Lenovo Project Limitless world’s first 5G PC powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx 5G compute platform announced


Lenovo at the Computex 2019 in Taipei announced Project Limitless, which calls as the world’s first 5G  always-on, always-connected PC, powered by new Snapdragon 8cx 5G compute platform with the Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 5G modem. Lenovo did not share any specification of the device yet, but the prototype shows a convertible design, large screen and a fingerprint sensor.

The Snapdragon 8cx 5G compute platform promises immersive user experiences, multi-gigabit LTE, multi-day battery life, and enterprise applications and security.  The Snapdragon 8cx 5G platform includes the Snapdragon X55 5G modem, which integrates Category 22 LTE, achieving peak download speeds of up to 2.5 Gbps, for the fastest 4G connectivity available today.

More details about Project Limitless 5G PC from Lenovo and Qualcomm are expected in early 2020.

Commenting on the same, Johnson Jia, senior vice president and general manager, Consumer Business of Intelligent Devices Group, Lenovo, said:

At Lenovo, we don’t innovate for the sake of technology alone. Everything we do is about improving people’s experience. With real 5G in a PC2, 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.

Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile business unit, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc, said:

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. 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.

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