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Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered notebooks: EPIC battery life

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 laptops have insane battery life - up to 22 hours of video per day!

By Anthony Garreffa on Mar 22, 2018 07:34 pm CDT - 0 mins, 47 secs reading time

The future of Windows 10 laptops will be powered by Qualcomm's new Snapdragon-powered laptops, ushering an always-on, always-connected PC future.

In the first video, Qualcomm shows off the truly incredible battery life of their Snapdragon-powered Windows 10 PCs. The what looks to be a Dell XPS 15 on the left can only handle 13 hours, while Qualcomm throws the gauntlet down and rides right up to just under 22 hours of battery life.

The next video has super-fast instant-on abilities thanks to Snapdragon, it's truly instant-on. Dell on the other hand takes a ridiculous amount of time in comparison.

Lastly, Qualcomm shows that Windows on Snapdragon runs way cooler than traditional laptops. There's only a smidgen of heat from the Snapdragon side of things, while heat becomes a problem on Dell XPS laptop. With this cooler-operating temperature, performance isn't throttled on Snapdragon, with the Dell system really dropping down in frames.

Anthony Garreffa

ABOUT THE AUTHOR - Anthony Garreffa

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games to be built around consoles. With FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with high-end, custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU technology is unwavering, and with next-gen NVIDIA GPUs about to launch alongside 4K 144Hz HDR G-Sync gaming monitors and BFGDs (65-inch 4K 120Hz HDR G-Sync TVs) there has never been a time to be more excited about technology.

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