KDE Slimbook is Another Linux Laptop with AMD Ryzen

The KDE Slimbook is a Ryzen 4800H machine. It is a slim and light ultrabook, with a 100% sRGB screen. Plasma desktop come preinstalled.

Slimbook and KDE have today announced the third iteration of the classic KDE Slimbook, two years after the second version launched. As this is a KDE-branded device, it ships with the KDE Neon Linux distribution which uses the KDE desktop.

This is the latest and third iteration Linux laptop, launched as a result of a collaboration between KDE software community and Spanish PC maker Slimbook. It is a one-of-a-kind machine that you can not only use for casual work or entertainment but also for gaming, design, animation, 3D rendering, and hardcore software development.

Aside from the AMD Ryzen 7 4800 H processor (8 cores, 16 threads), the new KDE Slimbook includes up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM that runs at 3200 MHz, three USB ports, a USB-C port, an HDMI socket, an RJ45 for wired network connections as well as support for the new Wi-Fi 6 standard. On top of that runs KDE’s Plasma desktop, complete with a wide range of preinstalled, ready-to-use Open Source utilities and apps.

The device is available in two sizes: one with a 14-inch screen that weighs 1.1kg and a 15.6-inch version that weighs 1.5kg. The displays are Full HD IPS LED panels that cover 100% of the sRGB range, making them ideal for photographers and designers.

The KDE Slimbook is available now from the company’s website. The price of 14″ KDE Slimbook starts at €899 and 15.6″ at €929.

Slimbook says that at this price range, it’s more affordable than other laptops with similar specifications.

Bobby Borisov

Bobby Borisov

Bobby, an editor-in-chief at Linuxiac, is a Linux professional with over 20 years of experience. With a strong focus on Linux and open-source software, he has worked as a Senior Linux System Administrator, Software Developer, and DevOps Engineer for small and large multinational companies.

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