A New Era Of Devices
One year ago, Microsoft and Qualcomm unveiled a partnership to bring ARM-based processors together with Windows 10 — to spur the creation of new devices featuring cellular connections and long battery life. Now, the first such devices — from vendors HP Inc. and Asus — have been revealed, featuring the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. The devices will be outfitted with Windows 10 S — the version of Windows 10 that only allows apps available in the Windows Store — but they can be switched to Windows 10 Pro for free.
What follows are five key things to know about the debut of ARM-based Windows 10 devices.