Librem 14: Security-Focused Linux Laptop Now Available For Pre-Order


Are you looking for a laptop that respects your privacy and gives high security from cyberattacks? Check out the new privacy, freedom, and security-focused Linux laptop — Librem 14.

Librem 14 is a new edition and a successor to the Librem 13 laptop line by Purism. Purism is a security-first Linux hardware and software manufacturer that has now opened a pre-order window for Librem 14.

Librem 14 Specifications

Librem 14 comes with a fresh redesign, new security features, and a pre-installed PureOS GNU/Linux operating system. Obviously, it preserves security features found in every Librem laptop — for instance, two hardware kill switches to disable the webcam/microphone and Wi-Fi/Bluetooth.

Librem 14 Hardware switches
Librem 14 Hardware switches
“I am beyond excited to see the Librem laptop journey arrive at the build quality and specifications in the Librem 14. This fifth version of our line is the culmination of our dream device rolled into a powerful professional laptop. We have invested heavily so every customer will be proud to carry our laptops, and the Librem 14 will be the best one yet.”
– Todd Weaver, CEO and founder of Purism

Along with the display, you can run your processor-hungry applications at lightning speed with the latest seventh-generation Intel processor. Moreover, it has upgraded Cores from two to six and Threads from four to twelve.

For external monitors connectivity, it supports both HDMI and USB-C port. Another major enhancement to the hardware section is a new Gigabit ethernet card with a built-in RJ45 connector.

Here I’m listing the key features of Librem 14 in brief:

  • Display: 14″ 1080p IPS matte display
  • Processor: Intel Core i7-10710U CPU with 6 cores, 12 threads
  • Memory: up to 32GB, DDR4
  • External monitors output: Support for two external monitors via HDMI and USB-C
  • USB ports: USB-C power delivery in addition to the standard barrel connector
  • Mic/cam and wireless/bluetooth kill switches: Yes

Where To Buy Librem 14?

The Librem 14 is now available for pre-order with an “early bird” base price of $1199. You can place an order from the official site here. The shipment will start in early October. You can also add anti-interdiction services to make sure there is no hardware tampering during shipment

Sarvottam Kumar

Sarvottam Kumar

Sarvottam Kumar is a software engineer by profession with interest and experience in Blockchain, Angular, React and Flutter. He loves to explore the nuts and bolts of Linux and share his experience and insights of Linux and open source on the web/various prestigious portals.
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