Microsoft has already unveiled the first Windows 10 on ARM
devices from Asus, HP and Lenovo. All the current-generation
Always Connected PCs are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 835
processor and Microsoft’s Windows 10 on ARM operating system. A
while ago a report from reliable sources revealed that
Snapdragon 845 processor will power the second-generation
Always Connected and it will be unveiled later this year.
Lenovo’s next Always Connected PC codenamed Europa recently
appeared on GeekBench. The benchmark has revealed that the
device will have 4GB of RAM, Windows 10 on ARM and Qualcomm
Snapdragon 845 processor.
The benchmark score is a living proof that the upcoming devices
will be much faster than the first-generation ARM PCs. The
device has 8 cores with a clock speed of 2.96 GHz.
It looks like one shouldn’t hurry to call Always Connected
PCs a flop because what you see is just the beginning and the
upcoming devices will be much better than expected. At this
point, all of the devices are powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon
chips, but that won’t be the case in the future, and it’s
likely that Microsoft will expand Windows 10 on ARM to more
Just like the current generation ARM PCs, the
future devices will be also powered by a PC-optimized
version of the Snapdragon, and it will be announced later this
Some analysts over at IDC believes that Microsoft’s
efforts to launch Windows 10 ARM compatible devices will help
the company improve its position in the detachable market.