New Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c could be Apple M1 for Windows 10

Qualcomm has announced its Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 chip which, as the name makes plain enough, is a refresh of the Snapdragon 7c (from last year), and aims to seriously pep up affordable ‘always connected’ Windows 10 on ARM laptops (and indeed Chromebooks).

The idea, as ever with these portables, which use Qualcomm Snapdragon chips (more commonly found in mobiles) is to provide LTE connectivity on the go, instant-on functionality like a phone, and copious amounts of battery life.

This Snapdragon 7c sequel pushes things further, and could be a much-needed shot in the ARM (ahem) for Windows 10 devices, aiming to help them follow in the footsteps of the fresh competition from Apple.

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