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Pine64, makers of the popular single board computer product meant to compete with products like Raspberry PII and Onion boards, has come up with a sub $100 laptop. The Pinebook, is a fully functional laptop sporting a quad-core Arm Cortex A53 processor. It also sports 2GB of RAM, 16GB of flash (with expandable storage up to 256GB via SDHC). For networking it has Bluetooth and WI-FI networking.  Officially Pinebook supports certain flavors of Linux (Ubuntu, for one) and Android 5.1. The laptop is is priced around $89 for an 11 inch or $99 for a 14 inch. The Pinebook is avalible for purchase but is in very short supply. So, we are on the waiting list and will let you know what we think as soon as we can get our hands on one.

Full Specs (from Pine64 Website):




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Headphone Jack :

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64-Bit Quad-Core ARM Cortex A53

2 GB LPDDR3 RAM Memory

16 GB eMMC 5.0

WiFi 802.11bgn + Bluetooth 4.0






Full Size Keyboard

Large Multi-Touch Touchpad

Input: 100~240V, Output: 5V3A

Lithium Polymer Battery (10000mAH)

11″ or 14″ IPS LCD (1280 x 720)

1.2 Megapixels

352mm x 233mm x 18mm (WxDxH)

1.2 kg (2.65 lbs)