Qualcomm is a known player in the cell phone chip advertise. Their chips are utilized as a part of the leads of numerous cell phone producers, for example, Samsung’s most recent leader, the Galaxy S9. Their most recent cell phone chip, the Snapdragon 845 is utilized as a part of the S9 and additionally the most recent lead from OnePlus, the OnePlus 6. Moreover, Qualcomm’s chips were additionally utilized as a part of Apple gadgets since 2011 till 2016. Apple quit utilizing Qualcomm’s chips after the EU discovered Qualcomm blameworthy of paying Apple to utilize its chips solely.
Other than smartphones, Qualcomm has recently entered the smartwatches and AR realms too, with their QSC603 four-core chips, based on ARM architecture chips that are being used in Google’s AR headset and the Snapdragon 3100 which is being used in Google’s Pixel smartwatch series.
All these apart, Qualcomm has just launched a chip for computers. The Snapdragon 850 has been designed exclusively for PCs running Windows 10. It has been designed to support Always Connected PCs. Qualcomm has already confirmed Samsung as a customer, meaning that the Korean giant is highly likely to launch an Always Connected PC in the coming months.
Qualcomm has guaranteed LTE rates of up to 1.2 Gigabits for every second alongside 25 long periods of synchronous utilization on their most recent chipset. With respect to past age processors, the Snapdragon 850 is said to convey a 20% expansion in effectiveness alongside an enhanced AI execution capacity.
The chip conveys Kyro 385 centers alongside an Adreno 630 GPU, which is the same as that of the Snapdragon 845. Various PCs are as of now using the Always-Connected element through Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835, for example, the HP Envy x2 and Asus NovaGO. Qualcomm brags how these PCs help convey 3-5x quicker availability speeds because of their implicit Snapdragon X16 modem. Besides, the makers utilizing the 835 gladly gloat how their items have an extremely long battery life matched with their ability to have the responsiveness of a cell phone.
Addressing media agents, a Qualcomm representative remarked that PCs utilizing the Snapdragon 850 with Always Connected element will be accessible before the current year’s over