Qualcomm Snapdagon 835 powers LTE-capable Surface Pro

Qualcomm powers Microsoft's new LTE-powered Surface Pro.

Published Tue, May 23 2017 8:38 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:55 AM CST

Microsoft announced a range of new Surface Pro products recently, with Intel's latest Kaby Lake CPUs in the form of Core m3 and Core i5 fanless models, and the higher-end Core i7 model.

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Microsoft revealed a new LTE-capable Surface Pro, but didn't state which CPU would be inside. I think Microsoft has been working with Qualcomm and getting their Snapdragon 835 processor inside of a new portable Surface Pro with LTE capabilities. It would be the big change Qualcomm and Microsoft are teasing for Computex 2017, that's for sure.

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We broke the story of Qualcomm and Microsoft taking over the world at Computex, where they tease that they will celebrate the growing ecosystem that will "bring an out-of-this-world mobile PC experience to the masses".

Patrick Moorhead writes over at at Forbes that Microsoft went with a Qualcomm LTE chip for the new Surface Pro, and that the new Surface Pro with LTE will have an Intel CPU, and not the Snapdragon 835.

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