Ubuntu Linux fans in the United States will be pleased to know that Dell has just released another special version of its entry-level laptop in their country. The Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition notebook is now available for purchase in the US and comes with Ubuntu Linux operating system. As the suggest name, the new machine is designed for power users, especially for developer audiences.
Considering its price, the Developer Edition of Dell XPS 13 laptop is a bit more expensive rather than the cheapest Windows model. You’ll found the Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition notebook on its official webstore for $949 and up.
Just reminder, the entry-level Windows-based Dell XPS 13 brings an Intel Core i3 processor and 4GB of RAM. As comparison, the Linux-powered XPS 13 Developer Edition packs an Intel Core i5 Broadwell CPU, 8GB of RAM, and 128GB SSD (solid state storage). Its 13.3-inch matte display sporting a 1920 x 1080 pixel resolution. That’s most affordable version of this Ubuntu laptop.
Company offers a Linux laptop with a wide range of configuration such as an Intel Core i7 processor, up to 256GB of storage, and 3200 x 1800 pixel display. Sadly, users can’t add more memory capacity space that only 8GB of RAM. This notebook is pre-loaded with Ubuntu 14.04 operating system.
New Dell XPS 13 Developer Edition with Broadwell CPU and Ubuntu OS provides a backlit keyboard, Wi-Fi 802.11ac, and a 52 Wh battery.
Source: Product Page