Qualcomm last year declared that the Snapdragon 845 and the Snapdragon 835 processors are optimized for Windows 10-powered always-connected PCs. The company has now launched Snapdragon 850 mobile computing platform at the ongoing Computex 2018 event in Taipei, Taiwan.
The company claims that the Snapdragon 850 Mobile Computer Platform is designed to support many sought-after smartphones. It features in the PCs and to stay connected to LTE or WiFi so that users can receive notifications. Along, they have their data virtually always synced on the go.
The Snapdragon 850 is built on 10nm process. Also comes with Kryo 385 CPU with 8 cores, and maximum clock speed of 2.95GHz. The chipset promises to offer 30% improvement in performance and 20% improvement in battery life. The processor also claims to offer 20% faster Gigabit LTE speeds (1.2Gbps). Along with X20 LTE modem compared to Snapdragon 835 chipset.
The Qualcomm Snapdragon 850 also supports 4K video capture and Ultra HD Premium content playback. Qualcomm also said that Windows 10 devices powered by the Snapdragon Mobile Compute Platform are expected to be handy in retail later this year.
Talking about the new platform, Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile business unit, Qualcomm Technologies. He said, “Building on the portfolio of Always On, Always Connected PCs established over the past year, we are thrilled to work with Samsung. And to help offer consumers true mobility combined with the productivity and entertainment features of Windows 10. To truly expand this category, our work with mobile leaders like Samsung is important to help us deliver the next generation of Always On, Always Connected PCs to consumers.”