenovo reserves the right to alter product offerings, features and specifications at any time without notice.
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