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Asus NovaGo laptop: Say hello to 22 hours of battery life

The NovaGo is one of the first Windows laptops to run on a Qualcomm Snapdragon chip.

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Asus is releasing one of the first Qualcomm Snapdragon-powered Gigabit LTE laptops, which it claims will offer up to 22 hours of battery life.

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Asus says the system will also offer 30 days of standby battery life. 

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Like the other Snapdragon-powered PCs, this runs Windows 10 S, which limits the type of software you can install. 

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The smaller capacity has 64GB of internal storage and 4GB RAM, for $599.

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The larger capacity version has 8GB of RAM and a 256GB SSD for storage -- that one costs $799.

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It's a hybrid design with a 360-degree hinge and a touch screen. 

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Like the other Snapdragon-powered PCs, this runs Windows 10 S, which limits the type of software you can install. 

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Like other Windows 10 S systems, you can, however, upgrade to full Windows 10. 

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If you do upgrade, however, be aware that not every Windows app has been tested for ARM support. 

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Enjoy some more hands-on photos of the Asus NovaGo.

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