Is the Galago UltraPro the ultimate Linux ultrabook? We’ve got that and the Kudu Professional from System76 in studio. It’s our review of these Haswell powered laptops.
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Kudu Professional and Galago UltraPro Review:
Kudu Professional features:
- processor: 4th Generation Intel Core i5 and i7 Processors
- display: 17.3" 1080p Full High Definition LED Backlit Matte Display
- graphics: Intel HD Graphics 4600
- memory: Up to 16 GB 204 pin Dual Channel DDR3 @ 1600 MHz
- storage: 1 x mSATA, 2 x 2.5" 9mm Removable SATA II/III
- touchpad: Multitouch with two finger scrolling
- networking: Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000), WiFi
- wireless: Intel Centrinoup to 802.11 AC
- ports: HDMI, VGA, Ethernet, eSata/USB 3.0 Combo, 2 x USB 3.0, 1 x USB 2.0, Headphone Jack, Microphone Jack, SD Reader
- camera: Built-In 2.0 MP High Definition Webcam
- security: Kensington(r) Lock
- power Management: Suspend and Resume
- battery: Removable 62.16 Wh 6 Cell Smart Lithium-Ion
- power System: Full Range AC-in 100~240V, 50~60Hz, 90W AC Adapter, DC output 19V, 4.74A
- dimensions: 16.25“ x 10.50” x 0.82“~1.38” (WxDxH)
- weight: 6.80 lbs. (3.08 kg.)
Galago UltraPro Professional features:
Intel Iris Pro graphics with 128 MB eDRAM.
Only 3.8 pounds, is 0.75 inches thin
14.1 inch ColorPro IPS matte display
U+ p to 16 GB 1600 MHz dual channel memory
Intel Core i7–4750HQ
Chassis made of Magnesium Alloy and polycarbonate.
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