Dell’s repairable Concept Luna laptop has a long road ahead of it

A robot disassembles the keyboard of the Dell Concept Luna.
Here is a robot removing the Dell Concept Luna’s keyboard. | Photo by Owen Grove / The Verge

Almost a year ago today, Dell announced the “Concept Luna”, a fully repairable and upgradable laptop incorporating sustainable materials. With everything removable and replaceable, from the memory and SSD to the keyboard and the screen, it looked to be a similar concept to the groundbreaking Framework Laptop — and potentially a huge win for both sustainability and right-to-repair advocates. The problem: it was not anywhere close to a real thing you could buy.

Well, it’s been a year. Concept Luna is still not on shelves. Dell still has no concrete plans to put it on shelves.

However, Dell does claim it’s made some progress on it. Specifically, it has “worked over the last year to further refine the modular design of Concept Luna,…

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Author: Monica Chin