Windows 11 takes up approximately 10% of the market share

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  • Windows 11 is gaining popularity among the users, despite the fact that it has only been in the market for two months now. 
  • The statistics is based on devices running on Windows 11 and Windows 10, devices running on older Windows versions were not factored in. 
  • Users need to meet the set system requirements by Microsoft to upgrade to Windows 11. 

Windows was officially launched by Microsoft to the general public on October 5, even before we go to December.  According to a survey conducted by AdDuplex, Microsoft’s latest desktop has been well received by the users. As such, they have gained a huge chunk of the market share. 

Based on the data released by the company in November 2021,we can clearly access the reach of the different versions of Windows desktop operating system market share. 

Users that want to get Windows 11 on their devices need to meet the set system requirements, the main one being the TPM 2.0 support

Operating system coverage 

According to the statistics gathered by AdDuplex the market share is spread out as follows:

  • Windows 11 now claims 8.6 percent(vs 4.8 percent in September) of the total Windows OS market share.
  • 0.3% of users are on the Windows 11 Insider Builds. In general, Windows 11 claims a total of 8.9% usage share.

On the other hand, Windows 10 has 91.1 percent share, broken down as follows:

  • Windows 10 21H2 — 3.7 percent
  • Windows 10 21H1 — 36.3 percent
  • Windows 10 20H2 — 31.8 percent
  • Windows 10 1903 — 1.9 percent
  • Windows 10 1909 — 3.6 percent
  • Windows 10 2004 — 11 percent
  • Windows 10 1809 (and older) — 2.8 percent

However, it is important to note that the data presented might not be completely accurate. Besides, AdDuplex is currently being used on about 80,000 devices running Windows 11 and Windows 10. They do not consider devices running older versions of Windows. 

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