Touch screen option? In the future, and if so will that be upgradeable?

I have been hooked on the 2-in-1 touchscreen laptop for a few years now. The 2-in-1 combines the ease of a tablet and the keywording options of a regular computer all rolled into one. Also the drawing option should be mentioned because most people/students want to be able to take hand notes (much more effective for the learning process than just typing notes).

I would really rather buy a fully upgradeable laptop of course so that’s why I’m here but. . . I really can’t go back to a non-touchscreen laptop. I need a new computer but am hesitant to get the framework laptop because of this missing feature. Will there be one in the future and will the screen be also upgradeable?

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If there is or ever will be a screen with the same physical dimensions and connector then yes, you could swap the screen, as far as I’m aware framework does not have a part blacklist that other SIs/OEMs have(plus that would be anathema to their purpose) so I can confidently say the screen will be upgradable IF Framework or a third party create a screen but none exists currently to my knowledge

Nobody on this forum is going to be able to speak to Frameworks future product plans so I don’t think you should buy this laptop under the assumption that this option will be available in the future

I can say that you aren’t the first to inquire about this but I don’t think Framework is currently designing a laptop to meet your use case

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Yeah, I’m in the same boat and have been watching this closely. Last we heard from Framework, they made the internal display cable capable of supporting touch input, but didn’t have a touchscreen on their roadmap yet. I think that was July: Touchscreen that can use a stylus (for creative people) - #17 by nrp

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Thanks guys for the insights and links! I may just go ahead and get their laptop and hope for the best, maybe get a tablet for notes + drawing.
I just wanted everything in one place :frowning: