At the ongoing Computex 2019, Qualcomm, in conjunction with Lenovo has announced the world’s first 5G PC today. The Project coded ‘Limitless’ encompasses a strong technology collaboration between Qualcomm and Lenovo. Project Limitless is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G computer platform and is the world’s first 7nm platform purpose-built for PCs that offers 5G connectivity.
The laptop is powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G chipset that will support both 4G and 5G connections. The chipset packs in Adreno 680 GPU and Kryo 495 CPU. The battery on the laptop can last up to several days with a single charge. There is no further details, pricing or availability of the product yet.
“Our collaboration with Lenovo will deliver transformative PC user experiences for both consumers and the enterprise thanks to the platform’s performance and power efficiency, combined with the high speed, low-latency connectivity made possible by 5G,” said Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile business unit, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. “Bandwidth-intensive tasks that involve downloading and uploading large files over a wireless connection can be exponentially faster, “making remote storage feel as seamless as local storage”, this will change the way users create, collaborate and communicate with their computing devices.”
“At Lenovo, we don’t innovate for the sake of technology alone. Everything we do is about improving people’s experience,” said Johnson Jia, senior vice president and general manager, Consumer Business of Intelligent Devices Group, Lenovo. “With real 5G in a PC, it’s all about satisfying users’ need for speed: faster file transfers and streaming in 4K, 8K and even AR/VR; faster and higher quality video chats on-the-go; even faster screen refreshes for mobile gaming. When we say limitless connectivity, we mean it – 5G PC users the world-over will save time, stay productive, or get online entertainment from nearly anywhere, at any time.”
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