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.

Windows on ARMLast week was Qualcomm's Snapdragon Technology Summit, and if you're a fan of Windows on ARM, there was a lot of exciting news. The firm announced the Snapdragon 8cx Compute Platform, its first 7nm PC chip, meant to compete with a 15W Intel Core i5. It's also the first ARM chip to be supported by Windows 10 Enterprise, with Qualcomm also announcing a number of partners working on enterprise apps.

Windows on ARMWe just spent a week hearing about the future of Qualcomm’s PC chips. Now it’s time to return to the present. Until the Snapdragon 8cx comes out around Q3 2019, the battle of Intel vs. Snapdragon is being played out in stores and online, with the scrappy Snapdragon 835 and 850 facing a small army of Intel mobile CPUs.

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.

Windows on ARMToday is the third day of Qualcomm's Snapdragon Technology Summit, and it's all about Always-Connected PCs. The firm announced the Snapdragon 8cx, promising performance on par with an Intel Core i5. But for the first time, the new chipset won't actually be replacing its predecessor.

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.


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