Windows 10 is now running on over 200 million devices worldwide

Windows 10 is now running on over 200 million devices worldwide

Windows 10 already gained huge popularity. But Microsoft on late Monday revealed that this new Windows version has now been featured on not some thousands but more than 200 million devices all across the globe.

Microsoft’s Yusuf Mehdi in a blog post said that the company is on track toward the goal “of seeing Windows 10 active on more than one billion devices”. Elaborating the figure, Mehdi revealed that more than 40 percent of new Windows 10 devices are becoming active since Black Friday last month. The operating system has become the fastest-growing release of any version of Windows operating system ever. It has also resulted “significantly higher customer satisfaction” than any prior Windows version.

“We are even more excited that these customers are loving Windows 10. Overall, we are seeing significantly higher customer satisfaction with Windows 10 than any prior version of Windows,” Mehdi said in the blog post.

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Windows 10 has become the fastest-growing release in the history of Microsoft’s Windows operating system

December was emerged as the most fruitful month for the Redmond company as people spent over 11 billion hours on Windows 10 in the last month of 2015 alone. This shows the highest engagement on Windows than ever before.

One of the reasons behind the rapid growth of Windows 10 is the list of new features. Starting from Cortana integration to Microsoft Edge and Windows Hello, the new Windows operating system has many new things to persuade users.

Mehdi mentioned that over 44.5 billion minutes spent in Microsoft Edge browser across Windows 10 devices in just last month and over 2.5 billion questions asked to Cortana digital assistant since launch.

The growth of Windows 10 has also pushed transactions on Windows Store. In December alone, 60 percent of paying customers were new to the Store and Windows 10 generated more than a 4.5 times increase in revenue per device over Windows 8.

Microsoft already brought Windows 10 running Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL to most of the major markets around the world, including India and the US. And now, the company is set to launch its Surface devices in many new markets. The Surface Book is set to be available in a total of 10 new markets including Austria, Australia, UK, France, Germany, Switzerland and New Zealand. Likewise, the Surface Pro 4 is coming to India as soon as this Thursday.

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