Yesterday, at the second annual Snapdragon Technology Summit, Microsoft announced the first two Windows 10 on ARM devices: ASUS NovaGo & HP ENVY x2. These two connected PCs are powered by Snapdragon 835 and come with Windows 10 S and beyond all-day battery life, as claimed by Microsoft and the vendors. (Read more about Windows 10 s here).
It is a 2-in-1 convertible and is expected to be available early next year. It comes in 4GB RAM/64GB and 8G/256B configurations. Base model will be priced at $599 and 8GB RAM and 256GB storage model will cost $799.
ASUS NovaGo is the world’s first Gigabit LTE laptop, with superfast download speeds allowing users to download a 2-hour movie in just 10 seconds. Powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 Mobile PC platform with X16 LTE, the NovaGo is always on, always connected with a battery supporting 30 days of standby and 22 hours of active use.
HP ENVY x2:
HP ENVY x2 is a detachable PC that comes with 4GB RAM and comes with a 6.9 mm thin frame.
The HP ENVY x2, an Always Connected PC, combines the best of a smartphone experience with the best of a Windows PC. Impossibly thin and incredibly durable, the HP ENVY x2 offers lightning-fast 4G LTE2 and Wi-Fi. With up to 20 hours of active use battery life, the detachable PC provides flexibility and connectivity to perform daily tasks while on the go.
Lenovo is also supposed to announce its first connected PC in the near future. Check the official hands-on video of the first connected PCs posted by Microsoft below.