Fall 2021 Releases - Windows IoT Enterprise

The Windows for IoT team is excited to announce that there are two new editions of the Windows IoT Enterprise OS that have been released in the fall of 2021, Windows 11 IoT Enterprise, and Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, version 21H2.

This article will walk you through the key differences between the two releases.

What's the difference between Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, version 21H2 and Windows 11 IoT Enterprise?

Please review the following table to understand the key differences between these two operation system versions.

Scenario Windows 10 IoT Enterprise, Version 21H2 Windows 11 IoT Enterprise
Servicing Options: SAC, 10-Year LTSC Annual Release
Multi-App Assigned Access Available Coming soon in a future release
Browser Support Microsoft Edge included in-box and follows Modern Lifecycle Policy Microsoft Edge included in-box and follows Modern Lifecycle Policy
Customizable Windows Update UX ✔️ ✔️
Soft Real-Time ✔️ ✔️
Unified Write Filter (UWF) Updates ✔️ ✔️
Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) Available in-box Available with GUI (WSGLg)
GPU Compute Support ✔️ ✔️
WPA3 H2E Support ✔️ ✔️
Wi-Fi 6E Not Available ✔️
USB 4.0 Not Available ✔️
New Modern UI - ✔️
ARM64 Available on General Availability Channel Available as Annual Release

Please review Features by Release to see information about previous Windows 10 IoT Enterprise releases.

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