Windows on ARMIt’s looking ever more likely that Qualcomm’s upcoming mobile processor, expected to be the Snapdragon 8180, will be powering the next generation of Windows 10 on ARM devices.

Windows on ARMThe tablet market continues its decline, and new statistics published by IDC shows that in the second quarter of the year, the drop reached 13.5 percent to 33 million units.

Windows on ARMThe HP Envy x2 is a Windows 10 tablet running with a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. Qualcomm is well known for making smartphone processors, but other than its ill-fated stint with a Windows RT Nokia tablet a few years back, Intel and AMD have dominated the Windows 10 tablet, laptop and convertible spaces, keeping Qualcomm at bay.

Windows on ARMIt's only been a few weeks since Qualcomm announced its next Mobile PC Platform, the Snapdragon 850. Devices that use the new chipset won't be available until this holiday season, but there are already rumors about the SoC that will come after that.

Windows on ARMWhile the Snapdragon 845 has only just become the mainstay high-end mobile chip, Qualcomm is already looking ahead. The newly introduced Snapdragon 850 is the result of Qualcomm’s collaboration with Samsung and Microsoft, built to power Windows on ARM PCs.

Windows on ARMNow that Qualcomm announced a new processor to power Always Connected PCs, Microsoft can focus more on the work it does together with partners to bring new devices to the market.

Windows on ARMMicrosoft and Qualcomm first announced their plans to put Windows 10 on ARM chips in December 2016, promising the emulation of x86 apps. Devices with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC Platform were announced a year later, but they haven't exactly been met with praise, due to struggling performance of emulated applications.

Windows on ARMMicrosoft has launched Windows 10 on ARM with much fanfare, saying that Always Connected PCs, which are devices running on Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets, are the future of mobile productivity.

Windows on ARMHP has finally launched an Intel-powered version of the Envy x2, the laptop that was first announced in late 2017 as part of the Windows 10 ARM push.

Windows on ARMMicrosoft is believed to be working on a new mobile device, often referred to as Surface Phone but allegedly codenamed Andromeda, and several other partners are now likely to be working on similar products based on Redmond’s approach.

Windows on ARMArm announced its second-generation DynamIQ “big core,” the Cortex-A76, as well as a new Mali-G76 GPU and the Mali-V76 VPU with support for 8K UHD resolution.

Windows on ARMA new-generation Always Connected PCs powered by Windows 10 on ARM is projected to hit the market later this year, and according to a new report, they could come with an exclusive processor this time.

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.

Windows on ARMStar Trek II, Mark Ruffalo's Hulk, Ms. Pac-Man. Sometimes the sequel is much better than the original. Let's hope that's the case with "always-connected" laptops, a new generation of Windows 2-in-1s that use Qualcomm Snapdragon processors and built-in 4G to provide the constant connectivity and long battery life you get from a smartphone.

Windows on ARMHP has started taking pre-orders for the very first Always Connected PC running Windows 10 on a Snapdragon chipset developed by Qualcomm. Announced in late 2017, the Windows 10 on ARM push is projected to bring several new devices to the market this spring, and HP appears to be the first to do this. The company is now receiving pre-orders for the Envy x2, with shipments to begin in early March.


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