Buy now and have it shipped soon. NB. DHL shipments only.
@caskd We don't really announce these dates ahead of time, because they're very subject to change (especially in the current world climate). It will likely be in a month or two.
@GreyLinux We haven't gone anywhere. 😊
Real answer: The main individual (me) behind this account has been busy with other projects, and so this account has been a bit less active.
It's finally here!
Download and try the Alpha1 now:
@ProtoDrew It's possible you can find it, but I don't know where -- it's a 4 lane MIPI interface
@self Preorders open in a couple weeks, and likely will ship in September.
@kai As long as you flashed the image to the card correctly (used something like dd or Etcher and didn't forget to extract from archive file), it should just boot.
Basically any carrier (GSM or CDMA) worldwide should be compatible on a technical basis, but sometimes carriers don't allow unapproved devices, though this has proven to be less of an issue than initially feared.
@seven They're both RISC architectures. That's about all they have in common. To claim they are the same is kind of like saying that coffee and tea are the same thing because they both come from plant material.
@seven ARM laptops? No they don't...
@iks They're a bit clackier than many other modern laptops with their super low travel keys, but they're not especially loud.
Ooh, time for some friendly competition! 😊
Pinebook Pro (RK3399, on Cortex A72 @ 2.0):
@Batcastle It will likely be a month or two. We currently have several products in the process of shipping, and need to clear that up before taking more orders.
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