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PinePhone KDE Community edition pre-orders start from today, and we are continuously working on polishing the software that will be shipped with it.

Plasma Mobile is a user interface for phones and tablets, just like Plasma Desktop is for notebooks and desktop PCs.

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PinePhone KDE Community Edition Available for Pre-Order

  • PinePhone KDE Community Edition Available for Pre-Order - Starting at $149

    The PinePhone is a very popular smartphone with the Linux community. One of the main reasons is that it is open source hardware and already you can run several different flavours of Linux on it. Linux phones by "definition" do not have Google or Apple tracking baked into the Operating System. Do not expect to be unknowlingly tracked and traced by this thing.

PinePhone KDE Community Edition is up for pre-order for $150

  • PinePhone KDE Community Edition is up for pre-order for $150 and up

    As promised, the PinePhone KDE Plasma Mobile Community Edition is now available for pre-order from the Pine64 store.

    Expected to ship in January 2021, the phone will be the first smartphone to ship with the KDE Plasma Mobile user interface out of the box. But like all PinePhones, users will be free to run different operating systems either by booting from a microSD card or by replacing the software that comes pre-installed.

    The basic PinePhone KDE Community Edition smartphone is priced at $150, but customers can also pre-order a Convergence Package version that has extra RAM and storage and comes bundled with a USB-C dock that lets you connect an external display, keyboard, mouse, and other accessories.

PinePhone KDE Community Edition smartphone with Plasma Mobile

  • PinePhone KDE Community Edition smartphone with Plasma Mobile now up for pre-order

    PinePhone Linux phone first launched as an early adopter phone without any OS when the “Brave Edition” was first introduced in November 2019. Since then Pine64 launched variant with different Linux mobile OS including PinePhone Community Edition: UBports, the PostMarket Edition that also added support for mobile/desktop convergence with a model with more RAM and storage, as well as a USB-C Dock, and more recently there was a batch with PinePhone Manjaro Community Edition.

    If you haven’t already gotten your hand on one of the earlier models, you’ll be glad to know the PinePhone KDE Community Edition is now available for pre-order for the same $149.99 price tag for the phone only or $199.99 with the convergence package.

Linux-Based PinePhone CE With KDE Plasma Mobile Available

  • Linux-Based PinePhone CE With KDE Plasma Mobile Available For Pre-Order

    After two weeks of the official announcement, pre-orders for the new PinePhone Community Edition (CE) with KDE Plasma Mobile has finally started.

    As you may know, this latest PinePhone KDE Community Edition is available in two hardware variant: the Regular edition (cost $149.99) with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of eMMC, and the Convergence Package (cost $199.99) with 3GB of RAM and 32GB of eMMC bundled with a USB-C dock to connect it to external peripherals like mouse, keyboard, and monitor.

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