Posted July 02, 2017 on

newMOOVE FullHD Ubuntu Laptop with Intel Skylake and SSD for EUR 500


The Spanish firm VANT, specialized in Linux boxes, has just announced the availability of a slim, lightweight Ubuntu laptop (currently shipping with Ubuntu 16.04.1 LTS 64-bit) with an excellent 15.6" Full HD IPS matt screen, backlit keyboard and a large touchpad.

The newMOOVE laptop is powered by sixth generation i5 and i7 Intel Core processors (SkyLake) featuring minimal power consumption and an ehanced integrated graphics.

RAM is configurable, with 4, 8 or 16GB DDR3L-1600 memory banks (4 and 8GB models come with a soDIMM so you can expand the memory without removing any modules)


As far as storage is concerned, it comes with 240 and 480GB SSD, which offer better performance, lower consumption and heating and -consequently- better autonomy than conventional HDDs, which are also available with 1TB capacity. The newMOOVE keeps the flash card reader and abandons the optical drive.

Connectivity wise, it has and Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260, Bluetooth 4.2, USB3.0, HDMI and sPDIF audio output.



VANT newMOOVE Specifications

Following is a list of sample configurations from the VANT Online Shop (in Spanish):

  • i5-6200U 2.3Ghz, FullHD, 4GB RAM, 1TB HDD: EUR 510 + VAT
  • i5-6200U 2.3Ghz, FullHD, 8GB RAM, 240GB SSD: EUR 560 + VAT
  • i7-6500U 2.5Ghz, FullHD IPS, 8GB RAM, 240GB SSD: EUR 670 + VAT
  • i7-6500U 2.5Ghz, FullHD IPS, 16GB RAM, 480GB SSD: EUR 770 + VAT


Drivers for Microsoft Windows are available for all the built-in components, just in case you need to transfer the computer to another person.