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HP’s new 14 inch laptop is a budget model with Snapdragon 7c and 4G LTE

The new HP Laptop 14 is thin and light laptop with a full HD touchscreen display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 processor, and support for 4G LTE networks. It’ll ship with Windows 11 pre-installed when the notebook goes on sale at Walmart in October. While HP hasn’t announced pricing yet, the Snapdragon 7c chip is […]

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HP Chromebook x2 11 is a 2-in-1 tablet with Snapdragon 7c and optional 4G LTE

The HP Chromebook x2 11 is a 2-in-1 tablet with an 11 inch, 2160 x 1440 pixel display, a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c processor, and optional support for 4G LTE. It’s also designed to work with optional accessories including a detachable keyboard and a USI stylus for pressure-sensitive input. First announced earlier this month, the HP […]

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Samsung Galaxy Book Go is a Windows on ARM laptop for $349 and up

Windows laptops and tablets with ARM-based processors have been around for a few years, but for the most part they’ve suffered from two issues: they’re not very powerful and they’re not very cheap. Now Samsung is taking aim at the second problem with the launch of a new Samsung Galaxy Book Go line of Windows laptops […]

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Acer Chromebook Spin 513 with Snapdragon 7c launches for $349 and up

The first Chromebook with a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor is hitting the streets and early reviews of the new Acer Chromebook Spin 513 suggest it offers long battery life, a decent design, and a few premium features (by Chromebook standards) including a full HD display and backlit keyboard. What you shouldn’t expect? Stellar performance. Acer’s latest […]

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Dynabook Chromebook C1 features a Snapdragon 7c processor and 4G LTE

Dynabook’s first Chromebook is an 11.6 inch convertible model designed for the education market. Announced late last year in Japan, the Dynabook Chromebook C1 is also one of the first Chromebooks powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c processor and featuring 4G LTE support. It’s unclear if or when this model will make its way to other […]

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Lilbits: Qualcomm’s current and next-gen laptop chips, Google Voice loses a key feature

Windows laptops with Qualcomm Snapdragon processors have been around for a few years… but they’ve offered generally underwhelming performance, especially now that Apple has shown that laptops with ARM-based processors can be much faster than equivalent models with x86 chips. But Qualcomm isn’t done making laptop processors. Details about an upcoming chip are starting to […]

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Acer Chromebook 511 with Snapdragon 7c chip coming this year

This week Google announced that 40 new Chrome OS devices are on the way this year, but the company didn’t provide details about specific brand names, models, or specs. But it looks like the company may have inadvertently confirmed that at least one model will be an Acer Chromebook 511 powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c […]

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Acer Chromebooks with Snapdragon 7c chips coming early next year for $400 and up

It’s been almost a year since Qualcomm introduced its Snapdragon 7c chips for low-cost laptops with long battery life and support for cellular networks. But aside from a few Windows notebooks for the education market we haven’t seen any devices using the new chip… until now. Acer’s new Chromebook Spin 513 and Chromebook Enterprise Spin 513 are […]

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Microsoft introduces two new ARM-powered, 4G-enabled laptops for education (starting at $299)

Microsoft is making a number of education-related announcements ahead of next week’s BETT education show in the UK. But one of the most surprising is the introduction of two new “Connected PCs” with Qualcom processors, built-in support for cellular networks, and prices that start as low as $299. That will make these the cheapest Windows […]

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Qualcomm launches Snapdragon 7c and 8c chips for cheaper always-connected laptops

The first Windows-on-ARM laptops basically shipped with a smartphone processor and offered underwhelming performance. But Qualcomm has been working on chips designed specifically for PCs that balance power consumption, performance, and connectivity. Last year the company unveiled the Snapdragon 8cx processor which is a 7 watt, octa-core processor that the company says is competitive with […]