Season 2 - Episode 4: Pine Fresh

04/03/2019

It's pine time! One awesome interview with Lukasz from Pine64 about the company and their upcoming laptop, phone and tablet. This sucker is nuclear!

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Interview

In this episode we welcome __Lukasz, the community manager from Pine64__, to have a chat about the company and their exciting new products.

The Pinebook Pro, PineTab and PinePhone 📱were first announced at FOSDEM 2019. The company later released a forum post with more information. This post also describes other upcoming products, like the Roshambo retro gaming console 🎮 and the CUBE open source IP camera 📽.

Some of the specs:

Pinebook Pro iteration on the current Pinebook

  • 14" 1080p IPS LCD panel
  • 64/128GB of eMMC storage (128 default for Pine64 Forum members)
  • Black magnesium alloy body 💻
  • Digital video output via USB-C up to 4K60hz, USB 3.0 and USB 2.0 ports
  • 4GB of LPDDR4 RAM
  • Rockchip RK3399 ; big.LITTLE Hexacore A72/A53 SOC
  • PCIe x4 that can take a m.2 NVMe SSD using an optional adapter
  • Target Price: $199

The PinePhone (These are the dev kit specs, some of them are subject to change in the actual phone)

  • Mockups on Twitter.
  • USB C for data and charging
  • Privacy (hardware) switches for BT/WiFi, LTE, cameras, speaker
  • 2mpx and 5mpx front / back cameras 📷
  • 1440x720 IPS screen
  • SOPine module: Allwinner A64 with 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM
  • Targeted price point for the phone: $149

The PineTab

  • 16GB of eMMC
  • 2GB of LPDDR3 RAM
  • 720p IPS 10" LCD (MiPi)
  • Magnetically attached keyboard + trackpad ⌨️
  • Target price for PineTab + keyboard: $99 ($79 for standalone PineTab)

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