Penguin T2 GNU/Linux Laptop

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International Order? This model is currently available with a United States keyboard layout. It is also available with AC adapters for other regions. We stock US/Canadian, Japanese, [censored] ("UK" style), [censored] ("Europlug"), and Australian AC adapters/plugs. For other countries please inquire. Shipping to most international destinations takes 3-5 business days. Taxes/duties not included. If the configuration you want is not an option below please contact support with your regional requirements.

All laptops and desktops are assembled at our US facility. This means taxes are not included in the prices shown. The taxes depend on the final destination of the goods rather than where the order was assembled. Orders going outside the US will therefore have any local taxes collected on delivery. To get an idea about the local tax rate in your country check out this wikipedia article.

Category Specification
Processor Options (when available) T Series Low Power Consumption CPUs
Intel® Core™ i3-8100T Processor
Intel® Core™ i5-8400T Processor
Intel® Core™ i7-8700T Processor

Standard Desktop CPUS for Max Performance
Intel® Core™ i3-8100 Processor
Intel® Core™ i5-8400 Processor
Intel® Core™ i7-8700 Processor
Memory DDR4
Core Logic Mobile Intel® H310 Express Chipset
Screen 15.6” Full HD (1920x1080) IPS Display, Matte Finish
Wireless 802.11N Atheros Wifi (freedom compatible chipset)
Webcam Built-in 1.0M HD Video Camera
Memory Up to 32GB
Battery Removable 6 cells Smart Lithium-Ion battery pack 47WH(included)
3+ hours with standard CPU without optimization (can get better battery life with software optimization)
Also consider a T series low power CPU which are optimized for low power and long longer battery life
Card Reader 6-in-1 Card Reader (MMC/RSMMC/SD/Mini-SD/SDHC/SDXC)
Keyboard Multi languages white-LED illuminated full size keyboard with numeric pad
Graphics Intel® UHD Graphics 630 (Integrated on 8th Gen Intel Core Processor)
Sound System High Definition audio interface
Built-in Array Microphone
Built-in two speakers
Ports/slots 1 HDMI™ output Port (with HDCP)
1 external VGA port
2 USB 2.0 Port (Type A)
2 USB 3.1 Gen 1 Ports (1 x Type C, 1 x Type A)
1 Headphone Jack
1 Microphone Jack
1 RJ-45 LAN (10/100/1000Mbps)
One changeable 2.5” SATA port for 7mm (H) SATA HDD/SSD (ie ships occupied)
One M.2 2280 SSD SATA (slot ocupied if optionalal M.2 SSD slected)
Ethernet Built-in Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Approx. Dimensions 14.88” (w) x 9.84” (d) x 1.17” (h)
Weight About 5.51 lbs. for main unit and Battery Pack (varies slightly based on configuration)
Default configuration Includes the latest release of Ubuntu
Compatible with Most GNU/Linux releases with a recent release date (hardware supports free & mainline kernels/project drivers)

Contact us about other operating systems such as OpenBSD, FreeBSD, etc. These will likely have support at some point and we'll be happy to investigate the current status.
Penguin Support: 1-888-39-THINK (84465) Price
For Mail-In Service Add (Per Computer) $34
USB Peripherals Setup/Tutorial
(Printers, Portable Audio Players, etc.)
Operating System Installs $49
Software Installations $29
Networked Peripherals Setup/Tutorial (Printers, etc.) $29
Data Transfers of up to 3GB $19
Data Transfers of up to 10GB $39
Data Transfers of up to 99GB $49
Diagnostics $54
Upgrades/Repair (per half hour; if no others apply) $55
Phone Support (per half-hour / non-warranty) $39
OS Media $24

This model will more likely work with some slightly older releases than some of our other models currenty as well as any recent distribution out of the box.

This model is supported by at least Debian (testing), Linux Mint 19+, Ubuntu 18.04+, elementary OS 5.0+, Fedora 28+, Red Hat Enterprise 7 & 8, CentOS 7 & 8 (Note: core/basic functionality in 7 with 1810 release RHEL 7), openSUSE Tumbleweed (and Leap 42.3+), Arch, and Parabola GNU/Linux-libre. Most other distributions will also work, but feel free to inquire about other distributions and releases. We will update this list as time allows.

This model supports faster socketed CPUs designed for a desktop. With a faster standard desktop CPU there are some drawbacks like reduced battery life (compared to our other models). There are however a few T series CPU options that draw less power.

If your computer has ever come to a crawl you probably didn't have enough memory. A lack of memory is the leading cause of systems becoming unbearably slow. So stock up now when memory is dirt cheap and avoid those expensive upgrades.

Don't just get a bigger drive. Get a faster drive. Experience twice the speed with a new solid state drive. Newer SSD technology can give you that boost you always wanted cutting start times in half and increasing the speed of programs.

M.2 SSD drives are a new smaller form factor type of hard drive that are much faster than traditional 'spinning disk' drives and are found in newer higher end computers. SSD drives will usually cut boot and application start times by about half.

Avoid future expenses with an extended warranty.

Don't have a VPN provider yet? Get PenguinVPN and we'll pre-configure your computer for access to our privacy friendly VPN service.

Add bluetooth capability to your computer with a Penguin Bluetooth USB Micro Adapter. A Bluetooth USB adapter enables you to connect Mice, Phones, Keyboards, Speakers, and other devices wirelessly to your computer.

Get a a pair of best-in-class speakers and hear the world like you've never heard it before! There are many options for speakers, but not all are created equal. We've gone and selected some of the best speakers on the market to offer. * Ships to USA only.

Need to transfer data from an old computer? Don't let an old USB flash drive slow you down. Get a fast USB 3.0 flash drive or an even faster USB SuperSpeed SSD Drive.

Get extra ports! If you have lots of accessories take advantage of a USB hub to keep everything organized and connected.

Our AC adapters are compatible with power grids around the world. However each AC adapter needs a cable to connect to your local outlet. Pick the one that is suitable for you. If you have any questions contact support.

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