We came across this review in the Guardian for what looks to be a relatively affordable new laptop.
The Framework Laptop 13 is fixable and upgradeable and installed with Windows 11.
According to the review “the new parts are compatible with older machines. The laptop is thin, light and made of recycled aluminium. It looks and feels premium.”
Its screen has a matt, rather than a gloss, finish, reducing glare and reflections.
“The fixable and upgradeable premium Framework Laptop 13 has been improved all round for 2023 and is packed with small changes that are backwards compatible with older models.”
It has modular ports allowing the user to swap between any combination of USB-4/Thunderbolt 4, USB-A, HDMI, DisplayPort, ethernet, microSD and expandable storage drives.
It also runs cooler and has a higher-capacity battery that stores 11% more energy in the same physical size.
The Framework Laptop 13 is available as a pre-built, ready-to-use machine or in a DIY edition.
According to the reviewer it is “an excellent, adaptable and upgradable marvel suitable for more than just PC enthusiasts.”