Over the years, we have seen the folks at Pine64 launch all kinds of interesting hardware, so when they announce a new product, it’s always worth a second look.This time PineNote, A tablet computer with the same Rockchip RK3566 used in the company’s Quartz64 single-board computer behind a 10.1-inch 1404 x 1872 16-tone grayscale electronic ink screen.
Equipped with 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM and 128 GB eMMC flash memory, it will have the same Linux support as the previous Pine64 products, but the slight obstacle to the display driver of the 5.xx kernel has not been completed. Therefore, they painstakingly pointed out that this is not an off-the-shelf consumer device, and early adopters will need to write code rather than annotate it.
The last sentence perfectly sums up the products of Pine64. They produce interesting hardware with open source support, but sometimes the road from hardware release to stable and usable products can be bumpy. If you are interested in the core hackers of e-ink tablets, then you might want to be an early adopter. Otherwise, please wait a while and buy one after fixing some errors. At the same time, you can see the entire update in the video below; it also has a few other things, including a beautiful keyboard for PinePhone.
We have mentioned Pine64 many times over the years. It is worth noting that their products are also outside the field of Linux boxen.