Pinebook Pro is a peculiar laptop that has just been introduced and that has hardware similar to that of some Chromebooks, since it includes the RK3399 SoC from Rockchip. This 14 inches has as a particular feature the inclusion of LINUX in different distributions as operating system, something that will make a few happy and cause indifference to the vast majority who will see their daily use impossible.
SoC, RAM and storage
The Pinebook Pro laptop will mount as engine the Hexa Core RK3399 SoC of Rockchip that has a cluster of 2 ARM Cortex-A72 processors capable of reaching 2.0Ghz and another cluster with 4 ARM Cortex-A53 processors. Its GPU is a Mali-T860 MP4 that supports H.26 / H.264 and VP9 codec decoding up to 4K @ 60fps video resolutions. We also have 4 GB of LPDDR4 RAM, 64/128 GB of eMMc storage memory and a PCIe X4 port where we can install an m.2 NVMe SSD thanks to an optional adapter.
Screen and other specifications
The screen of the Pinebook Pro is a 14-inch IPS with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 that at the top includes a 2MP webcam and microphone. In the wireless connectivity section we have Wifi Dual Band aC and Bluetooth 4.2. The connectors of this equipment will be a USB Type-C port, another USB 3.0, a USB 2.0 and an HDMI 2.0 output. The battery is 10000 mAh and its chassis will be made of a magnesium alloy.
Price and availability in stores
- The Pinebook Pro laptop currently has no precise date of sale although it seems that its price will be $ 199.