At Qualcomm’s press event today at Mobile World Congress, Lenovo representatives came on stage to confirm that the company will be building a new laptop using the Snapdragon 8cx that was announced at Qualcomm’s Tech Day in December. As an added bonus, the device will also use the X55 modem, enabling 5G connectivity. Lenovo has always been a key primary partner for Qualcomm in its quest to bring smartphone hardware to the traditional laptop market in the form of always connected PCs that enable all-day battery life. We’ve seen devices like the Lenovo Yoga 630 use the latest Snapdragon 850 chip for notebooks, running with Windows on top and support for translated 32-bit x86 applications as well as those natively compiled (32 or 64-bit) for...

Qualcomm Announces X55 Modem: 5G Multi-mode & New Advanced ICs

It's been an eventful few months for Qualcomm – back in December the company had unveiled the first reference designs of the Snapdragon 855 and demonstrated integration with the...

20 by Andrei Frumusanu on 2/19/2019

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