Qualcomm today announced that mobile leader Samsung will be the first OEM to bring Snapdragon 850-powered Windows 10 PC to the market later this year. The new Snapdragon 850 Mobile Compute Platform will allow OEMs like Samsung to build sleeker and more portable, fanless designs for mobile customers. In addition to system-wide performance improvements, Snapdragon 850 will offer on-device experiences for AI, and users can expect camera, voice and battery life enhancements as well.
“Building on the portfolio of Always On, Always Connected PCs established over the past year, we are thrilled to work with Samsung to help offer consumers true mobility combined with the productivity and entertainment features of Windows 10,” said Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile business unit, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “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.”
“At Samsung, we understand the unique needs of our consumers and aim to create new innovations to support their ‘on-the-go’ lifestyle,” said Kyungsik Choi, executive vice president and head of strategic marketing office, mobile communications business, Samsung Electronics. “This collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies and their Snapdragon 850 Mobile Compute Platform will allow us to provide always on, always connected mobile computing experiences for our customers.”