…Qualcomm and Microsoft announced the first Windows 10 devices with ARM-based processors will be arriving early next year. HP, Asus, and Lenovo will all be launching laptops and convertibles with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835 processor in them, with prices expected to range from [US]$600 to [US]$800.
These are laptops running off the same hardware that’s in this year’s flagship Android phones like the Samsung S8 & Google Pixel 2. That’s pretty cool, and an interesting development in the processor stakes. Apple have been going this way with their own custom SoCs and iOS for a while now but having Windows port over is quite telling.
The new Snapdragon 845 processor wont be in the first round of these laptops, despite both coming out in 2018. Expect them to be in the 2nd gen though which will provide an overall speed boost as well as their new LTE gigabit modem.