Pre-orders for the Purism Librem mini PC started cracking March 2020 and now the compact PC started shipping out to customers. If you missed the pre-ordering phase the Purism Librem Small form factor mini PC is now available to purchase priced at $699.
According to the firm, the Librem Mini is special because it supports Purism PureBoot (a free software alternative to Secure Boot) out-of-the-box. The device also includes the free software BIOS replacement, coreboot. With these additions, the Librem Mini is ideal for those who don’t want to go about finding compatible hardware to set up a free software-compatible computer.
Purism Librem Mini specification:
|Processor||Intel Core i7-8565U (Whiskey Lake), Active (fan) Cooling, 4 Cores, 8 Threads, up to 4.6GHz|
|Graphics||Intel UHD Graphics 620|
|Memory||DDR4-2400, 2 SO-DIMM slots, Max 64GB Support, 1.2V DDR4 L2133/2400MHz|
|Storage||1 SATA III 6Gbps SSD/HSS (7mm), 1 M.2 SSD (SATA III/NVMe x4)|
|Video||1 HDMI 2.0 4K@60Hz, 1 DisplayPort 1.2 4K@60Hz|
|USB Ports||4 x USB 3.0, 2 x USB 2.0, 1 x USB Type C 3.1|
|Audio||3.5mm AudioJack (Mic-in & Headphone-out combo)|
|Networking||1 RJ45 (Gigabit Ethernet LAN), with optional WiFi Atheros ATH9k Module, 802.11n (2.4/5.0 GHz)|
|Bluetooth||Ar3k Bluetooth 4.0 (optional)|
|Power||1 Powerbutton, DC-IN Jack|
|Dimension||5.0″ x 5.0″ x 1.5″ (12.8 cm x 12.8 cm x 3.8 cm)|
|Weight||2.2 lbs (1 kg)|
It is the ideal home server or secure workstation, and is fully backed by the support of Purism.