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PINEPHONE Anonymous 12/13/2019 (Fri) 17:18:21 No.1078
Have you already ordered your Pinephone?

>$149.99, shipped from China
>Estimate dispatch in late December 2019/early January 2020
>Chipset: Allwinner A64
>CPU: 64-bit Quad-core 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex A-53
>GPU: MALI-400
>Removable back cover and widely available Samsung battery
>Hardware switches for LTE (include GPS), Wifi/BT, Mic, and Camera

https://www.omgubuntu.co.uk/2019/11/pinephone-specs-price-release-date
https://store.pine64.org/?product=pinephone-braveheart-limited-edition-linux-smartphone-for-early-adaptor#
Looking forward into it. Where does this shit made from?
I'd rather buy an older phone with better specs for half the price. Also get access to third party cases and it's easier to get repair parts. Root it and install one of those OSes on it, you've got pretty much the same thing.

>Hardware switches for LTE (include GPS), Wifi/BT, Mic, and Camera
Just keep the phone in a faraday bag.
>>1078
>Have you already ordered your Pinephone?
Seems interesting. Will buy if the processor is good.
>shipped from China
>>1089
All phones are shipped from China, some are just handed to you through a mildly shinier company name.
>>1089
>>shipped from China
NSA free
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>>1099 >NSA free <still spied on by the Chinese NSA <somehow better You some sort of gookophile, Anon?
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>>1389 >Being Spied on by petty commie tyrant homogenous muslim removing chinks thousands of miles away is somehow worse than homosexual Jew/hebephile 5 eye CIA/FBI/Mossad globalists in your own country. >Doesn't know which is better >I am gay.jpg Dumb or Bioluminescent ape deteceted.
>>1089 Does it come with free and open source coronaviri?
Speaking of phones, what old Android do you guys recommend getting? Ive had my phone for over 5 years. I will not get a modern android because they decided to make the os interface worse and harder to get through, and bloatware. Can you even change Android oses to older versions?
>>1406 get phone running GNUu linux instead Check postmarket os
Maybe I'll get one whenever my current phone dies. Will it work with Verizon? They can be cunts with certain unlocked phones
>>1083 odds are its from hong kong bought the PINEBOOK Pro for my mom >>1406 >LineageOS >postmarketOS >Replicant check that shit and see if any of them support your phone
>>1432 My phones been running a bit slower than usual. I do not mind this much, however the battery life is decreasing and it doesnt show a charge ( and shuts down) if its cold. Is there a way to remedy this?
>>1434 >however the battery life is decreasing buy a new battery, anon.
>>1440 Will that also help it be more resistant to cold?
>>1444 I think that batteries get fucked up because of the cold, you should research about that.
>>1389 Would you believe me if I told you I would rather have the chink government spying on me than my own (U.S.) government? Chink government won't dox me for being myself.
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>>1078 >shipped from China F Pine had a good run.
How secure is this chink crap? Less secure than the iPhone.
Do the librem 5 cellular data/bluetooth/wifi hard switches actually work as a way to avoid any triangulation methods?
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>>1711 this. until anti-malware-drone-guy is running the place, the chinks are literally more trustworthy having my data imo. >>2546 any is a big word anon. any RF point sources are pretty much 'triangulate-able' (is that even a word?) afaik. even if the contained data can't be decrypted, the location of transmission can be. also isn't it a bit (((odd))) how many shills quickly astroturfed this thread? why do they care so much what phone i use? really makes you think.
Holy fuck the librem5 and pinephone still isn't fully released yet? Why do we have to wait this long to get a suitable linux phone. Whats the best phone to have now?
>>2564 Librem 5 will most likely never be fully released. If you want to run linux you might want to get nexus 5, if you are into Freetardism use any phone supported by Replicant, if you are into security by all cost while using a phone use google pixel 3 variant with GrapheneOS. Ideal situation would be obviously no phone at all since phones are tracking and surveillance devices by design.
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>want to use my phone as a webcam or rather access the camera from my computer with a usb >can't without writing the hardware driver for libgphoto2 if it's not properly supported so many phones have good enough cameras to rival budget digital cameras or dslrs, it's insane to not be able to abuse this
>>2564 >Why do we have to wait this long to get a suitable linux phone. >suitable linux phone >suitable >linux There's your answer
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>>1711 >Chink government won't dox me for being myself. >share meme about Xi as Winnie the Pooh <bank account gets frozen <phone stops working <suffer an accident 24 hours later for slandering the honor of the chinese people
>>2642 do you even realize just how dated this meme is? sheesh, must be a diversity hire. i'm not sure any amount of training would help in your case tbh.
>>2649 >wow you're not using the latest maymays how cringe Shoo, zoomer
>China fucks everything up >America fucks everything up >Europe fucks everything up >Japan is slowly on it's way of fucking everything up because of western influence >Everywhere else on the planet the average iq is 70 Why does everything have to be so gay
>>2642 动态网自由门 天安門 天安门 法輪功 李洪志 Free Tibet 六四天安門事件 The Tiananmen Square protests of 1989 天安門大屠殺 The Tiananmen Square Massacre 反右派鬥爭 The Anti-Rightist Struggle 大躍進政策 The Great Leap Forward 文化大革命 The Great Proletarian Cultural Revolution 人權 Human Rights 民運 Democratization 自由 Freedom 獨立 Independence 多黨制 Multi-party system 台灣 臺灣 Taiwan Formosa 中華民國 Republic of China 西藏 土伯特 唐古特 Tibet 達賴喇嘛 Dalai Lama 法輪功 Falun Dafa 新疆維吾爾自治區 The Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region 諾貝爾和平獎 Nobel Peace Prize 劉暁波 Liu Xiaobo 民主 言論 思想 反共 反革命 抗議 運動 騷亂 暴亂 騷擾 擾亂 抗暴 平反 維權 示威游行 李洪志 法輪大法 大法弟子 強制斷種 強制堕胎 民族淨化 人體實驗 肅清 胡耀邦 趙紫陽 魏京生 王丹 還政於民 和平演變 激流中國 北京之春 大紀元時報 九評論共産黨 獨裁 專制 壓制 統一 監視 鎮壓 迫害 侵略 掠奪 破壞 拷問 屠殺 活摘器官 誘拐 買賣人口 遊進 走私 毒品 賣淫 春畫 賭博 六合彩 天安門 天安门 法輪功 李洪志 Winnie the Pooh 劉曉波动态网自由门
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>>1078 I'm pretty excited to order one, but I'll probably order in the 2nd or 3rd run so Pine has a chance to work out the bugs. I'm really happy with my Pinebook Pro, works like a dream. >>2642 Shoo, shoo
>>1711 >Would you believe me if I told you I would rather have the chink government spying on me than my own (U.S.) government? Yes, which is why I personally use Yandex unironically. I trust the Russian more than I do Google and the rest of Silicon Valley. Still, the Chinese are not as less trustworthy as you might think. Looking at the various videos articles from /cvg/, you watch as many Chinese both official communists and unofficial shitheads deliberately botch up products before they are shipped. The Chinese are also known to root many domestically made devices with backdoor software and hardware. Sure, they might not be an existential threat like the U.S. Government, but the companies that make tracking devices are selling and using that data without your permission, often maliciously. To completely ensure a secure phone with secure components in America, while expensive, obscure, hard, and tedious, is at least still possible. We ought to enjoy and use that freedom while it lasts. >>2546 >>2550 >Do the librem 5 cellular data/bluetooth/wifi hard switches actually work as a way to avoid any triangulation methods? The purpose of a phone like Pine or LibreM is lessen the footprint of a communication device you cannot not use so that whatever data a mobile company, NSA, and the like are getting on you, it won't be much and won't cause severe future legal or social problems, if any. Like the other anon said, the cell phone by it's very nature tracks your location. It cannot work without doing so. If you truly wanted to be safe from any and all phone tracking the only way to win is to not play that game. Welcome to the brave new world!
>>2734 >We ought to enjoy and use that freedom while it lasts. /throd.
>>2642 >Ausie cunt gets booted from uni for protesting against the CCP >Google and Apple bend over for chink cock >winnies want to extradite ausies critical of china, labeling them as dissenters
>phone What is this normalfaggotry? Go back to cuck/g/.

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