Google and Framework introduced a new modular laptop with the long name Framework Laptop Chromebook Edition based on the ChromeOS operating system. This version is similar to the one that runs under Windows, and in it you can also select the desired modules in the same way.
The list of modules includes components with USB Type-C, USB Type-A, HDMI, DisplayPort and Ethernet ports, a microSD card reader, you can increase the amount of RAM and change the drive to a more capacious one. There is also partial customization – you can change the plastic panels around the perimeter of the display. We also note the presence of a mechanical switch to turn off the webcam and microphone.
As for the characteristics, the novelty is equipped with a display with a diagonal of 13.5 inches and a resolution of 2256 × 1504 pixels with an aspect ratio of 3:2. The laptop uses the Intel Core i5-1240P processor, which belongs to the 12th generation. It won’t be replaced.
The novelty is already available for pre-order in the US and Canada for $999. And earlier reported about the Panasonic Toughbook 40 modular laptop with a high level of protection.