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Qualcomm Unveils Copilot+ PCs with Snapdragon X Series SoC at Computex 2024

At Computex 2024, Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon introduced Copilot+ PCs, powered by Snapdragon® X Elite and Snapdragon® X Plus Platforms. These advanced PCs promise to revolutionize productivity, creativity, and entertainment with integrated AI and exceptional performance.

Cristiano Amon, Qualcomm President and CEO emphasized the Snapdragon X Series’ Neural Processing Unit (NPU) as a key innovation, enabling superior performance and significant power savings by offloading AI tasks from the CPU and GPU. The Snapdragon X Elite leads in performance, offering up to 51% faster CPU performance and 65% less power consumption compared to competitors.

Qualcomm also showcased its AI development tools, including the Qualcomm® AI Hub and the new Snapdragon® Dev Kit for Windows, which streamline the creation of next-generation AI applications. These tools ensure that developers can efficiently deploy AI models on Snapdragon-powered devices, cementing Qualcomm’s leadership in the PC ecosystem.

Acer: “We’re excited to extend our relationship with Qualcomm Technologies into Copilot+ PCs, building our new Acer Swift 14 AI laptop with the latest Snapdragon X platform,” said Jason Chen, Chairman and CEO, Acer. “We look forward to the new AI experiences these new PCs will unlock, paving the way for the next era of computing technology.”

ASUS: “As we enter the era of AI PCs, ASUS is excited to collaborate with Qualcomm Technologies to bring groundbreaking innovations to our users. The launch of the ASUS Vivobook S 15, powered by the Snapdragon X Elite, marks a significant milestone in personal computing. This AI-powered Copilot+ PC enhances productivity, creativity, and user experience with its advanced features. Partnering with Qualcomm Technologies underscores our commitment to pushing technology’s boundaries. We will continue working together to introduce more innovative AI PCs, empowering users with cutting-edge technology, ” said S.Y. HSU, Co-CEO, ASUS.

Dell: “There’s no doubt the AI PC revolution is here with promises of unlocking new levels of productivity and efficiency,” said Sam Burd, president, Client Solutions Group, Dell Technologies. “Dell is all-in on this AI PC era, evidenced by our comprehensive portfolio of AI PCs which now includes devices powered by Snapdragon X Series. Users can benefit from extraordinary performance, battery life and new AI experiences to take back time in their day and focus on the tasks that matter most.”

HP: “The introduction of the AI PC provides a significant opportunity for the industry and HP is thrilled to partner with Qualcomm Technologies for this category creation moment,” said HP President and CEO, Enrique Lores. “The launch of the Elitebook Ultra and OmniBook X represent our shared commitment to reimagining what’s possible in an era of AI. With Snapdragon X Series, we are delivering secure best-in-class, high performance experiences for our customers.”

Lenovo: “At Lenovo, we never stop innovating to offer the best experience, design, and engineering in computing to create a future of smarter technology and AI for all,” said Luca Rossi, President of Intelligent Devices Group, Lenovo. “We’ve been collaborating with Qualcomm Technologies on making this vision a reality. And thanks to the Snapdragon X Elite platform, the latest Lenovo ThinkPad T14s Gen 6 and Yoga Slim 7x Copilot+ PCs both offer impressive performance, outstanding power efficiency, and groundbreaking AI capabilities for businesses and consumers.” 

Microsoft: “The PC is being Reborn, and it’s changing what consumers can expect from their devices, across productivity, creativity, communications, and entertainment.” said Satya Nadella, Chairman and CEO, Microsoft. “Last month, we announced Copilot+ PCs – the fastest, most intelligent Windows PCs ever built. They represent an inflection point for our entire industry. And it’s only possible because of the collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies.”

Samsung: “For decades, Samsung and Qualcomm Technologies, Inc. have collaborated to deliver best-in-class premium mobile experiences across the Galaxy ecosystem. With Galaxy Book4 Edge, powered by Snapdragon X Elite, Samsung has redefined the AI PC category and will demonstrate what the next Gen AI PC can do. We are excited to see how Galaxy Book4 Edge users enhance their life, maximizing productivity and unleashing creativity thanks to the connected Galaxy AI experiences and powerful Snapdragon X Elite,” said Won-joon Choi, Executive Vice President and Head of R&D, Mobile eXperience Business, Samsung Electronics.

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