paul at boddie.org.uk
Mon Feb 18 17:35:43 CET 2019
On Monday 18. February 2019 06.35.56 H. Nikolaus Schaller wrote:
> it looks as if there is another project aiming at a pure-Linux device:
> They have some developer-kits.
> It more or less resembles what I am doing with the Pyra-Phone - using
> a SoC module, an LTE module, a mainboard, display and battery.
> But based on Allwinner A64.
So there are a few different projects in some state of completion:
i.MX6-based mystery product
- Closed development, supposedly available fairly soon
OMAP3-based successor to N900 and relative of GTA04, Devuan/Maemo-based
- Project is mostly dormant
Allwinner A64-based relative of the Pine A64 family of boards
Purism Librem 5:
OMAP5-based relative of the Pyra, Debian-based
Builds on the Raspberry Pi Zero (Broadcom SoC)
The ZeroPhone was being readied for crowdfunding, although it now looks like
the developer is doing something with a TI product (like those used in the
But, as always, it is about more than just the hardware even if that is a
particularly difficult part to get right.
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