Microsoft announced Windows 10 on ARM, it would have been not possible without a Hardware partner like Qualcomm. Both the companies today announced ARM based processors that will run full Windows 10
Here is what it will support:
- Run full Windows 10
- Next generation processors will be able run WIN32 apps through emulation.
- This means you will be able to run heavy desktop software like Photo Shop, Office on your Phone.
- Support LTE, and WIFI and make sure to come with ARM characteristics of long battery life, and fan less design.
Here is a quote from Cristiano Amon, Executive Vice President of Qualcomm Technologies and president of Qualcomm CDMA technologies :
“Qualcomm Snapdragon processors offer one of the world’s most advanced mobile computing features, including Gigabit LTE connectivity, advanced multimedia support, machine learning and superior hardware security features, all while supporting thin, fan-less designs and long battery life, With compatibility with the Windows 10 ecosystem, the Qualcomm Snapdragon platform is expected to support mobility to cloud computing and redefine how people will use their compute devices”
Below is a video of Snapdragon processor running Windows 10