Pinebook Pro

The pinebook pro.

A little ARM linux laptop that can handle it. Here is my review after a week. I got the ANSI version. The keyboard works really well, Good tactile response. The screen is really clean. He also goes really fast. Around 16 seconds to boot to desktop.

For the moment i replaced the original installation on debian with manjaro. But im planning a migration on nixos soon. Im writing a guide on how to get nixos on this laptop

The only thing i don't like about the pinebook pro is the mousepad. Maybe a firmware issue but the mousepad is laggy.

You can run various version of Linux and android on the pbp. at 200$US the pinebook pro has amazing performance.

I will write an other review after i got nixos fully working on it

Here's the specs

  • -Rockchip RK3399 SOC with Mali T860 MP4 GPU
  • -1080p IPS Panel
  • -Magnesium Alloy Shell body
  • -Bootable Micro SD Slot
  • -64GB of eMMC (Upgradable)
  • -PCIe x4 to m.2 NVMe SSD Slot (requires optional adapter)
  • -SPI Flash 128Mbit
  • -HD Digital Video Out via USB-C
  • -USB 2.0 Host
  • -USB 3.0 Host
  • -USB-C (Data, Power and Video out)
  • -Lithium Polymer Battery (10000mAH)
  • -Stereo Speakers
  • -WiFi 802.11 AC + Bluetooth 5.0
  • -Headphone Jack
  • -Microphone
  • -Front-Facing Camera (1080p)
  • -ISO & ANSI Keyboard Variants
  • -Privacy Switches for Camera, Microphones and BT/WiFi
  • -Large Trackpad
  • -UART Access via Audio Jack
  • -Barrel Power (5V 3A) Port

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