PinePhone Pro Explorer Edition pre-orders open January 11

Lukasz Erecinski Jan 11. 2022 9

We initially hoped to open PinePhone Pro Explorer Edition pre-orders earlier this month, but the factory encountered minor problems which had to be resolved prior to production starting. Such hiccups are common and expected, and normally a ten-day delay isn’t a major problem. However, with the Chinese New Year starting on February 1st the January production and shipping windows have now shrunk to just a handful of days. We’ve therefore been impatiently awaiting the factory’s green light per our policy that “(…) we [only] take pre-orders for [devices] once production is securely underway”. Thankfully the ‘go-ahead’ signal arrived earlier today. 

PinePhone Pro Explorer Edition pre-orders open today, January 11th (7:00PM UTC / 11AM PST) and there will be a 6 day order window for January/ early February deliveries. Pre-orders placed on or after January 18th will first ship out once the team returns from their holidays.

The Explorer Edition is a large production run and we don’t expect it to sell out quickly. This also means that if the Pine Store server becomes slow or unresponsive on January 11th then please don’t spam it with repeated F5 key presses – instead, come back the next day to place your order then. Your PinePhone Pro Explorer Edition will ship by the end of January as long as you place your order anytime in the January 11th – 17th window. Please note that we’re only selling 1 unit per person and that the PinePhone Pro needs to be checked-out separately to other store items. 

Stay tuned for more PinePhone Pro news in this month’s Community Update. 

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9 responses to “PinePhone Pro Explorer Edition pre-orders open January 11”

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    Be patient they said sales would open today. They did not say what time today. No matter what you are going to have to wait for it to be manufactured.

    Drew Newman says:

    I deleted the additional item from my shopping cart, such that only the PinePhone Pro remained in the cart, and I was able to place the order.

    I was hoping to pick up the Pinephone Pro Explorer and the keyboard at the same time: they both have lithium batteries for shipping. Appears the store won’t let you order them together though

    Shucks !
    I have been out of town, and out of touch, after waiting for the Explorer Edition all this time and then I almost missed the first open sales window ! NOW it is “Ordered” !
    Thank You Pine64, another Happy Repeat Buyer.

    Hola!. Que vale el celular?. Me interesa. Harán envios a la Argentina?. Soy usuario de Linux, así que me encantaría tener uno con Linux. Gracias!.

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