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We are proud to unveil the final specifications for the Librem 5 smartphone, set to begin shipping in Q3 of 2019. Here’s the high level hardware specs:


Librem 5 - final specifications

Librem 5

Display : 5.7″ IPS TFT screen @ 720×1440
Processor: i.MX8M (Quad Core) max. 1.5GHz
Memory: 3GB RAM
Storage: 32 GB eMMC internal storage
External Storage: microSD storage expansion
Wireless: 802.11abgn 2.4 Ghz / 5Ghz + Bluetooth 4
Baseband: Gemalto PLS8 3G/4G modem w/ single SIM on replaceable M.2 card
GPS: Teseo LIV3F GNSS
Smartcard: Reader with 2FF card slot (SIM card size)
Sound: 1 earpiece speaker, 3.5mm headphone jack
Accelerometer: 9-axis IMU (gyro, accel, compass)
Front Camera: 8 MPixel
Back Camera: 13 MPixel w/LED flash
Vibration motor: Included
USB Type C: USB 3.0 data, Charging (Dual-Role Port), Video out
Battery: User replaceable – 3,500 mAh


You can pre-order the Librem 5 for the early bird discounted price of $649 — with the price going up $50 after July 31st.

Here’s a more detailed breakdown of the Librem 5 hardware and specific components included:

CPU i.MX8M @ max. 1.5GHz

  • Quad core Cortex A53, 64bit ARM
  • GPU: Vivante GC7000Lite (hardware supports OpenGL/ES 3.1, Vulkan, OpenCL 1.2)
  • Auxiliary Cortex M4

RAM:

  • 3GB RAM

Storage:

  • Internal 32GB eMMC
  • microSD storage expansion slot (max 2 TB)

Display:

  • 5.7″ IPS TFT screen @ 720×1440

3 Hardware Kill Switches:

  • WiFi / Bluetooth
  • Cellular Baseband
  • Cameras & microphone
  • All 3 off = additionally disable IMU+compass & GNSS, ambient light and proximity sensors

Other Buttons:

  • Power button, Volume ± buttons

Battery:

  • 3,500mAh, user replaceable

Wireless:

  • 802.11abgn 2.4 Ghz / 5Ghz + Bluetooth 4

Baseband:

  • Option 1: Gemalto PLS8 3G/4G modem w/ single SIM on replaceable M.2 card
  • Option 2: Broadmobi BM818 (made in China)
  • nanoSIM tray for cellular

GPS:

  • Teseo LIV3F GNSS

Cameras:

  • Rear camera @ 13 MPixel
  • Camera flash LED for rear camera
  • Front camera @ 8 MPixel

USB Type-C Port:

  • USB3.0 data
  • Power Delivery (Dual-Role Port)
  • Video out

Audio:

  • 1 earpiece speaker + digital microphone
  • 3.5mm headphone jack with stereo out and mono microphone input
  • Audio DAC: Wolfson Media WM8962
  • 1 loudspeaker

Smartcard:

  • Reader with 2FF card slot (SIM card size)

Notification Lights:

  • RGB LED with PWM control per color

Other Sensors, Components:

  • Acceleration, gyro and compass sensor (“9-axis” by ST, LSM9DS1)
  • Ambient light and proximity sensor: VCNL4040
  • Haptic motor

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