Qualcomm Technologies and Microsoft have unveiled PCs powered by Snapdragon® X Elite and Snapdragon® X Plus, marking a significant step in intelligent computing. These platforms, exclusive to Copilot+ devices, enhance user interaction with advanced AI technology and energy efficiency.

Key Features:

  • Highest NPU Performance: Snapdragon X Elite delivers up to 2.6X higher NPU performance per watt compared to M3, and up to 5.4X compared to Core Ultra 71.
  • Energy Efficiency: Qualcomm Oryon CPU ensures peak PC CPU performance with 60% less power consumption.
  • AI Capabilities: The integrated Qualcomm Hexagon NPU architecture offers up to 24 TOPS/watt peak performance, supporting use cases like Super Resolution.

Industry Impact

  • Alex Katouzian, Group General Manager at Qualcomm Technologies, emphasized the transformation in PC capabilities, combining Snapdragon X Series with Copilot+ for groundbreaking AI functionalities and multi-day battery life.
  • Pavan Davuluri, Corporate VP at Microsoft, highlighted the enhanced performance per watt and AI experiences provided by the Snapdragon X Series, marking a pivotal moment for the Windows PC ecosystem.

Copilot+ PCs

  • Acer Swift 14 AI: Features AI experiences for everyday tasks with a unique design and a 2.5K touchscreen option.
  • ASUS Vivobook S 15: Delivers powerful AI processing with 45 NPU TOPS and 45W TDP, featuring an 18-hour battery life and 15.6-inch 3K 120 Hz OLED display.
  • Dell Laptops: Five new models, including XPS 13 and Inspiron 14 Plus, offering exceptional speed, AI performance, and battery life.
  • HP AI PCs: Including the OmniBook X AI PC and EliteBook Ultra AI PC with 45 TOPS NPU, up to 26 hours of battery life, and advanced security features.
  • Lenovo Yoga Slim 7x and ThinkPad T14s Gen 6: Offering top PC performance per watt and fast AI processing with Copilot+ enhancements.
  • Microsoft Surface: New Surface Laptop and Surface Pro models featuring ultra-long battery life, AI-enhanced cameras, and innovative AI experiences.
  • Samsung Galaxy Book4 Edge: Equipped with hybrid AI integrations and powered by Snapdragon X Elite, offering Dynamic AMOLED 2X displays and Galaxy AI features.

For more information on Snapdragon X Series Platforms and to pre-order, visit the respective links for each device. Additionally, Qualcomm’s CEO, Cristiano Amon, will deliver a keynote at Computex 2024 on June 3.

Learn more about Snapdragon X Series Platforms here.

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