New PinePhone with KDE Plasma Mobile presented


Batteries from Samsung Galaxy J7 are suitable for smartphone

The Pine64 brand is known for its smartphones, tablets, smartwatches, laptops, server clusters and other Linux-based products. The first PinePhone smartphones appeared this year, the manufacturer is collaborating with various companies. The PinePhone KDE Community Edition has now been introduced.


New PinePhone with KDE Plasma Mobile presented

Pine64’s PinePhone smartphones run different Linux-based operating systems for each batch. The model name is determined by the pre-installed OS and the system software logo on the back of the device.

Since the new batch of PinePhone will be powered by KDE Plasma Mobile, the phone is called the PinePhone KDE Community Edition. It will be available in 2/16 and 3/32 GB versions for $ 150 and $ 200 respectively.

The smartphone is built on the Allwinner A64 SoC with four ARM Cortex-A53 processor cores and an ARM Mali 400 MP2 GPU. The PinePhone KDE Community Edition is equipped with a 5.95 inch display with a resolution of 1440 x 720 pixels with an aspect ratio of 18: 9.

It includes all the necessary sensors such as accelerometer, gyroscope, proximity sensor, barometer and compass. It is equipped with 4G, single band Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, GNSS (GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS). It also got a 5MP main camera, a 2MP front camera, a 3.5mm headphone jack and a USB-C port.

Dimensions are 160.5 x 76.6 x 9.2 mm with a weight of about 200 g. The battery has a capacity of 3000 mAh, it is removable. Batteries from Samsung Galaxy J7 are suitable for a smartphone.



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