Windows 10 on ARM
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Last year, Qualcomm confirmed that Windows 10 would soon arrive on the ARM (Snapdragon 835) processor device. Microsoft and Qualcomm are working with Lenovo, HP and Asus to bring Windows 10 to ARM devices.

The first Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 powered device with Windows 10 ARM is coming later this year. If the rumours are believed to be true, Microsoft might announce the Surface branded ARM device at its October 2017 event. “Our Snapdragon 835 is expanding into mobile PC designs running Windows 10, it’s scheduled to launch in the fourth quarter,” said Steve Mollenkopf, CEO of Qualcomm.

It appears that Windows 10 on ARM is coming sooner than expected as Windows 10 ARM64 Build 16281 showed up on Microsoft’s server. It is however not possible to install the build as the ISOs aren’t available. However, you can combine all the UUPs to create an ISO.

Windows 10 ARM64 Build 16281

  • Microsoft-Windows-Client-Features-arm64arm-Package.ESD
  • Microsoft-Windows-EditionPack-Core-arm64arm-Package.ESD
  • Microsoft-Windows-EditionPack-Enterprise-arm64arm-Package.ESD
  • Microsoft-Windows-EditionPack-Professional-arm64arm-Package.ESD
  • Microsoft-Windows-EditionSpecific-Education-arm64arm-Package.ESD
  • Microsoft-Windows-EditionSpecific-CoreSingleLanguage-arm64arm-Package.ESD
  • and more…

The Anywhere, Anytime PC will be slim, light and it will be powered by Snapdragon 835 processor. As Snapdragon 835 chipset is designed for mobile devices, the Windows 10 on ARM will have longer battery life than any PC with Intel processor. Much like a smartphone, the Windows 10 ARM device will be always connected to the cellular network.

A start-up based in London, England was testing an Ultra Portable Windows 10 ARM device with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 processor. On the other hand, Lenovo has delayed the launch of Always Connected Device, the company is now planning to launch the Windows 10 ARM device next year.

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