When comparing Librem 15 vs Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga (OLED version), the Slant community recommends Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga (OLED version) for most people. In the question“What are the best laptops for Linux?” Lenovo Thinkpad X1 Yoga (OLED version) is ranked 27th while Librem 15 is ranked 30th.
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Pro Built with security in mind starting from each chip placed onto the motherboard
Pro Runs privacy focused software
Librem runs PureOS, a privacy focused operating system, and runs software that respects your rights.
Pro Optional physical kill switches for microphone/camera and wireless/bluetooth
Pro Excellent keyboard and navigation
Pro Amazing OLED display that takes watching videos and looking at images to another level
This PC's OLED display has bold colors, deep contrast and pitch black levels. This creates a nice three dimensional effect that takes watching videos and looking at images to another level.
Pro Battery charging is fast
This PC comes with a 65-Watt AC adapter, which makes the battery charging process to be quite fast. In fact, it can completely charge its drained battery in under 2 hours. This partially mitigates the negative effects of the average battery life.
Con It's quite expensive
You'll be paying a higher price for Purism's commitment to secure, privacy, and freedom respecting electronics.
Con Pre-order only
It's not available yet.
Costing over $2,000, this PC is quite expensive. Going for the LED version, rather than the OLED, means saving a considerable amount.
Con Average battery life
The Thinkpad X1 Yoga OLED has an average battery life. It lasts around 8.5 hours during light usage and around 3.5 hours during more intensive use. This is mainly due to the display, since the LED version lasts around 40% more.