Windows 11 on the 2015 ARM smartphone? Successful betting, installation feasibility and system performance.
When Windows 11 With D.P.M., Secure boot and some processors have high computer requirements for desktop and laptops, running on Windows 11 ARM 2015 smartphone: Microsoft Lumia 950 XL. Installation is possible without any problems, thanks to the WOA project.
Windows 11 ARM on the Lumia 950 XL, which is possible
It already was With Windows 10X, Project Microsoft dropped Since then, French developer Gustav Mons (alternative gus33000) has been able to install Windows 11 on older smartphones since 2015 as part of the “Lumia WOA Project”. Windows 11 ARM is installed and can be used on the six-year-old Microsoft Lumia 950 XL as well.
As a reminder, the Nokia Lumia 950 XL was initially equipped with the Windows 10 mobile OS. In 2015, it was the best smartphone: it has a 5.7-inch AMOLED screen (Gorilla Glass 4) in QHD definition (2560 x 1440 pixels). On the performance side, it uses a Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 SoC, which has an Adreno 430 graphics chip. As for the RAM, 3GB of RAM is used in the LPDTR4.
Project Very well documentedThis is an interesting job, however, as reinstalling Windows on a computer is not as easy as installing. If you have a Lumia 950XL lie… so you should know that it requires some technical knowledge to handle.
Approval for Microsoft
Although Redmond has caused confusion, this installation gives Microsoft more choice. As a reminder, regarding the installation of Windows 11 on a computer, Microsoft drew a line in 2017 : 8th generation Intel Core processors and AMD Raison 2000s are the minimum required to install Windows 11. Effect: Microsoft Surface Studio 2 is not on the list of Windows 11 compatible PCs for 4,149 : It integrates the 7th generation Intel Core i7 7820HQ processor.