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PinePhone "Brave Heart" early bird developer edition now available for $150
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PinePhone "Brave Heart" early bird developer edition now available for $150

About two months after the first Purism Librem 5 batch [https://tuxphones.com/purism-librem-5-linux-smartphone-shipped-initial-aspen-batch-list/] was shipped, Pine64 has finally made the very first batch of PinePhones openly available for sale. We discussed the differences between these two pocket-sized Linux phones in an article some months ago [https://tuxphones.com/purism-librem-5-vs-pine64-pinephone-linux-smartphone-comparison/

All we know about the PinePhone: pictures, specs and release date
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All we know about the PinePhone: pictures, specs and release date

Over the last months, PINE64/Pine Microsystems has been working hard [https://tuxphones.com/pine64-pinephone-prototype-linux-smartphone-mockup-progress-design/] on the PinePhone, an affordable ($150) privacy-oriented Linux smartphone. As currently available information is relatively fragmented among the PINE64 blog, wiki, chat rooms and social media profiles, this post aims to be a real-time (-

First prototype for PINE64 "PinePhone" Linux smartphone sports thin bezels and modern design
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First prototype for PINE64 "PinePhone" Linux smartphone sports thin bezels and modern design

After being announced several months ago, Pine64's inexpensive "PinePhone" Linux smartphone looks like a cheaper, entry-level alternative to the relatively popular Librem5 [https://tuxphones.com/purism-librem5-smartphone-gemalto-pls8-4g-lte-modem-bands-regions-speeds-gps/] Linux smartphone by Purism, which promises total privacy and a full mobile Linux experience. In fact, most of the work on Linux for smartphones