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Lenovo device with Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 processor shows up at Geekbench

Windows on ARM laptops and tablets have been a mixed bag so far. While they make it possible for PC makers to deliver thin, light, and usually fanless devices with long battery life and sometimes with integrated support for 4G LTE or 5G wireless, they’ve generally been slower than similarly-priced hardware with Intel or AMD […]

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Next-gen Lenovo Yoga 5G laptop with Snadragon 8cx Gen 2 is coming soon

After launching one of the first 5G-ready Windows laptops last year, Lenovo is preparing for round two. The new Lenovo Yoga 5G will be a thin, light, and fanless laptop with a touchscreen display, 360-degee hinge, and a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 processor. Lenovo shared the first details about the upcoming laptop in a post […]

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G is designed for PCs with 25+ hours of battery life

Qualcomm says its next chip designed for laptops and 2-in-1 computers is designed for long battery life, speedy performance, and always-connected capabilities. According to Qualcomm, its new chip can power fanless PCs with more than 25 hours of battery life, while offering “up to 50% greater total system performance than the competition” according to the […]

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Acer’s new Spin 7 is a Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 convertible laptop with 5G

The new Acer Spin 7 (SP71) laptop is a thin and light convertible notebook with a 14 inch touchscreen display, a 360-hinge, and pen support. The Windows laptop also one of the first PCs to be powered by a Qulcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 5G processor. Among other things, that means you can expect long […]

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Lenovo Flex 5G laptop with Snapdragon 8cx 5G coming June 18 for $1400

As promised earlier this year, LG is bringing its first 5G-ready laptop to market. The new Lenovo Flex 5G is a thin and light convertible notebook with a 14 inch touchscreen display, a 360-degree hinge, and built-in support for 5G connectivity as well as WiFi and Bluetooth. It will also be the first computer to […]

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Samsung Galaxy Book S Win10 laptop with Snapdragon 8cx coming in February (pre-orders start today)

The Samsung Galaxy Book S is a 13.3 inch laptop that weighs 2.1 pounds, measures less than half an inch thick. It has a backlit keyboard, a fingerprint sensor, and built-in support for 4G LTE and GPS. It’s also the first notebook to feature a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx processor, a 7 watt processor that’s the chip maker’s […]

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Samsung Galaxy Book S laptop with Snapdragon 8cx coming in September for $999

As expected, Samsung is launching a new Windows on ARM notebook with a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, a thin and light design, and a promise of all-day battery life. It also features always-connected capabilities thanks to integrated support for connecting to cellular networks. The Samsung Galaxy Book S with a Snapdragon 8cx processor will be available starting in […]

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Lenovo’s Project Limitless is a 5G laptop with Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx

Always-connected PCs with support for cellular data have been a thing for a while… and so have Windows computers with Qualcomm Snapdragon processors. But Lenovo and Qualcomm’s new “Project Limitless” is the first portable computer with 5G connectivity baked in. It’s also the first with a Snapdragon 8cx 5G, Qualcomm’s most powerful mobile chip to […]