Microsoft has announced that one billion active devices per month are now running Windows 10. The company revealed that more than one billion people have chosen Windows 10 in 200 countries, which represents more than one billion active devices. running Windows 10. To put it in perspective, the Windows 10 operating system powers over 80,000 models and configurations from different laptops and 2-in-1s from over 1,000 different manufacturers. In addition to this, Microsoft also announced that its Windows Insider program now has more than 17.8 million testers, with members in all countries of the world.
According to a Microsoft blog, one in seven people on the planet plans, creates, designs, executes, moves, shakes, and does great things with Windows 10. Yusuf Mehdi, vice president, modern life, research and devices, Microsoft He says : “We are honored that customers choose and love Windows 10, and there has never been a more important time for a secure, reliable platform that can allow people to create, educate, and communicate wherever they are. ‘they find themselves.” He also added: “Today we are pleased to announce that more than one billion people have chosen Windows 10 in 200 countries, which translates to more than one billion active Windows 10 devices. We couldn’t be more grateful to our customers, partners and employees for helping us get here. “
Windows 10 isn’t just an operating system for computers and laptops, because the software also works with Mixed Reality and HoloLens, the whole family of Xbox consoles, including Xbox Series X, as well as devices like Surface Pro, Surface Book and Surface Hub 2S. The blog also mentions that the company is working on Surface Neo, an upcoming new dual-screen device that will run Windows 10X.
As a reminder, Windows 10 was launched in 2015, and the company had targeted a billion devices running the operating system in a few years. Microsoft passed the billion billion active device mark with Windows 10 just two months after the company ended support for Windows 7.