When it comes to smartphones, people mostly talk about operating systems like Android or iOS. But here is a phone which runs Linux and is meant only for developers. If you are not a techie, you simply can’t use this phone. Dubbed as the PinePhone BraveHeart, this phone is made by a company called Pine64 which focuses on open software. The first batch of the devices have already started to ship. The company categorically states that this phone is meant only for developers. “Only intend for these units to find their way into the hands of users with extensive Linux experience and an interest in Linux-on-phone,” it said. The device doesn’t come with any pre-installed operating system and you are required to install your own Linux build. Priced at $150 or around Rs 11,000, if you are a Linux enthusiast and someone who likes to tinker around your own projects then this phone might interest you. The smartphone offers a 5.95-inch LCD display with a resolution of 1440×720 pixels and 18:9 aspect ratio. The device is powered by a 1.2GHz quad-core Allwinner A64 ARM Cortex A-53 processor with 2GB of RAM and 16GB of internal storage. There is support for… Read full this story
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