PinePhone KDE Community Edition Is Now Available for Pre-Order from $149.99

PinePhone KDE Community Edition

The PinePhone KDE Community Edition Linux smartphone is now available for pre-order featuring KDE’s Plasma Mobile UI by default.

Announced two weeks ago, PinePhone KDE Community Edition is the latest limited edition of the PinePhone Linux phone powered by the KDE Project and featuring the gorgeous Plasma Mobile user interface by default.

Plasma Mobile not only looks beautiful on the generous screen of the PinePhone Linux phone, but it also comes with a bunch of apps like file manager, web browser, weather, clock, calendar, calculator, document reader, music player, contrast checker, voice recorder, feed reader, camera, notes, and even a game center.

To see Plasma Mobile in action, check out the video and screenshot gallery below.

Under the hood, PinePhone KDE Community Edition is powered an Allwinner A64 Quad-Core CPU with Mali 400 MP2 GPU. It features up to 3GB LPDDR3 RAM, up to 32GB eMMC internal storage, and a 5.95-inch LCD with 1440×720 resolution, 18:9 aspect ratio, and hardened glass.

Connectivity-wise, the device features single-band Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n with hotspot, Bluetooth 4.0 A2DP, USB Type C port with HD digital video out, GPS with GPS-A and GLONASS support, and a bootable micro SD slot. On the back, there’s a 5MP rear camera, while on the front the Linux phone features a 2MP selfie camera.

The device also comes with hardware switches for LTE/GPS, Wi-Fi/Bluetooth, microphone, speaker, and cameras, three external switches (up, down and power), a 3.5mm headphone jack, accelerator, ambient light, barometer, compass, gyro, and proximity sensors, RGB status LED, and a Samsung J7 form-factor 3000mAh battery.

You can pre-order the PinePhone KDE Community Edition right now from PINE64’s online store. Two variants are available, a cheaper one priced at $149.99 USD with 2GB RAM and a more expensive one priced at $199.99 USD with 3GB RAM and a USB-C dock for convergence for convergence.

All orders will be shipped starting mid-January 2021.

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