Qualcomm's new Snapdragon Dev Kit lets developers test ARM apps on Windows

Ivan, 25 May 2021

Microsoft and Qualcomm are teaming up to bring the Snapdragon Developer Kit, meant to give developers a cheaper option to optimize their Windows apps for the ARM64 instruction set.

The Snapdragon Developer Kit is built around the 8nm Snapdragon 7c platform, complete with a X15 LTE modem, an octa-core Kryo 468 processor and up to QHD @ 60Hz display support.

Qualcomm's new Snapdragon Dev Kit lets developers run ARM apps on Windows

The Snapdragon Developer Kit will be a cheaper option for devs to test their apps for Windows on ARM, than the rare consumer notebooks with ARM processors currently on sale.

You'll be able to buy the Snapdragon Developer Kit through the Microsoft Store this summer. Price is unknown.

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Reader comments

This have nothing to do with android. The point is to develop apps for windows on ARM based chips instead of x86 like conventional PCs use

You absolutely missed the point of this machine.

  • A dev
  • 26 May 2021
  • X$K

It's not as a work machine. It's to make apps for future Snapdragon laptops. It's like a early testing platform for app devs to test the app.

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