GIVEAWAY: Gaming peripherals upgrade thanks to Corsair worth $280

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2: hitting Intel where it hurts

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 is a big upgrade: offers up to 25 hours of battery live on Windows 10-powered notebooks.

@anthony256
Published Fri, Sep 4 2020 7:25 PM CDT   |   Updated Mon, Oct 19 2020 8:20 PM CDT

Qualcomm has just unveiled its new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 which has a slew of new upgrades that will super-boost its position in the market.

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2: hitting Intel where it hurts 05 | TweakTown.com
VIEW GALLERY - 3 IMAGES

The company has detailed its new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 chip at IFA 2020, which packs their in-house Snapdragon X55 5G modem, Wi-Fi 6 support, and some upgraded Kryo 495 processor cores and support for LPDDR4 up to 2133MHz.

More importantly, the new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 now supports NVMe SSDs and UFS 3.0 storage, which is a great thing for super-fast storage on next-gen laptops. Especially so if you want that huge up to 25-hour battery life on a new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2-powered Windows 10 laptop.

Qualcomm unveils Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2: hitting Intel where it hurts 02 | TweakTown.com

Qualcomm has also added support for up to a 32-megapixel camera with 4K HDR technology, with support for 2 x 4K monitors through a single USB-C cable, too. We also have the new Snapdragon 8cx Gen 2 packing Qualcomm's own Aqstic technology that suppresses echoes and noise.

Buy at Amazon

Lenovo Yoga C630 13.3-Inch Covertible Notebook (81JL0006US)

TodayYesterday7 days ago30 days ago
$469.99$460.00$469.99
* Prices last scanned on 10/22/2020 at 7:34 am CDT - prices may not be accurate, click links above for the latest price. We may earn an affiliate commission.

Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. 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 custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

Related Tags

Newsletter Subscription
Latest News
View More News
Latest Reviews
View More Reviews
Latest Articles
View More Articles