Dell’s Project Sputnik laptop is now for sale on dells website. Dell’s XPS 13 Developer Edition is the first in there new line of linux computers.
Project Sputnik is an open, six-month product exploration by Dell to help identify what developers want in a laptop.
The XPS 13 Developer Edition comes with Ubuntu 12.04 pre-installed, and starts at $1,549 and comes with 1 Year ProSupport with 1 Year NBD Limited Onsite Service After Remote Diagnosis.
The laptops hardware specs are as followed:
Processor: Intel® Core™ i7 (4M Cache, up to 3.0 GHz)
Operating System: Ubuntu 12.04
Screen: 13.3″ HD 720p
Ram: 8GB2 DDR3 SDRAM at 1600MHz
Hard Drive: 256GB Solid State Drive
Video Card: Intel HD 4000
Weight: 2.99 lbs
I want to point out as well Ubuntu Ultrabook is $50 more than the Windows version. But again no Anti-virus, Office or other extras needed all is included since most Linux software is free and open source.