Those looking to upgrade their Windows 10 laptop or Chromebook will soon get bigger features at a cheaper price. All of this is thanks to US tech company Qualcomm, which has just announced the release of its new Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 PC processor. Aimed at entry-level machines, this chip is expected to offer improved performance and days of battery life so you can drive into the night without a charger.
Indeed, Qualcomm boasts that devices powered by Snapdragon computer technology can stay in connected standby for weeks rather than hours or days due to the efficiency of the platform that consumes power.
PCs with these heads also have the ability to be always on and always connected, which means fast startup times and access to the Internet without landline broadband. This constant internet access is made possible by the integrated 4G network technology.
Other features that these PCs further enhance include built-in protection that ensures data security. Qualcomm says the Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 computing platform also allows users to create, capture, edit and stream on their devices.
“Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 brings the leading innovations in our computer portfolio to the next generation of entry-level and affordable devices. Laptops powered by this platform will redefine mobile computing for education users, first-line workers and everyday light consumers, enabling reliable, high-performance devices with advanced AI and support for multi-day battery life, “said Miguel Nunes, Senior Director Product Management, Qualcomm Technologies Inc. “We’re excited to bring this next generation upgrade to our entry-level platform for the best mobile PC experiences.”
Emily Ketchen, chief marketing officer of Intelligent Devices Group, Lenovo added, “The performance, efficiency and connectivity of Snapdragon computing platforms combined with Lenovo design and engineering have enhanced the user experience for consumer and business needs. We look forward to new ones Bring products to market. ” Lenovo devices with the Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 computing platform later this year and many more years of intensive cooperation in joint development of the future of computing. “