Qualcomm’s new chips target PCs, handheld gaming consoles

Qualcomm is light on some details, but the handheld push in particular is an interesting decision.

Qualcomm’s new chips target PCs, handheld gaming consoles
Qualcomm Razer handheld dev kit
Credit: Supplied by Qualcomm

Qualcomm has been in the Windows on Arm space for several years now, dating back to the Snapdragon 835 powering the first wave of Windows on Arm laptops back in 2018.

We’ve since seen the Snapdragon 8cx range become the flagship processor in this range, and Qualcomm has now launched the Snapdragon 8cx Gen 3 at the Snapdragon Tech Summit. But the company also revealed a new mid-range PC processor, a handheld gaming SoC, and a handheld developer kit (seen above). Here’s what you should know.