Pinebook Pro: Cheap laptop with Linux support is orderable again for US$199.99
The Pinebook Pro has been around for over a year now, with PINE64 having made the laptop available to order last July. Initial orders started shipping in October and now PINE64 has announced that it is producing another run of units. The price remains US$199.99, while PINE64 is selling ISO and ANSI keyboard layouts for the device.
The Pinebook Pro is based around a Rockchip RK3399, which features four ARM Cortex-A72 cores and two ARM Cortex-A53 cores. There is also an ARM Mali-T860 MP4 GPU onboard, along with 4 GB of LPDRR4 dual-channel RAM, 64 GB of eMMC 5.0 flash storage and a host ports.
Video is handled by a 14.1-inch IPS panel that operates natively at 1,920 x 1,080 pixels. The device weighs 1.26 kg and measures 329 x 220 x 12 mm.
PINE64 expects to start shipping orders in late August 2020. The machine is designed to run GNU and Linux and has a 10,000 mAh battery.