Season 2 - Episode 4: Pine Fresh


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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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 ๐Ÿ“ฑwere 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 ๐ŸŽฎ and the CUBE open source IP camera ๐Ÿ“ฝ.

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 ๐Ÿ’ป
  • 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 ๐Ÿ“ท
  • 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 โŒจ๏ธ
  • Target price for PineTab + keyboard: $99 ($79 for standalone PineTab)

Pine64 contacts

Other stuff:


  • FOSSTalk Live on 8th June in London.๐Ÿบ
  • OGGcamp on 19th and 20th October in Manchester.๐Ÿ˜

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