The new era of Windows 10

The new era of Windows 10


Microsoft has introduced new Surface, Lumia and Microsoft Band devices that, thanks to powerful and versatile hardware, provide new experiences in Windows 10, among which are a faster and safer login with Windows Hello; new possibilities with Cortana; better tactile response with pencil on Surface; and Continuum for mobiles, which allows the new Lumia 950 and 950 XL to work as a PC.

Windows 10 is already installed on 110 million computers worldwide and has become the operating system with the best start in the history of Microsoft and the one that has grown faster, tripling the ratio of Windows 7 updates in it period of time.

With more than 1.250 million visits to the Windows Store, Microsoft also has announced new universal apps for Windows 10, which join those that already exist and that will be available in the company's new devices. Among these universal apps are Box, Facebook, Instagram, Candy Crush Soda Saga, Flipagra and Uber, among others.

With Windows 10 and these new devices, you're the center of new and magical experiences, said Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft. We are making people go from needing and choosing Windows to be loved. These devices promise to further boost this enthusiasm and the opportunities generated by the entire Windows ecosystem. ”

Lumia shows the power of Windows 10

The company has also reinforced its mobile commitment to the presentation of the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL, the first Lumia phones with Windows 10 and the new Microsoft Premium terminals.

With more and more people using multiple devices in their day, Windows 10 offers a familiar and consistent experience which allows an easy and productive transition from one device to another, regardless of whether it is a PC, tablet or new smartphones.

With the Continuum function for phones, which allows the new Microsoft Display Dock accessory, you can connect the phone to a monitor and transform it into a large entertainment screen, or add a keyboard and mouse to work as if it were a PC, with Windows 10 applications such as Microsoft Office, in addition to receiving calls simultaneously or performing other tasks.

With the latest generation of PureView cameras with 20 MP sensor, triple natural LED flash and 4K video recording, the Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL allow for faster focus and perfect images and videos, even in difficult conditions. Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL will be available in some markets in November. Local distributors and operators will offer price and availability later.

The Lumia 550, the most affordable Microsoft 4G LTE smartphone with Windows 10, also joins the family. For people who value a device that is affordable, of high quality and that has Microsoft services, Lumia 550 combines speed navigation, the latest Qualcomm Snapdragon quad-core processor with high-speed LTE, and the best Microsoft services for only $ 139. Lumia 550 begin to reach certain European markets in December and other markets in the future.

Microsoft Band 2

Microsoft also announced Microsoft Band 2, the latest wearable fitness designed to help you achieve a healthier life. The new Microsoft Band has a new curved screen, making it much more comfortable to wear. Cortana allows you to answer text messages or mark reminders with the touch of a button.

Together with a continuous continuous heart rate monitor and built-in GPS, the smart bracelet records the burned heats, the exercise performed and the quality of sleep and now also plants uploaded all while maintaining the battery life of two days. Microsoft Health is available as a universal Windows application and also has an application on iOS and Android devices and includes Webl Control Panel.

Microsoft Band 2 available from $ 249 for reservation in certain markets, and to acquire in the United States from October 30, which will be followed by different countries.

Microsoft HoloLens

Microsoft HoloLens is the first holographic computer without ties with Windows 10. For education, design, medical care or entertainment, HoloLens creates innovative experiences which are impossible with any other device or platform.

Microsoft has announced the availability of the Microsoft HoloLens Development Edition that will begin to be distributed in the first quarter of 2016 for $ 3,000. Developers can visit to request the Microsoft Hololens Development Edition.Xbox brings new gaming experiences

Powered by Windows 10, the new Xbox One experience reach everyone in November. This free update is a complete redesign focused on Windows 10, and offers a faster and more social experience than ever on Xbox.

In addition, in November Xbox One Backward Compatibilty will be launched, which will allow you to play Xbox 360 games on Xbox One for free, with 100 games at the time of launch and hundreds more in the coming months. The retro compatibility of Xbox 360 games is also playable on Windows 10 through the streaming game from Xbox One to Windows 1010. Titles such as Halo 5: Guardians, Rise of the Tomb Raider, Forza Motorsport 6, and Gears of War: Ultimate Edition Christmas will arrive as part of the largest catalog in the history of Xbox.