As we all know that Microsoft recently released Windows 11 22H2 Major Update, in which the company has added many new features and also solved many bugs. It’s been almost 1 year since Windows 11 was launched and I have been using it for 1 year and I think Windows 11 is much better than Windows 10. But, there is doubt – So, does Windows 11 dominate in terms of battery life?
Neowin tested the battery life of Windows 11 and Windows 10
- Windows 11 21H2 (original version)
- Windows 11 2022 Update (version 22H2)
- Windows 11 Dev (Build 25201)
- Windows 10 (version 21H2)
To make this test accurate, Neowin ran a fresh install of each system on four different partitions, then boosted PCMark10 from 100% to battery drain 3 times, logged into a Microsoft account, and installed the latest version of the driver. This type of testing tool is used, with no additional third-party software, for each installation.
PCMark10 Extended can be used for standard home purposes and office use. Also, it has video conferencing, applications for offices, editing tools, gaming, and more. But the sad side is the latest Windows 11 21H2 lack the Windows 10 battery life. The report claims that Windows 10 has the best battery life ever.
- Windows 10: 3 hours 12 minutes
- Windows 11 Dev Edition: 3 hours 3 minutes
- Windows 11 2022 Update: 3 hours 2 minutes
- Windows 11 21H2: 2 hours 54 minutes
Now talking about the browser test, Neowin used the Edge browser to play 1080p YouTube videos and after using it, he came to know that the battery of Windows 10 is about 30 minutes longer than that of Windows 11.
- Windows 10: 5 hours 24 minutes
- Windows 11 Dev Edition: 4 hours 55 minutes
- Windows 11 21H2: 4 hours 53 minutes
- Windows 11 2022 Update: 4 hours 50 minutes