Qualcomm Works Snapdragon 950 and 1000 for Laptops

A few days ago, Qualcomm announced that their latest processor series Snapdragon 850 will come this summer. This chip will be the latest variant of premium-class processor and successor to the current chipset model, the Snapdragon 845. But as you know, Snapdragon 850 is designed for laptops, not smartphones. Last year, there were three ACPC series based on Windows 10 with ARM support. And all of them run Snapdragon 835 processor.

However, Over time, Qualcomm, ARM, and OEMs from PCs seem very interested in this new platform. Microsoft has pledged to add 64-bit UWP / exe compatibility support for the new platform. ARM also released a new high-performance public architecture Cortex A76 + Mali G76, and the latest news obtained from Roland Quandt post on Twitter mentioned that Qualcomm is currently working on a series of newest generation processors that Snapdragon 950 and Snapdragon 1000 SoCs. And both are intended for use on Windows 10-based notebook devices.

Interestingly, Qualcomm said that Snapdragon 950 and Snapdragon 1000 chips will be used in entry-level 2-in-1 (hybrid) and mainstream laptop. As you know, the processor market for laptop devices has been occupied by Intel / AMD x86 processors powered by strong performance, compact circuit boards, and LTE integration and even 5G baseband.In fact, Snapdragon 950 and Snapdragon 1000 will be ready to compete against the processor Core Y Series 7th generation.

Asus was mentioned will be the first company that will launch a laptop that ditenagi by Qualcomm Snapdragon processor 950 or Snapdragon 1000 in it. The device has the name code "Primus". Asus "Primus" will be ready to debut in Q1 of 2019.

Source: Gizchina

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