Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Developer Kit lets you test Windows on ARM apps for $219

Ahead of Microsoft’s Build developer conference back in May, Qualcomm announced the Snapdragon Developer Kit. The idea was to give developers a way to test out their Windows on ARM apps without costing an arm and a leg (pun intended).
Now, it’s finally available in the form of the ECS LIVA Mini Box QC710. The product seems to come with the first-generation Snapdragon 7c, instead of the Snapdragon 7c Gen 2 that was promised, not that there’s much of a difference between the two. It also has 4GB RAM and 64GB of storage, shipping with Windows 10 Home instead of Windows 11, although you can upgrade for free.
For ports, there’s one USB 3.2 Gen 1 Type-A port, one USB 2.0 Type-A port, HDMI, Ethernet, and there’s a USB Type-C port for charging.

“We have a proud history of creating helpful developer tools in coordination with Microsoft, and the Snapdragon Developer Kit is the latest outcome of that collaboration,” said Qualcomm’s Miguel Nunes back in May. “This developer kit provides an aff…

Written By: Rich Woods

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