Linux-based KDELaptops 4th generation Slimbook are powered by AMD’s Ryzen 7 5700U

Linux-based KDELaptops 4th generation Slimbook are powered by AMD's Ryzen 7 5700U

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  • System specs for the two models are essentially the same, with the exception of the display size and the battery capacity. Thus, the 14-inch model weighs 2.31 lbs (1.05 kg) and features a 47 Wh battery, while the 15.6-inch version weighs 3.42 lbs (1.55 kg) and integrates a 92.6 Wh battery. Both models have a profile of 0.66 inch (16.8 mm).

  • The most recent Slimbook KDE models switch from Ryzen 7 4800H to Ryzen 7 5700U processors, which offer up to 64 GB of RAM and up to 4 TB of SSD storage. Prices begin at a little less than €1,000. Ryzen (Zen) Ultrabook Lucienne (Zen 2) from AMD. OEM Spanish laptop The fourth-generation notebooks from Slimbook were created in association with the Linux KDE developers. The most recent 14-inch and 15.6-inch KDE IV models include light and thin chassis and AMD Ryzen 7 5700U CPUs with Zen 2 Lucienne cores and Vega 8 iGPU.

Screenwise, the refreshed laptops offer a 1080p IPS panel with 60 Hz refresh rate and 100% sRGB color gamut. AMD’s Ryzen 7 5700U processor is complemented by up to 64 GB of DDR4-3200 RAM and up to 4 TB of NVMe SSD storage via two M.2 slots. Connectivity is ensured through a Wi-Fi 6 + BT 5.2 module, as well as a GbE NIC. The HD webcam integrates an IR sensor for biometric security measures. Port selection includes USB-C 3.1 with DP video and power delivery, 2x USB-A 3.1 and a USB 2.0, plus an HDMI 2.0b video output along with the GbE and audio jacks.

Slimbook is selling the new models with Ubuntu LTS KDE Neon OS and a suite of apps pre-installed. The basic configuration with 8 GB of RAM and 250 GB SSD is priced at €999.95 for the 14-inch model and the 15.6-inch base model costs €1,049. Users can separately add more RAM and storage or they can choose from the options offered by Slimbook.

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