Cristiano Amon, executive vice president of Qualcomm Technologies and president of QCT & Terry Myerson, executive vice president of the Windows and Devices Group at Microsoft, reiterated their collaboration and the progress made over the last several months, to deliver Windows 10 on Snapdragon
Jerry Shen, chief executive officer of Asus, who announced the first Windows on Snapdragon device: the 2-in-1 convertible ASUS NovaGo, expected to be available early next year. Kevin Frost, vice president and general manager of consumer personal systems at HP, Inc., also joined Amon to announce a detachable HP ENVY x2 Windows on Snapdragon Mobile PC. This new class of PC can support an always on and always connected experience with Gigabit LTE speed*. It also supports beyond all-day battery life and thin, sleek, fanless PC designs, all while incorporating Windows 10.
Mobile operators are also supporting Qualcomm Technologies’ initiative with Günther Ottendorfer, chief operating officer of technology at Sprint, announcing its support for the new Always Connected PC category and its desire to deliver unlimited data to the Windows on Snapdragon ecosystem.
Qualcomm Technologies was then joined by Kevin Lensing, corporate vice president and general manager of the client business unit at AMD, to announce their collective work to bring Qualcomm Technologies modem technology to AMD’s high-performance Ryzen processor platforms.
ASUS NovaGo reinvents the concept of laptop connectivity and productivity — it’s the world’s first announced laptop that is connected virtually anywhere, at any time, with the new Gigabit LTE network*; and lasts up to 22 hours on a single charge for ‘all-day’ battery life,” said Jerry Shen, chief executive officer, ASUS.
HP also uneviled its connected PC The HP ENVY x2 designed to go everywhere with an incredibly thin and durable design built to be always connected with ultra-fast 4G LTE and Wi-Fi.”