Purism Librem 15 is a 15.6-inch high-end open source laptop that is being funded at the CrowdSupply and has already crossed its goal over 125%. According to the manufacturer, Purism is a prototype of pure laptop which comes with all open source software. Librem 15 is designed with all the modern parts with free/libre software.
In general, when you buy a laptop it comes with an operating system that includes suspect, proprietary software, which you don’t know how to use? However, this Purism Librem 15 is a high-end laptop that has operating system (a variant of Trisquel GNU/Linux), hardware drivers and included apps are all free and open. This idea is great if you want your brand new laptop equipped with your desired working software without any limitations. The basic prototype Purism Librem 15 comes with the following hardware specs:
- 15.6″ display in either 1920×1080
- 4 Core (8 Threads) 3.4GHz Intel i7-4770HQ
- Intel Iris Pro Graphics 5200
- 4GB RAM
- 500GB HDD
- CD/DVD ROM Drive
- Ports: Three USB 3.0 ports, One HDMI port, One Pop-Down RJ45 Network port
- 11n WiFiconnectivity
- 720p camera
- SDXC card slot
On the other hand, there are also available some more advanced choices for hardware which you can claim and get your one. Purism will start shipping the claimed products from April; you can still claim the product at $1649 for earlier birds as there are only 5 days left for the project.
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