Microsoft is all set to release its next major update to Windows 10 called Anniversary Update aka Redstone 1 on July 29th. Now Microsoft has detailed the Hardware requirements for its Anniversary update. The Anniversary update take the Windows Version to 1607 from 1511. Let us discuss in detail.
First Let us see the device types supported by Windows 10 Version 1607
The minimum hardware requirements for these devices:
MINIMUM HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS FOR WINDOWS 10 MOBILE
SoCs that support Windows 10 Mobile Version 1607
Official Variants from this SoC with higher Clock Speed are also supported.
SoC with Windows Phone that can be updated to Windows 10 Mobile.
RAM requirements – Already Microsoft has confirmed that the minimum amount of RAM for a mobile to get updated to Windows 10 Mobile is 1 GB. See the table for different display and RAM requirements.
Minimum Storage is 8 GB Internal Memory.
So these are the minimum requirements for Windows 10 Mobile Version 1607. Fortunately all Windows Phones running on Version 1511 is eligible to get updated to Version 1607. Probably along side with PC Microsoft will release this update on July 29th as of now.
MINIMUM HARDWARE REQUIREMENTS FOR PC
Devices that run Windows 10 for desktop editions require a 1 GHz or faster processor or SoC that meets the following requirements:
- Compatible with the x86 or x64 instruction set.
- Supports PAE, NX and SSE2.
- Supports CMPXCHG16b, LAHF/SAHF, and PrefetchW for 64-bit OS installation.
Memory & Storage
Devices that run Windows 10 for desktop editions must meet the RAM requirements.
For both 32 bit and 62 bit OS architecture minimum Memory should be equal to or higher than 2GB.
For 32 bit architecture the minimum storage is 16GB and for 64 bit architecture minimum storage is 20GB.
So these are the common minimum requirements for Windows 10 Anniversary Update which comes out on July 29th. Are guys keen on this update. Let us know in the comments.