Windows ARM and Lenovo

  • Showcasing the Third Generation of Windows on Arm

    Windows on ARMIn late 2018, we talked about the benefits of the second generation of Windows on Arm laptops, which use the Snapdragon 850 SoC built on Arm Cortex technology. An Arm-commissioned benchmarking paper showed how these 2-in-1 laptops were ahead of the competition on battery life, instant on, connectivity and thermal management.

  • Hands on with Lenovo's Snapdragon 8cx-powered Yoga 5G

    Windows on ARMLenovo first announced Project Limitless back in May of last year, packing Qualcomm's Snapdragon 8cx 5G Mobile Platform. The Snapdragon 8cx is meant to provide performance that's similar to an Intel Core i5, and of course, 5G connectivity can offer computing in the cloud, while on the go.

  • Lenovo’s Yoga 5G is the first ARM-powered Windows laptop with 5G

    Windows on ARMAt Computex 2019, Lenovo teased that it was working on a 5G laptop that would feature Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 8cx processor codenamed “Project Limitless.” At CES 2020, the company showed off a first look at the finished project: the Yoga 5G.

  • Windows on Snapdragon doesn't solve the underlying issue of Windows ARM

    Windows on ARMBased on our experience with the $1000 Lenovo Yoga C630 powered by a Snapdragon 850, software reliability is still a huge hit or miss on Windows 10 Pro. Qualcomm's grand plans for Windows on Snapdragon is off to a slow and rough start.

  • Lenovo Yoga C630 review: Windows on ARM in a real laptop with 8GB RAM

    Windows on ARMLenovo's Yoga C630 is probably the best Windows on ARM device, depending on what you're looking for. There are only two PCs on the market to use Qualcomm's latest chipset, the Snapdragon 850, with the other one being the Samsung Galaxy Book2.

  • Lenovo Yoga C630 WOS unboxing and first impressions

    Windows on ARMThis week, I've been attending Qualcomm's Snapdragon Technology Summit (I actually recorded this video before that). One thing that I noticed was that all Qualcomm employees were using Lenovo's Yoga C630 WOS, one of only two PCs on the market with a Snapdragon 850.

  • Lenovo Yoga C630 WOS Laptop Comes with Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 SoC, up to 8GB RAM & 256GB UFS Storage

    Windows on ARMThe first Windows 10 based Arm laptops, also referred to as always-on always connected mobile PC’s, were launched last year with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, LTE connectivity and promises of 20+ hours of battery life.

  • Sprint is offering free unlimited data for users of Windows 10 on ARM PCs

    Windows on ARMIf you've been considering getting one of the new Always Connected PCs, but you're uncertain about having to pay for a data plan every month, Sprint has some good news for you. The carrier is now offering free unlimited data for any Windows 10 on ARM device, including the ASUS NovaGo, the HP Envy x2, and the Lenovo Miix 630.

  • Lenovo unveils its ARM-powered Windows 10 laptop 2-in-1

    Windows on ARMHP and Asus both unveiled their ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops last month, and now it’s Lenovo’s turn. At CES this week, Lenovo is unveiling the Miix 630, a 2-in-1 detachable tablet / laptop hybrid that’s similar to the company’s previous Miix tablets.

  • Microsoft claims Windows 10 ARM battery life will be a ‘game-changer’ for laptops

    Windows on ARMMicrosoft first unveiled its plans for ARM-powered Windows laptops last year. The new devices will be powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor, and will support traditional desktop apps thanks to an emulator in Windows 10. While Qualcomm previously promised laptops before the end of the year, we haven’t heard much about them yet. Asus, HP, and Lenovo are all preparing devices, and it seems like battery life will be a key selling point.

  • Asus, HP, and Lenovo are building Win10 PCs with Snapdragon 835 chips

    Windows on ARMQualcomm has announced that the first ARM-based mobile PCs running Windows 10 are on the way. Asus, HP, and Lenovo are the first device makers to confirm they’re working on ARM-based Windows 10 computers. And according to Qualcomm, all of those upcoming device will be fanless computers.

  • Owners of Dell's XPS 10 and Lenovo's Yoga 11 to get free Windows RT 8.1 updates

    Windows on ARMDell's XPS 10 tablet and Lenovo's Yoga 11 hybrid with Windows RT have been discontinued, but the companies will provide customers free upgrades to the latest Windows RT 8.1 when the OS is released later this month, according to representatives from the two vendors.

  • Lenovo drops Yoga 11 hybrid with Windows RT from its online sales

    Windows on ARMLenovo has discontinued sales on its website of the Yoga 11 convertible PC with the Windows RT operating system. Analysts say this is a sign of PC makers moving away from their commitment to the struggling OS.

  • Lenovo Yoga 11 Windows RT Notebook & Tablet Unboxing & First Look Linus Tech Tips

    Windows on ARMThe Lenovo Yoga 11 takes the concept of "notebook & tablet in one" and turns it upside down!
     

  • Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 review

    Windows on ARMLenovo's IdeaPad Yoga 13 has done its bit to revitalise the appeal of Windows 8, and now its pint-sized sibling, the Yoga 11, is ready to work that magic on Windows RT. With the same ingenious double-jointed design shrunk down to an 11.6in chassis, the Lenovo Yoga 11 is the most intriguing Windows RT device we've seen so far.

  • Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11 convertible Windows RT hybrid on sale for $679 and up

    Windows on ARMLenovo has quietly begun taking orders for the IdeaPad Yoga 11, a Windows RT laptop that transforms into a tablet when you push the screen back 360 degrees. When the lid is folded back, you can use the Yoga 11 like a tablet. When it's open, the portable computer works like a notebook.

  • Microsoft Surface and its rivals: The first wave of Windows RT tablets

    Windows on ARMThe Surface RT isn't the only Windows RT tablet coming this year. Four others will debut over the next few months to challenge Microsoft's likely Windows tablet dominance.
     

  • Lenovo Intros Yoga 11: Windows 8 RT Convertible Notebook

    Windows on ARMLenovo introduced the Yoga 11 convertible notebook tablet at a press event in New York this evening. The 11.6″ notebook features a dual-hinge design that allows the display to fold back 360-degrees and convert into a tablet.

  • Lenovo’s Says RT Tablets Up to $300 Cheaper Than Win 8

    Windows on ARMLenovo Group Ltd. (992), the world's second-biggest maker of personal computers, said new devices based on Microsoft Corp. (MSFT)'s Windows RT software will cost $200 to $300 less than competing products using Windows 8 software.

  • Collaborating to deliver Windows RT PCs

    Windows on ARMWindows 8 and Windows RT each reached the RTM milestone, and we are hard at work in collaboration with ecosystem partners, including PC manufacturers, Silicon partners, and other component suppliers, to complete high quality Windows RT and Windows 8 PCs that we think you'll love. We're very excited about the designs PC manufacturing partners have built on the foundation of Windows 8 and Windows RT.


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