Qualcomm launched Snapdragon Developer Kit for Windows with latest Snapdragon X Elite processor

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Qualcomm introduced the Snapdragon Dev Kit for Windows, a compact PC featuring the Snapdragon X Elite, developed in collaboration with Microsoft. This kit is specifically designed for developers focusing on creating or optimizing apps and experiences for the upcoming generation of AI PCs, arriving just ahead of the Snapdragon X Series laptops in June.

The Snapdragon Dev Kit enables developers to fine-tune Windows applications for Snapdragon processors using familiar tools such as Visual Studio and VSCode, allowing for straightforward app recompilation directly on the Dev Kit.

Snapdragon Dev Kit for Windows Snapdragon X Elite design.

This ensures that PC users get the best possible experience by leveraging the native Windows on Snapdragon toolchain. The Dev Kit itself features a high-performance Snapdragon X Elite chip and numerous ports, making it ideal for developers working with multiple monitors.

Snapdragon Dev Kit for Windows Specifications -

DesignShell made with 20% recycled ocean plastic
ProcessorSnapdragon X Elite (X1E-00-1DE) processor, Qualcomm Oryon CPU – 12 cores, up to 3.8 GHz, Total cache: 42 MB, Dual Core Boost up to 4.3 GHz
RAM/Storage32 GB LPDDR5x RAM/ 512 GB Fast NVMe Storage
OS/UIWindows 11
Ports3x USB 4 Type-C, 2x USB 3.2 Type-A, 1x RJ45 Ethernet, 1x 3.5 mm audio jack, 1x HDMI
GraphicUp to 4.6 TFLOPS Qualcomm Adreno GPU
NPUUp to 45 TOPS Qualcomm Hexagon NPU
ConnectivityQualcomm FastConnect 7800 Mobile Connectivity System for Wi-Fi 7 and Bluetooth 5.4

Pricing and Availability -

The Snapdragon Dev Kit for Windows is available for pre-order at USD 899.99 (approximately Rs. 74,960), with retail availability starting June 18th.

Kedar Kondap, senior vice president and general manager of compute and gaming at Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., commented on the Dev Kit:

"The Snapdragon Dev Kit for Windows is purpose-built to accelerate the next generation of on-device AI applications for PCs. This system gives developers access to our powerful Qualcomm Oryon CPU and 45 TOPS NPU, so they can build the AI apps of the future."