At the Qualcomm’s second annual tech summit, the company has announced a partnership with AMD for Always Connected PCs on AMD’s high-performance Ryzen mobile processors along with Always Connected, Gigabit LTE and Microsoft Windows 10 OS.
The Ryzen Mobile Processor with Radeon Vega graphics which was unveiled back in October features upto 2.7x faster CPU performance and up to 2.2X the GPU performance generationally. The processor is capable of powering displays including HDR, Radeon FreeSync 2, and 4K monitors. With the addition of Snapdragon X16 LTE modems, you can stay connected always without needing to rely on Wi-Fi hotspots.
Qualcomm at the same event introduced two Snapdragon 835 mobile PC-platform one from Asus and another from HP. They both also feature the Snapdragon X16 LTE modem with gigabit speeds. No actual products were announced in partnership with Qualcomm and AMD, but we expect more in the days to come.
Kevin Lensing, corporate vice president, and general manager, client computing, AMD said:
Both AMD and Qualcomm have shown a consistent commitment to delivering products that redefine next-generation mobile user experiences. OEMs around the world will now be able to combine the recently announced AMD Ryzen mobile processors with Qualcomm Technologies’ leading wireless solutions via their Snapdragon LTE modem family to achieve new levels of performance, connectivity, and capability for ultrathin notebook PCs.
Alex Katouzian, senior vice president, and general manager, mobile, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. said:
Qualcomm Technologies believes the Always-Connected PC is the future of personal computing, and we are working with AMD to bring each company’s expertise to bear for these exciting products. Combining AMD processors with our cutting-edge LTE connectivity technology results in Always Connected Client Notebooks for consumers in a mobile-first future.