TUXEDO Computers, one of the companies that is betting on laptops with Linux, announced this week a model that comes with features that separate it from the rest of the alternatives.
The TUXEDO Book BA15 is powered by an AMD Ryzen 5 3500U chip and boasts of being "the first Linux laptop to use only AMD components."
The BA15 excels in terms of battery performance, with its 91.25 Wh drive it can deliver up to 25 hours per charge in economy mode.
“Even in the most everyday situation, the 15.6-inch laptop lasts quite a long time, so you can do your daily work, surf the web, write emails and many other things for at least 13 hours, even streaming 1080p video with the brightness at 50%, the device gets 10 hours of battery life "mentions the company.
- TUXEDO Computers (@TUXEDOComputers) May 22, 2020
The laptop has an integrated Radeon Vega 8 graphics card and three RAM memory options, all from Samsung. The spike option comes with 32GB of RAM.
In storage, the base model has 250GB, but can be upgraded up to 2TB for a little extra.
The 15.6-inch screen has full HD resolution and 300 nits of brightness, while the keyboard comes with a super TUX key.
As for the ports, there is a USB 3.2 Type C port that can be used as a DisplayPort or for charging, two USB 3.2 Type A ports, one USB 2.0 Type A port, as well as HDMI, Ethernet, card reader and slot for earphones.
Tuxedo Computers sells the BA15 with Ubuntu and TUXEO_OS, but there are many other options available. For example, the company also offers a dual-boot configuration with Windows and can even remove Linux entirely if the customer wishes.