It’s been sometime Microsoft & Qualcomm announced their partnership with Windows 10 ARM, and bits of those have started showing up at CES 2018, especially with Lenovo announcing the first Windows 10 on ARM notebook the Miix 360 which is Octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor, Adreno 540 GPU, 4GB / 6GB RAM, 64GB to 256 GB SSD, with of course 20 hours of battery life.
That said, the most crucial part of Windows 10 ARM is the always-connected state of the PC which requires support for Telecoms. Microsoft has announced its partnership with few telecoms which include telecoms from China, US, UK, and Italy to start with,
- China – China Telecom
- Italy – TIM (Telecom Italia)
- U.K. – EE
- U.S. – Sprint, Verizon
Don McGuire, vice president, global product marketing, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc shared:
We continually look for ways to redefine the mobile experience for customers, which is why we developed the Qualcomm Snapdragon Mobile PC platform, with the commitment of leading mobile operators worldwide, the Always-Connected PC will offer consumers one of the most comprehensive mobile computing experiences, with the always-on connectivity of up-to Gigabit LTE speeds* and ‘beyond all-day’ battery life packaged into innovative, thin and light PC designs.