PinePhone

Quad-Core Allwinner A64 @ 1.152 GHz

Up to 3GB LPDDR3 RAM

Quectel EG-25G with worldwide bands

Bootable microSD and 16GB/32GB eMMC

Kill switches for LTE, Cameras, Wifi/BT, and Microphones

Six pogo pins allowing for custom hardware extensions

An Open Source Smart Phone Supported by All Major Linux Phone Projects

Perhaps you’re in a line of work where security is a must, or a hard-core Linux enthusiast, or perhaps you’ve just got enough of Android and iOS and you’re ready for something else – the PinePhone may be the next Phone for you. Powered by the same quad-core ARM Cortex A53 64-Bit SoC used in our popular PINE A64 Single Board Computer, the PinePhone runs mainline Linux as well as anything else you’ll get it to run. 

The purpose of the PinePhone isn’t only to deliver a functioning Linux phone to end-users, but also to actively create a market for such a device, as well as to support existing and well established Linux-on-Phone projects. All major Linux Phone-oriented projects, as well as other FOSS OS’, are represented on the PinePhone and developers work together on our platform to bring support this this community driven device.

Further resources and documentation about this device can be found on PINE64 Wiki page.

Full specifications

  • 4 x ARM Cortex A53 cores @ 1.152 GHz
  • ARM Mali 400 MP2 GPU
  • 2GB / 3GB LPDDR3 RAM
  • 5.95″ LCD 1440×720, 18:9 aspect ratio (hardened glass)
  • Bootable Micro SD
  • 16GB / 32GB eMMC
  • HD digital video out
  • USB Type C (Power, Data and Video Out)
  • Quectel EG-25G with worldwide bands
  • Built-in 802.11 b/g/n WiFi with Bluetooth: 4.0
  • GNSS: GPS, GPS-A, GLONASS
  • Vibration motor
  • RGB status LED
  • Selfie and Main camera (2/5Mpx respectively)
  • Main Camera: Single OV6540, 5MP, 1/4″, LED Flash
  • Selfie Camera: Single GC2035, 2MP, f/2.8, 1/5″
  • Sensors: accelerator, gyro, proximity, compass, ambient light
  • 3 External Switches: volume up, volume down, and power
  • Hardware switches: LTE/GNSS, WiFi, Microphone, Speaker, Cameras
  • Six pogo pins allowing for custom hardware extensions such as a thermal camera, wireless charging, NFC, a extended battery case, or keyboard case
  • Samsung J7 form-factor 3000mAh battery
  • Case is matte black finished plastic
  • Headphone jack

Extensibility

You can use the PinePhone's six pogo pins to add a variety of attachments such as a keyboard or wireless charging case

Convergence

Hooked up to a external monitor the PinePhone can used as a small low-powered portable computer

Repairability

You can find parts for the PinePhone on the store to fully repair or upgrade your device

Privacy

Five hardware switches allow you to disable the cameras, microphone, WiFi and Bluetooth, and the LTE modem

PinePhone content

ShortCircuit review of the PinePhone

PinePhone Beta edition quickstart guide

A showcase of a early developer unit of PinePhone keyboards which interfaces with the pogo pins

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