Qualcomm wants to become a major player in the PC / laptop market. Now there is Windows 10 for ARM, this is more than a dream, but in the first iterations, the Qualcomm-based Windows 10 laptops used the Snapdragon 850 system on a chip designed specifically for PCs, but still a direct one Descend is
Today, the company announced its Snapdragon 8cx platform, "the most extreme Snapdragon of all time," known in Qualcomm's idiom, which still uses some of the company's mobile capabilities and building blocks, but has been built up from the ground up to power PCs.
The 8cx is designed for the PC because it handles peak performance and multitasking. It is also the first 7 nm PC platform, the company claims, although the first devices will not be released until the third quarter of 201
The Promise to Use the Qualcomm Snapdragon Platform for a PC (Qualcomm and Bei Microsoft are trademarks known as "always connected PCs." You will receive a battery life of several days and a performance comparable to that of an Intel chip The first generation of devices delivered an excellent battery life, but the performance was not quite complete With this new version, Qualcomm promises to change that. Qualcomm argues that its 7nm chips are "several generations ahead of the traditional PC space."
Despite the introduction of the 8cx platform, Qualcomm retains the 850. The 8cx positions itself as a premium platform for the Existing 850 platform added to give vendors the ability to offer PCs at different prices.
The new 8cx comes with the Kryo 495 CPU from Qualcomm and the Adre no 860 equipped GPU, which can operate two 4K HDR monitors. It will also feature the latest Qualcomm fast charging technology and all the usual connectivity options, ranging from Bluetooth to USB-C and LTE (forever connected connections).
"With performance and battery life as our design principle, we have & # 39; Bringing 7nm innovation into the PC room, enabling smartphone-like features to transform the computing experience, "said Alex Katouzian, Senior Vice President and General Manager of mobile for Qualcomm in today's announcement. "As the fastest Snapdragon platform ever, the Snapdragon 8cx will provide our customers with a powerful computing experience with multi-day battery life and multi-gigabit connectivity in a new thin, lightweight and fanless design for consumers and businesses."