ASUS NovaGo Hands On – Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 convertible laptop with Gigabit LTE


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ASUS introduced the NovaGo, the world’s first Gigabit LTE capable Windows laptop powered by the Snapdragon 835 at Qualcomm’s second annual tech summit. We got to check it out, here is the video.

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It sports a 13.3-inches Full HD (1920×1080) IPS display with 78% screen to body ratio, 10-point multi-touch, ASUS Pen support with 1024 pressure levels. It also comes with ASUS Eye Care and Tru2Life video technology.

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t is powered by the 2.45GHz Octa-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 Mobile PC Platform with 710 MHz Adreno 540 GPU. It also has a fingerprint sensor on the trackpad.

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The NovaGo runs on the latest Windows 10s operating system which has all the required app in the store. Snapdragon 835 will have own optimized versions of Office 365.

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It comes with 360º hinge design and weighs in at 1.39kg. It comes in 4GB RAM and 64GB storage and 8GB RAM and 128 or 256GB storage options.It has Qualcomm Integrated X16 LTE with Cat.16 download speeds of up to 1 Gbps and Cat 13 with an upload speed of 150 Mbps, 802.11ac Wi-Fi/MiMo, 2 x USB 3.1 (5 Gbps) Type-A, 3.5mm Audio Jack, 1 Combo Nano-SIM (tray), 1 MicroSD Card Reader (up to 256 GB) and HDMI.

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It comes with a 52 Wh Li-Po battery that promises up to 22 hours of battery life on a single charge and 30 days of stand-by time.

It is priced at $599 (Rs. 38611.84 approx.) for the 4GB RAM with 64GB storage model and the high-end 8GB RAM with 128GB storage costs $799 (Rs. 51,507.54 approx).  It will be available in US, UK, Italy, France, Germany, China, Taiwan in the first wave. In the US, it will be available through T-Mobile, Sprint and Verizon.

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