Startup Pine64 announced the release of a compact laptop called Pinebook Pro. The feature of the 14-inch novelty is the function of user privacy protection. You can quickly lock your laptop's communication modules, webcam, and microphone, regardless of your OS or account access rights.
The laptop is equipped with a 14-inch display with full HD resolution and is based on a six-core arm processor with a maximum clock speed of 1.8 GHz with the support of the Mali T-860 graphics accelerator. The volume of LPDDR4 RAM is 4 GB, internal storage eMMC 64 GB, there is microSD card slot. The capacity of the built-in battery is 10,000 mAh, the device weighs 1.26 kilograms.
Out of the box, Pinebook Pro runs the Debian Linux operating system, supports the installation of Chromium OS or Android 9.0 Pie. Long-press F1, F2, and F3 to turn off the camera, microphone, and wireless laptop modules completely, regardless of the operating system. This feature is useful when working with important documents, preventing possible leakage.
The laptop received USB Type-C, HDMI (external display resolution up to 4K at 60Hz), USB 2.0 and USB 3.0 ports. A list of wireless interfaces includes Bluetooth 5.0 and Wi-Fi 802.11 a/c. For audio capabilities meet new built-in stereo speakers.
Pinebook Pro is already available for pre-order on the manufacturer's website at a price of $199.99, the laptop will go on sale next month.