May 12, 2022

Tired of Windows and Mac? Meet the Kubuntu Focus M2 Linux Laptop

Windows and Mac are the dominant players in the laptop and desktop space; there is no question. But there’s another player in the field that has streamlined its game over the past few years, Linux. The fact that ordinary people use Linux has been around for years, but I think we’re finally getting to the point where it’s doable. The Kubuntu Focus M2 Linux laptop is proof of that.

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Kubuntu is just one of many flavors of Linux available to users. This variant is based on Ubuntu and adds its operating system modifications into the mix. The Kubuntu Focus team has announced the availability of the 4th Generation M2 Mobile Workstation. This model boasts substantial improvements in features like a QHD display, 2MP webcam, better speakers, 12th Gen i7 processor, and unmatched Nvidia mobile GPUs.

Kubuntu Focus M2 Linux Laptop Features

  • Up to 20% faster processor: Upgrade from i7-11800H (8C/16T) to “Alder Lake” i7-12700H (6P+8E/20T).
  • IPS display with 1.8x pixels: Expanded from 1080p (FHD) to 165Hz 1440p (QHD) and 100% DCI-P3 color coverage (205 DPI).
  • Nvidia GPUs up to 25% faster: Upgraded from Max-Q to Full Performance and Ti models. In some benchmarks, the new RTX 3060 outperforms the previous generation RTX 3080 Max-Q!
  • iGPU up to 150% faster: Triple Iris Xe® EUs from 32 to 96.
  • Clearer, louder sound: Improved with larger speakers and more bass.
  • Even more ports: Added another USB-C and 8-port multi-card SD reader.
  • Double the webcam sharpness: Upgrading from 720p (1.0 MP) to HD 1080p (2.0 MP).
  • Larger battery: Increase from 73 to 80 Whr.
  • Faster charging: Enlarged the PSU from 180W to 230W.
  • Double base disk size: increased from 250 GB to 500 GB.
  • The latest kernel and software: Migration from 20.04 LTS to Kubuntu 22.04 LTS and KDE 5.24 LTS with kernel 5.17+.
  • GPU choices include the Nvidia RTX 3060, 3070 Ti, or 3080 Ti with up to 16GB of VRAM. Customers can skip dongles with plenty of high-speed ports and the ability to drive 4 external 4k displays with standard cables.
  • All Focus systems save you time every day with carefully selected software, helpful tools, guided solutions specifically tailored to your hardware, and priority Linux support.
  • Pricing starts at US$1,895, learn more HERE

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Last updated May 4, 2022.

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