ASUS NovaGo: World’s First Snapdragon Windows Laptop With 20 Hours Of Battery Life

Asus has announced the world's first Gigabit LTE laptop powered by Snapdragon 835 chipset. The new device which runs on full Windows 10, is called the ASUS NovaGo convertible. The ground breaking achievement was made known at the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit 2017 in Hawaii by Asus CEO Jerry Shen.

The device which boast of 20 hours of battery life, comes with a 8GB RAM and up to 256GB UFS 2.0 storage. ASUS NovaGo comes with support for Windows Ink, Windows Hello, and Cortana. It boast of 22 hours of battery life (video playback), up to 30 days of standby time. 

Speaking at the unveiling Jerry Shen said;
ASUS is proud to be paving the way with Qualcomm Technologies and other companies to develop this new landscape for ‘Always Connected’ Windows on Snapdragon PCs. ASUS NovaGo reinvents the concept of laptop connectivity and productivity — it’s the world’s first announced laptop that is connected virtually anywhere, at any time, with the new Gigabit LTE network*; and lasts up to 22 hours on a single charge for ‘all-day’ battery life
Asus NovaGO rocks a full HD 13.3-inch display with an HD camera, a resolution of 1920x1080 and a dimension of 12.44 x 8.7 x 0.59 in. It has a fingerprint sensor and its touchpad is covered with glass. See below for more details.

ASUS NovaGo Specifications
  • Windows 10 S (upgradeable to Windows 10 Pro)
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 platform @ 2.6GHz
  • Adreno 540 GPU @ 710MHz
  • 13.3" Full HD (1920x1080) LCD panel w/ 100% sRGB color gamut
  • Up to 8GB 1866MHz LPDDR4x RAM
  • Up to 256GB UFS 2.0 storage
  • HD camera (1280x720)
  • 802.11ac Wi-Fi (2x2 MIMO) / GPS
  • Snapdragon X16 modem (1Gbps DL / 150Mbps UL, 4x4 MIMO)
  • 52Whr LiPo battery (22 hours max.)
  • 12.44 x 8.7 x 0.59 in
  • 3.06 lbs
  • Backlit keyboard
  • Glass-covered Precision Touchpad
  • Fingerprint sensor (Windows Hello)
  • 2x USB 3.1 Type-A, 1x HDMI, 1x DC in
  • 1x audio jack, 1x nanoSIM slot, 1x microSD card reader

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