Qualcomm is the largest smartphone chipmaker, but it’s making inroads in the PC market dominated by Intel and AMD. Lenovo ThinkPad X13s is Verizon’s first laptop featuring the Qualcomm Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 SoC.
Qualcomm said the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 would enhance single-core CPU performance by 40% and multiple-core performance by 85%. The Adreno GPU chip is 60% faster than in the 8cx CPU.
Lenovo ThinkPad X13s includes a 13.3-inch screen and 28-hour battery life. It’s 2.35 pounds and slender. The webcam is 5MP. Both Verizon 5G networks are supported. Verizon charges $40.27 per month for the 512GB laptop.
The first Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 laptop has finally been released. It should boost Apple’s Arm-powered machines before Qualcomm’s Nuvia CPUs launch.
Features and specs
The ThinkPad X13s has a 13.3-inch WQXGA display with a 16:10 aspect ratio. It has black casing, red accents, and a TrackPoint with double mouse buttons above the touchpad. The 13.4mm-thick laptop weighs 1.06kg.
The new SoC boosts multi-core performance by 85% over Gen 2, and the GPU by 60%. The 8cx Gen 3 gives always-connected Windows devices 5G connection. The new processor incorporates Qualcomm FastConnect 6900, which supports 4.4Gbps Wi-Fi 6E. The NPU (Neural Processor) is said to boost AI by 29 Tera Operations Per Second (TOPS).
Snapdragon Gen 3 Price
Lenovo ThinkPad X13s has up to 32GB of RAM and 1TB of SSD storage, while Verizon only offers 16GB and 512GB. Verizon offers the laptop for $1,449.99 or $40.27 per month for 36 months. On Lenovo’s website, the phone costs $1,301.40 without 5G.
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