QUALCOMM SNAPDRAGON 8CX Posts on XDA

Qualcomm announces the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 for “Always On, Always Connected” 5G PCs

In 2018, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 8cx compute platform, the company's highest-end chipset aimed not at smartphones or tablets but rather laptops. The Snapdragon 8cx was actually Qualcomm's third attempt at designing a chip for consumer PCs, following the Snapdragon 835 and Snapdragon 850. In conjunction with Microsoft, Qualcomm has been working to create a...

Lenovo announces the Yoga 5G 2-in-1 laptop with the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx and $1499 price tag

At the Snapdragon Tech Summit in 2018, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 8cx — a new mobile platform designed for Always On, Always Connected PCs. Devices with the new chip were expected to hit the market late last year and, as expected, Microsoft unveiled the Snapdragon 8cx powered Surface Pro X in October last year. Along...

[Update: More Colors] Microsoft Surface Pro 7, Surface Laptop 3, and ARM-powered Surface device leak ahead of official launch

Microsoft is holding a launch event in New York City tomorrow, looking to unveil new Surface-branded hardware in the form of tablets and laptops. Of particular interest within these releases is a "Surface Pro" device that is said to come with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx SoC that will allow Windows to run smoothly on an...

Next Microsoft Surface Pro may come in a Snapdragon 8cx variant

Microsoft's Surface Pro tablets have gained popularity for their usage as 2-in-1 tablet/laptop computers, giving users the flexibility of working with Windows in the manner that they are more comfortable. Surface Pro devices have mainly featured Intel chips in the past, but this appears to be changing as reports indicate that Microsoft is testing out...

Qualcomm will unveil cheaper SoCs for Windows 10 on ARM laptops, at least 4 Snapdragon 8cx devices

Last week at Computex, Qualcomm finally showed the world how its new Snapdragon 8cx mobile platform performs in real-world benchmarks. The 8cx was announced back in December during Qualcomm's Snapdragon Tech Summit, but we didn't have a good idea about how well the platform fares against Intel chips because Qualcomm only shared the raw specifications...

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx boasts great battery life and performance in new Windows 10 benchmarks

At the Snapdragon Tech Summit back in December, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon 8cx, the company's premium mobile platform for the next generation of "Always On, Always Connected" PCs. Nearly 6 months later at Computex in Taipei, Qualcomm is finally ready to share the first battery life and performance metrics for the new mobile platform. The...

Qualcomm partners with Lenovo for “Project Limitless” – A Snapdragon 8cx Windows 10 Laptop with 5G Connectivity

The stage is set for 5G to enter the mainstream. With the first 5G networks in the United States, Europe, and South Korea going live, we're slowly entering a new era of mobile connectivity. We've seen companies race to be the first to build 5G networks and 5G smartphones, but in the near future, we're...

The Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx will power the next premium Always On, Always Connected PCs

Qualcomm is best known among our readers for their Snapdragon mobile platforms, but over the past two years, the company has worked to expand into the laptop space by introducing a new class of product: the Always On, Always Connected PC. Nearly two years ago to this very day, Microsoft and Qualcomm announced a partnership...