HP launched its Dev One Linux laptop computer at this time. Aimed toward coders, the 14-inch Clamshell is available in at a lower cost than the earlier Ubuntu-based HP Clamshell.
Beginning at $1,099, the Dev One begins to maintain prices low by selecting AMD as a substitute of Intel CPUs and skipping the discrete graphics card. HP’s final Linux laptop computer, a part of its ZBook workstation lineup, raised over $2,000 and supplied as much as Intel Xeon processors and Nvidia RTX GPUs.
Earlier workstations aimed toward information scientists used Ubuntu 20.04 preloaded with software program packages. Nevertheless, Dev One runs Pop!_OS, an Ubuntu-based Linux distribution from System76.
System76 additionally makes its personal laptop computer, desktop, server and launch mechanical keyboards. HP’s Dev One marks the primary laptop computer operating Pop!_OS with out the “System76” stamp on the lid—nonetheless, you’ll be able to obtain Pop!_OS and set up it in your system.
In its announcement from Dev One at this time, System76 prolonged its OS’s auto-tiling characteristic and workspace to work throughout a number of desktops with shortcuts. Dev One house owners may also use System76’s buyer assist.
Denver-based System76 nonetheless plans to promote its personal branded system, CEO and founder Carl Richel instructed Tech Republic in Might when discussing System76 and HP’s partnership. The manager hoped that the laptop computer would “carry alternatives to speed up our in-house design and manufacturing work, notably with reference to the provision chain.
The exec additionally emphasised that HP was on board with the open supply facet of Linux, with “each line of code” open supply for the Dev One. Richel additionally pointed to writing an open supply Linux app for programming the buttons on the HP 935 Creator mouse that’s being pushed with the laptop computer.
hp dev one specs
The Dev One has an eight-core, 16-thread Ryzen 7 Professional 5850U with 1.9-4.4 GHz clock velocity and built-in Radeon graphics.
There are additionally two sticks of 8GB DDR4-3200 RAM which might be user-upgradable as much as 64GB. The reminiscence appears to be HP model, because the laptop computer’s product web page recommends upgrading to HP RAM, “because of the non-industry customary nature of some third-party reminiscence modules.”
HP’s 0.75-inch-thick Linux system additionally includes a 1TB PCIe 3.0 x4 SSD that claims 3,200 MT/s sequential switch speeds (different speeds not shared).
The Dev One’s 14-inch, 1920×1080 show claims a most brightness of 1,000 nits on its specs sheet, however brings the perceived brightness all the way down to 800 nits because of the high-quality print cowl glass.
The laptop computer claims as much as 12 hours of battery life. Extra particularly, HP took that measure by enjoying textual content modifying, Chrome Internet shopping full-screen, and native 1080p MP4 video playback at 24 fps and 16 % quantity.
For all that coding, there’s an non-obligatory Linux keyboard with the Tremendous key, non-obligatory backlight, and spill resistance.