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Snapdragon 1000 could be used in desktop PCs, Hololens products, and Microsoft’s Andromeda

June 25, 2018

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Earlier this month, Qualcomm revealed the Snapdragon 850; a dedicated laptop chip—as in, not for smartphones—designed for the second-generation of its Windows 10 on ARM initiative. Compared to the current Snapdragon 835 PCs, it offers a 30 percent performance boost, better battery life, and faster gigabit LTE speeds. But the chip is based on the Snapdragon 845 found in most Android flagships. So, while it has advantages such as an extended battery life, the 850 is unlikely to be a major rival for Intel’s CPUs.

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