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Day 1 was all about 5G. Day 2 was a deep dive on the new Snapdragon 855 mobile processor. And for the grand finale of Qualcomm's Snapdragon Tech Summit, the focus will be on always-connected PCs.
It's no secret that Qualcomm wants a slice of Intel's pie: The company debuted the first generation of PCs at this same conference a year ago, thanks to a reconfigured version of Windows 10 (Windows on ARM) designed to run on the Snapdragon 835 CPU found in 2017-era phones. Those PCs weren't speed demons, but they did run a subset of Windows apps with marathon battery life of 20 hours or more.
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Look for Qualcomm to talk updated chip solutions for 2019 successor products that will close the speed and performance gap, as well as emphasize 5G connectivity, too.
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The earlier version of this story, which includes a full summary of news from the first and second days of the summit, appears below.
The chipmaker shared a prototype 5G phone on the first day of its annual conference.
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