Lenovo's Snapdragon 835-powered Miix 630 is now available

When Microsoft and Qualcomm announced that they would be introducing ARM-powered PCs that could emulate Win32 x86 apps, they promised devices that would come from ASUS, HP, and Lenovo. ASUS and HP were first out of the gate, with Lenovo arriving at CES with the Miix 630.

Now, the Miix 630 is finally available to purchase. The Snapdragon 835-powered device comes with 4GB RAM, 128GB of storage, and a 12.3-inch 1920x1280 display, all for $899.99. While that may seem a bit expensive, it does come with 4G LTE support, so the device is always connected to the internet. You can even get free data from Sprint.

Another key benefit of an ARM PC is the processor's big.LITTLE architecture. The octa-core CPU has four big cores and four little cores. The big ones are used for tasks that require more power, while the little cores are used for things like background tasks, so the machine is using far less battery life when it's on standby.

The news comes with Qualcomm already having announced the Snapdragon 850 chipset over a month ago. The new SoC won't start showing up in devices until later this year, but it would seem that if a Windows on ARM PC is what you're looking for, you might want to just wait.

If you want to check out the Lenovo Miix 630, you can find it here.

Via Liliputing

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