Microsoft, Qualcomm unveil world's first 'Always Connected' PCs from Asus and HP

From Lenovo's Miix 520 website

We'll keep you updated with more updates.

Microsoft assures that there will be more companies coming on board; the OS developer itself will nearly surely use it to resurrect the non-Pro Surface line.

The news about the collaboration with Qualcomm isn't new since it was talked upon in December previous year. All of Windows itself has been recompiled to run natively on ARM and Microsoft's Office team has made optimizations for the processor architecture. The NovaGo can runs on Microsoft Windows 10 S which can bring new features like Windows Ink, Windows Hello, and Cortana.

Asus and HP both announced laptops that would run on the Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC platform, at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Technology Summit in Hawaii. Representatives from Qualcomm said that because the next-gen chip was still in development during test for Windows on Snapdragon, it wasn't possible to ensure full compatibility at this time.

That's excellent news, and it opens up a brand new type of mobile computing. In the long run that could increase competition and drive prices of Windows systems down. Recently Microsoft and Qualcomm officially unveiled the first ARM-powered Windows 10 laptops. In addition, the HP Envy x2 also has support for a stylus, and as mentioned above, has LTE connectivity. Though once again, that's a big "if". He further adds I am finding myself charging it once a week.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC Platform: What's the deal? That could leave the smartphone chip king in an uncomfortable position.

In case you thought that the above sentence was a typo, it's not.

There are also little issues that could stem from the way Windows on Snapdragon works. They've also created an emulator to run standard x86 apps on the newly developed laptops. The emulation should all happen seamlessly in the background, so you won't have to worry about configuring virtual desktops or installing stuff like Boot Camp on macOS to get software to play nice.

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The Envy x2 is HP's take on a Surface Pro clone, except it has a Snapdragon 835 processor instead of something from Intel. Available early next year, the 4GB RAM/64GB UFS 2.0 will be available for $599 and the 8GB RAM/256GB UFS 2.0 configuration will be available for $799.

HP and Asus' Windows 10 on Arm devices are due to launch in the spring of 2018, the companies have confirmed, and will be joined at some point next year by similar offerings from Lenovo.

That's because the next best thing is just around the corner.

Windows 10 on ARM-based devices use emulation, which lets them run 32-bit Windows applications.

The traditional Windows 10 Task Manager looks a little different, but normal use feels nearly exactly the same.

Billing the NovaGo as the "world's first Gigabit LTE laptop", the 13.3-inch Windows 10 S device also features a Qualcomm X16 LTE modem for brisk downloads over compatible networks. ASUS' announcement didn't indicate when the NovaGo would be available. That said, there are a number of fanless x86 Windows laptops, so that's not exactly a unique advantage. The Asus NovaGo with its 33cm screen, 8GB of RAM and 256GB storage will probably skew closer to $1,055, due to its more traditional 2-in-1 design.

HP's Envy X2, on the other hand, is an "Always Connected" detachable PC in a thin form factor measuring 6.9mm thin.

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