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PineTab2 and PineTab-V tablets available for pre-order for $159 and up with a choice of ARM or RISC-V chips

The PineTab2 is a tablet with a Rockchip RK3566 quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor, a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel touchscreen display, and a detachable keyboard. Unlike most tablets with those kind of specs though, it’s not designed to run Android. Instead it will ship with a custom build of Arch Linux, and users are […]

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PineTab-V is a $159 tablet with a RISC-V processor (and virtually no software support)

The PineTab-V is a tablet with a 10.1 inch, 1280 x 800 pixel display that comes with a detachable keyboard cover and supports up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage. It’s also one of the first tablets to ship with a RISC-V processor. First unveiled in an April 1st post on the Pine64 blog, […]

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PineTab2 Linux tablet goes up for pre-order April 13 for $159 and up

The PineTab2 is a Linux-friendly tablet with a 10.1 inch display, a detachable keyboard, and a Rockchip RK3566 quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor. First unveiled in December, the new tablet has a faster processor, more memory, sturdier build quality and other improvements over the original PineTab. But one thing the new tablet has in common with its […]

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Pine64’s PineTab2 will be a Linux-friendly tablet with an RK3566 processor

Pine64 has been producing affordable Linux-friendly laptops, smartphones, and single-board computer for a few years. And now the company is getting ready to launch a Linux-friendly tablet… again. The PineTab2 will be a 10.1 inch tablet with a Rockchip RK3566 quad-core ARM Cortex-A55 processor, support for up to 8GB of RAM and 128GB of storage, and […]

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JumpDrive OS flashing tool now supports PineTab and 3GB PinePhone

One of the nice thing about Pine64’s Linux smartphones and tablets is that they’re configured to automatically boot from a properly prepared microSD card. So whether you buy a PinePhone with postmarketOS, Manjaro, or Ubuntu Touch pre-installed, you can try out alternate operating systems by loading them on a removable storage card. But there’s a […]

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Mobian Linux is now available for the PineTab (as well as the PinePhone)

Mobian is a project that transforms the Debian GNU/Linux distribution into a mobile-friendly operating system by bundling Debian with a phone-friendly user interface and a selection of mobile apps. First launched this summer as an image that can be installed on the PinePhone, the developers of Mobian have announced that the operating system is now […]

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Lilbits: PineTab Linux tablet coming in August, Jibo’s afterlife, and more

Pine64 began taking pre-orders for their PineTab 10.1 inch Linux tablet in June, and now the company says it expects to begin shipping the tablet to customers in mid-August. Microsoft’s Surface Duo dual-screen smartphone continues its march toward launch, this time with an appearance at the Bluetooth SIG website. And if you happened to take […]

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PineTab Linux tablet goes up for pre-order this month for $100

The next inexpensive, Linux-friendly device from Pine64 is coming soon. The company already sells a $100 PineBook laptop and a $200 PineBook Pro. Early batches of the $150 PinePhone are available for customers willing to invest in beta hardware. And now Pine64 says it’ll begin taking pre-orders for its $100 PineTab Linux tablet later this […]