Smartphones are very practical in use, it is small and simple, making it easy to carry anywhere. Microsoft wants to change the mobile device (smartphone or tablet) become like a real PC, which lets you work wherever you are. The new handheld device that would later be able to run Windows software, have a cellular connection, and power-saving.
At WinHEC hardware conference event held in Shenzhen, China, Microsoft announced the Windows operating system will be able to run on devices that use ARM architecture. Microsoft and Qualcomm (for ARM chipset suppliers) have agreed to work together to make the air-Qualcomm chipset can run Windows OS. The first device will start shipping in 2017. This step was taken because Microsoft saw high demand for connected PC more power efficient. Microsoft even mention the type of device and the term “cellular PC”. Read more