Are you searching for the best Linux machine for development? Darter Pro is one of their top-tier laptops in their product line. According to their official site, it gives up to 9 hours of battery life which seems pretty average. It weighs just below 4 pounds which is lighter than most of the productivity laptops in the market. It comes pre-shipped with its own Ubuntu-based operating system called Pop!_OS. Pop!_OS looks and feels great and gets updated frequently.
It has got 2 PCIe 2.0 NVMe slots that can expand your storage up to 4TB. You also get 2 DIMM slots with 16 GB of RAM pre-installed. It has a 15.6” IPS display with a matte finish. If we talk about the expandability of their laptop, there is a thunderbolt 4, type c, and full-size ethernet port.
Pop!_OS 20.10 (64-bit), Pop!_OS 20.04 LTS (64-bit), or Ubuntu 20.04 LTS (64-bit)
System76 Open Firmware (coreboot, EDK2, System76 Firmware Apps)
System76 Open Source Embedded Controller Firmware
11th Gen Intel® Core i5-1135G7: Up to 4.2 GHz – 8MB Cache – 4 Cores – 8 Threads
1th Gen Intel® Core i7-1165G7: Up to 4.7 GHz – 12MB Cache – 4 Cores – 8 Threads
15.6″ 1920×1080 FHD, Matte Finish
Intel® Iris Xe Graphics
Up to 64GB dual-channel DDR4 @ 3200MHz
2 x M.2 SSD (1x PCIe gen4 + 1x PCIe gen3 or SATA). Up to 4TB total.
1 × USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C / Thunderbolt™ 4, 1 × USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-C, 1 × USB 3.2 Gen 2 Type-A, 1 × USB 2.0 Type-A, MicroSD Card Reader