Download the free Windows 8.1 from your Windows 8 PC. Simply download the new update the same way you get an app from the Windows Store—just tap or click on the Windows 8.1 icon and download while you continue to use your system.
With Windows 8.1 you get everything Windows 8 offers, plus you can:
Control power consumption to allow for up to 14 days of extended battery life
Wake your device from sleep mode in under 300 milliseconds
Surf the web even faster and easier with the touch-optimized Internet Explorer 11
Unleash your creativity with Office* now more than ever (*requires purchase or trial offer on new systems)
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Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 Standard Features
Whether you're looking for unrestrained mobility or the ultimate business experience,
Lenovo has a Windows device for you.
The standard features for all Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 versions include:
Easy-to-use interface design that's fluid, intuitive, and easily customizable
Dual-mode operating system that's enabled for both touch and mouse/keyboard functionality
A vibrant new Start Screen that's easy to use and serves as your very own digital bulletin board
Touch and thumb keyboard with multiple usage modes
Built in apps like Mail, Calendar, Messaging, Photos, SkyDrive, and Windows Store
Live tiles for instant, up-to-date information
The latest version of Internet Explorer for fast, intuitive browsing
Snap, a cool new way to use two apps at once
The all new Task Manager, which puts the fun in functionality with its modern, user-friendly design
Standard Windows 8 Pro / 8.1 Pro Features
Windows 8.1 Pro is the ultimate operating system. Built with both business users and
enthusiasts in mind, additional business features expand upon Windows 8 / Windows 8.1 core to give you everything you need to succeed.
Standard Windows 8 Pro features include:
Domain Join – Join a Windows Server domain
Group Policy – Centrally manage and configure operating systems, applications, and more in an Active Directory environment
Remote Desktop – Access your computer remotely
Advanced data protection – Encrypts your important data with BitLocker and BitLocker To Go (not available on Windows 8)
Sideload Windows Store Apps – Gives administrators an easy way to deploy new apps
Windows Media Center – Record TV shows, copy CDs, and create photo slide shows with this paid add-on
Windows 8.1 Pro Features
Enhanced Windows 8.1 Pro key features include the convenience of:
Having everything in one place, with Start screen / Settings sync, plus the functionality to boot directly to desktop
Enhanced security, including trusted boot, improved biometric support, backup to SkyDrive, anti-malware, device encryption, remote business data removal, and more
Simplified technology, including tap to print, auto-triggered VPN, SkyDrive integration, automatic updates for apps, and more
Lenovo offers the ThinkPad Yoga and the ThinkPad Tablet 2 preinstalled with Windows 8.1 Pro.
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