Chrome OS code suggests Snapdragon 8cx Chromebooks appear to be in the works. Aside from more performance, this chip supports Adaptive Sync.
By this time next year, we’ll see Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c+ Gen 3 Chromebooks. Based on Qualcomm’s information, here’s what I think that means in terms of performance.
The upcoming MediaTek Kompanio 1300T for Chrome OS tablets is good news. But I keep thinking of that song by The Who and hope we won’t be fooled again.
Qualcomm announced its 2nd-gen Snapdragon 7c chipset as a minor refresh. Chromebooks with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 should eke out a bit more performance.
Results from the first performance test of a Snapdragon 7c Chromebook compare favorably to Intel Celeron devices. But in a head-to-head against a Pentium it’s much closer.
The much anticipated first Chromebook with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 7c chipset is available… in the UK. Expect to pay £399.99 the be among the early, first buyers of the Acer Chromebook Spin 513.
All four of Acer’s new Chromebooks for education are built to be tough in the classroom. Two run on Intel chips, while one uses the same capable MediaTek CPU as the Lenovo Duet Chromebook and another is powered by a Snapdragon 7c.
After testing out my MacBook Air with M1, I’m more convinced than ever that a custom ARM chip for Chromebooks would bring many benefits: Battery life, potentially lower costs for high-end devices and performance based on this Octane score.
All of these glowing Apple Silicon M1 device reviews have me thinking it’s time for Google to design a similar, modern chipset for Chromebooks. After all, doesn’t the “modern OS” deserve it?
2021 is shaping up to be a great year for ARM-powered Chromebooks. Not only will we have the Acer Chromebook Spin 513 with Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 7c but also devices with even more capable chips from MediaTek.
Nearly 18 months ago we first saw code for the Cheza reference Chromebook debut. Cheza devices running on the Snapdragon 845 were expected by the end of this year. What happened?