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System 76 Darter UltraThin Ubuntu notebook now available for pre-order

This light Linux notebook features a full HD touchscreen coupled with Intel High Definition Graphics, Intel's 4th Generation Core i5 and i7 processors, optional SSD storage and more, all for a competitive price.

System76 unveiled earlier today the 14-inch touchscreen notebook called Darter UltraThin. This light portable weighs 4.6 pounds and comes loaded with Ubuntu 13.10, also packing 5 GB of free space for Ubuntu One Online Storage and Sync.

System76 Darter UltraThin has a rich list of specs that also includes the following:

  • Processor:  4th Generation Intel Core i5-4200U
  • Memory/Storage: 4 GB DDR3; 500 GB 5400 RPM SATA2 HDD, 5 GB free online storage space 
  • Display: 14.1-inch Full HD glossy touchscreen
  • Camera: 1.0 MP HD webcam
  • Connectivity:  802.11 b/g/n Wireless LAN + Bluetooth combo, HDMI, Ethernet, 2XUSB 3.0
  • Operating system: Ubuntu 13.10 64-bit
  • Weight/Dimensions: 4.60 pounds; 13.40X9.49X0.90 inches
  • Battery life: up to 5 hours on a charge
  • Warranty/Technical Support: 1 year limited

The price of the base setup mentioned above is $899, but the Darter UltraThin can be customized as the user wishes. Its long list of options includes the Intel Core i7-4500U processor ($89 more), up to 1.2 TB of SSD storage, 3 years of limited warranty and technical support ($195 more), 16 GB of memory ($179 extra) and many more. 

During the pre-order period, clients will only pay $5 for ground shipping in the United States. The Darter UltraThin will beging shipping on October 28.


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Codrut Nistor, 2013-10-16 (Update: 2013-10-16)