Windows 10 X, a special version of Windows 10, was originally designed for foldable PCs such as the Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Fold. However, due to the dramatically increased demand for COVID-19 for traditional laptops and PCs, Windows shifted its focus to moving Windows 10X to single screen PCs. Thanks to a new leak, we can get our first look at what it will look like.
Of windows central Jake Bowden On Wednesday shared a screenshot claiming to be Windows 10X for single-screen PCs. The image appears to show the software’s start menu and a center-aligned taskbar with large icons that look very touch-friendly. The taskbar also has shortcuts for Microsoft Edge, Files, Outlook and Space.
Here is your first look at Windows 10X for single-screen PCs. I hope there should be more to share more soon pic.twitter.com/irkbMC5w5n
– Zac Boden (@zacbowden) 13 January 2021
Meanwhile, the Start menu includes all kinds of shortcuts to services like Microsoft Teams, Skype and Spotify, from useful productivity tools. The latter of which is not a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) app, so it could be a progressive web app (PWA) that was pinned. Apparently, the Start menu will not support folders, but according to the screenshot, it will show the app and website.
Windows 10x | Create 20279.1002 pic.twitter.com/hrQmWm4Sz4
– Agiorumali Lumia (@ALumia_Italia) 13 January 2021
In addition to the image shared by Boden, Alumia Italia What is reportedly the startup animation of Windows 10X. Apparently the animation comes from Windows 10X. Create 20279.1002. More leaks are being promised, so we can soon get a better idea of what Windows 10 X will look like on a single-screen PC.
The arrival of Windows 10X could shake up the business and education sector, offering instant-on and access to Microsoft’s most well-known services featuring things like the UWP app and PWA. The first device equipped with Windows 10X will reportedly arrive in spring 2021, so it may not be long before we see the software in full.
For now, we will keep our eyes peeled for whatever leaks are sure to happen in the coming days and weeks.