At the Snapdragon Summit in Maui, Hawaii, Qualcomm announced a new Always Connected PC in partnership with Microsoft. The device is a convertible tablet PC that comes with an all-day battery life, and standby time of up to a week. However, one of the key highlights of the always connected PC is that it is powered by the Snapdragon 835 mobile platform. Also Read - Best laptops under Rs 35,000 in October 2021: Asus VivoBook 15, Avita PURA, moreAlso Read - Arm-based notebook PC processor market could grow to $949 million in 2021
With the always connected PC, Microsoft is promising to offer seamless connectivity. The tablet PC comes with cellular and Wi-Fi connectivity on-board. It is lightweight and comes with a portable form factor. Running on Windows 10 OS, other key highlights of the always connected PC include instant boot time and an always-on feature. It works similar to how you press the sleep / wake button on your smartphone to unlock it. Also Read - Best laptops under Rs 30,000 in October 2021: Lenovo V14, ASUS VivoBook 14, more
The always connected PC also comes with an optimized version of Office 365. All your emails and apps are always connected, and notifications are synced in the background. So, the moment you wake the device, you have all your notifications right there.
Other details such as specifications, pricing and availability are unknown at the moment. But we expect more information in the coming weeks.
Disclaimer: The correspondent is in Maui, Hawaii on Qualcomm s invite. Qualcomm paid for his travel and accommodation in Hawaii.