Qualcomm introduced SoC Snapdragon 8c and 7c for affordable laptops with Windows 10

Today is the last day of the Snapdragon Tech Summit 2019 conference, and Qualcomm has prepared a couple of new products for closing.

These are Snapdragon 8c and Snapdragon 7c processors.

What is it

Both platforms are designed for laptops running Windows 10 Always Connected PC class.

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So the platformSnapdragon 8centry-level came to replace Snapdragon850 and is positioned as a solution for machine learning tasks and enterprise use. The processor received eight Kryo 490 cores with a frequency of up to 2.45 GHz, a Qualcomm Adreno 675 graphics processor and a Snapdragon X24 LTE modem, and manufacturers will also be able to connect an external Snapdragon X55 5G modem.

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The manufacturer claims that the Snapdragon 8c is 30% more productive than the Snapdragon 850 and is designed for laptops with a price tag from $500 to $699.

Snapdragon 7caimed at entry-level laptops.It is made using an 8nm process technology. The platform includes an eight-core processor with Kryo 468 cores and an Adreno 618 graphics adapter, as well as a Hexagon 692 DSP coprocessor.

The built-in Snapdragon X15 LTE modem providesThe maximum connection speed is up to 800 Mbps, but 5G support is not available here. The manufacturer says that Snapdragon 7c is 25% more productive than competitors and provides twice the battery life compared to competing platforms in the budget laptop segment.

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Laptops with Snapdragon 8c and Snapdragon 7c processors should be released in the first quarter of 2020.

Source: Qualcomm 1, 2

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