Recently, operating systems based on Linux they are becoming more and more popular. In addition to laptops released with Linux, there are now stable computers on the market that come with this operating system. However, most laptops, such as smartphones and tablets, continue to follow the trend of Android. That's why PINE64 recently announced the new PINETAB Tablet, which will use the operating system ubuntu Touch.
According to the company, the new product will be based on the ARM64 architecture, for which the ubuntu touch is made. However, although this is the device's default system, users can use more Operating Systems such as Manjaro Linux and GNOME 3.36.
In addition, the new tablet will contain:
- Allwinner A64 Quad Core System on chip (SoC)
- 2GB LPDDR3 RAM as well as 64GB eMMC
- 10-inch 720p Capacitive LCD
- 2MP front and 5MP rear camera
- Battery with a capacity of 6000mAh
- Bootable micro SD Slot
- HD Digital Video port
- USB 2.0 and Micro USB 2.0 OTG
More information about PINETAB can be found here here.
In addition to the above features, the additional adapter, which contains PINETAB, is also of great interest. With this device, users can use various features such as LTE and LoRa, as well as connect a SATA SSD with the tablet.
Although the release date of PINETAB is not known, users can now preorder from the official PINE64 page. The cost is $ 99.99, and according to company, users who have already preorder, can wait for their tablet at the end of July.
In case you don't like the touch keyboard, the company allows you to use the PINETAB with a separate magnetic keyboard, paying an additional $ 20.