Qualcomm and Lenovo have announced Project Limitless, the world’s first 5G laptop. This was done at the Computex 2019 in Taipei. The laptop is powered by the new Snapdragon 8cx 5G compute platform with the Qualcomm Snapdragon X55 5G modem. Although the specification of the device was not given, but the prototype shows a convertible design, large screen and a fingerprint sensor.
The senior vice president and general manager, Consumer Business of Intelligent Devices Group, Lenovo, Johnson Jia said:
At Lenovo, we don’t innovate for the sake of technology alone. Everything we do is about improving people’s experience. With real 5G in a PC2, it’s all about satisfying users’ need for speed: faster file transfers and streaming in 4K, 8K and even AR/VR; faster and higher quality video chats on-the-go; even faster screen refreshes for mobile gaming. When we say limitless connectivity, we mean it – 5G PC users the world-over will save time, stay productive, or get online entertainment from nearly anywhere, at any time.
Also speaking Alex Katouzian, senior vice president and general manager, mobile business unit, Qualcomm Technologies, Inc, said:
Our collaboration with Lenovo will deliver transformative PC user experiences for both consumers and the enterprise thanks to the platform’s performance and power efficiency, combined with the high speed, low-latency connectivity made possible by 5G. Bandwidth-intensive tasks that involve downloading and uploading large files over a wireless connection can be exponentially faster, making remote storage feel as seamless as local storage”, this will change the way users create, collaborate and communicate with their computing devices.