Dell Launches Ubuntu-Powered XPS 13 Developer Edition

/ 3 years ago


Dell has released the XPS 13 Developer Edition laptop running Ubuntu. The laptop, codenamed “Sputnik 3”, runs on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS and features a 13.3-inch LED-backlit touch display having a 1920 x1080 pixels resolution.

In terms of performance, the XPS 13 Developer Edition runs on a Core i5-4200U or i7-4500U Intel Haswell processor, 8 GB of RAM, Intel HD 4400 graphics, a 128/256 GB mSATA solid state drive, a spill-resistant backlit chiclet keyboard, an HD webcam, Bluetooth, 802.11ac WiFi, and a 55WHr battery.


Dell set the starting price at $1,249 and made it available only in the United States at the moment. However it will expand its reach quickly, whereas next week it will go on sale in Canada, and by the end of the month it will also be available in 9 EU countries.

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  • Tipstaff

    Very nice looking laptop. However, for a machine running a free OS, it seems a bit pricey.