Laptops on the ARM architecture, running Windows 10, will appear on the market in the fourth quarter
Trying Microsoft with Windows RT has not been successful, but the developer has not abandoned the idea to cover the market of systems on the ARM architecture. Together with Qualcomm, he brings to Windows 10 for Snapdragon processors. Windows 10 on Snapdragon 820 was demonstrated in December last year. At the same time sounded the promise to make Windows 10 available for Snapdragon in 2017. This week it was confirmed CEO of Qualcomm Steve Mollenkopf (Steve Mollenkopf). The source quoted the CEO of Qualcomm, said in the course of communicating with investors: «Our Snapdragon 835 expands on a mobile PC that is running Windows 10 which is planned for release in the fourth quarter of this year.»
Unlike Windows RT, a bunch of ARM and Windows 10 to support desktop apps. It will immediately make the new mobile system is familiar and intuitive for users, providing them with a familiar environment and access to popular programs. Using ARM as a hardware platform must provide a long battery life. Possible besides that mobile computing on the ARM architecture will be cheaper than x86-compatible. As an example of a company that is preparing to release such computers, called Lenovo.