13th Gen Intel Core BIOS update

Hello there!

Oh boy am I going to start one big drama thread here (I am looking at you 12th Gen Intel Core BIOS 3.06 Beta !). Sorry for everything that is about to go wrong (or maybe not (but most likely yes…)).

But since we have 12th Gen Intel Core BIOS 3.08 Beta Release , when can we expect a 13th Gen Intel Core BIOS update?


PS: I know releasing BIOS updates is super hard and complex, but I took all of 6 seconds to make a dedicated meme. Soooo…

PS 2: Jokes aside please everyone keep it civil.

My main request is the 61Wh battery support.

You are in luck!
13th gen comes with 61Wh support ootb.

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Is that documented somewhere?

I get:

sudo upower -i /org/freedesktop/UPower/devices/battery_BAT1
  native-path:          BAT1
  vendor:               NVT
  model:                Framewo
  serial:               032E
  power supply:         yes
  updated:              jeu. 11 janv. 2024 12:31:18 (116 seconds ago)
  has history:          yes
  has statistics:       yes
    present:             yes
    rechargeable:        yes
    state:               fully-charged
    warning-level:       none
    energy:              46,6928 Wh
    energy-empty:        0 Wh
    energy-full:         46,6928 Wh
    energy-full-design:  55,0088 Wh
    energy-rate:         0 W
    voltage:             17,126 V
    charge-cycles:       37
    percentage:          100%
    capacity:            84,8544%
    technology:          lithium-ion
    icon-name:          'battery-full-charged-symbolic'

Maybe I have mixed my batteries somehow…

The store says:

The Framework Laptop 13 Battery is designed to be replaceable and upgradeable. Pick from 55Wh and higher-capacity 61Wh options. Both retain up to 80% capacity after 1,000 cycles of use. For 61Wh support, 11th Gen laptops should be updated to 3.19 or newer BIOS, while 12th Gen BIOS support is still pending.

So presumably 13th gen is supported OOTB. So I probably have my batteries mixed :frowning:

When you purchase a 13th gen with an i7, it comes with a 61Wh battery, the i5 comes with a 55wh

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