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Windows 11 running on an old Lumia 950 XL, video proof

Windows 11 beta is available and developers are already enjoying installing it on unlikely terminals. Someone put it on a Lumia 950 XL in August and was surprised that the OS worked.

We know the challenge is widespread To install Doom on anything and everything, But some are now attacking Windows 11. The operating system, which is available in its beta version, is attracting developers looking for a challenge. Someone wore it In August Lumia 950 XL … successfully.

A developer named Gustave Monce posted a video showing us Windows 11 in action on a Lumia 950 XL. As a reminder, this phone was released in 2015 and was one of the last smartphones to have Windows Phone. But against all odds, It can run the new operating system from Microsoft.

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As we can see in this video of more than three minutes, Windows 11 works just fine. sure we find many slowdowns, Especially due to the lack of processor power, but in general it works. We also note the touch navigation suitable for such use, even when there are many display errors, especially when rotating the screen.

Windows 11 runs on ARM processors

Owns a Lumia 950 XL Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC. Thanks to its compatibility with ARM SoCs, Windows 11 can work. Of course, we do not have here an optimized terminal that can be used in everyday life, but the loophole is there and it shows the flexibility of the new operating system. especially that Microsoft is very vague about device compatibility or not with the program. Note that developers have already installed Windows 10X on the same phone in the past.

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As a reminder, Windows 11 was revealed on June 24th. If it takes too much Windows 10, especially in terms of navigation, it still offers its share of new features, like revised multitasking, the inclusion of Teams, or a visual overhaul. It is already possible to install Windows 11 on your PC. So, You must sign up for the Insider Program In Windows 10 settings, then download the operating system. Windows 11 will arrive at the end of the year, according to Microsoft.