Phoenix OS is an operating system based on Android 7.1 with desktop optimizations, and is one of the last few options if you plan to run Android on x86 platforms as other projects such as Remix OS have stopped providing images, at least for the consumer market.
The operating system also work on Arm platforms, but it is not open source – except for a Linux kernel release a few months ago -, manufacturers partners with the company to port the OS to their hardware. PiPO P10 2-in-1 laptop is one of those devices, and thanks to Rockchip RK3399 processor should offer decent performance.
- SoC – Rockchip RK3399 hexa core processor with 2x Cortex A72 cores, 4x Cortex A53 cores, Mali-860MP4 GPU
- System Memory – 4GB DDR3 RAM
- Storage – 32 or 64GB storage, 1x micro SD slot
- Display – 10.1″ capacitive touch display with 2560×1600 resolution; 10-point touch
- Video Output – 1x micro HDMI port
- Audio – 3.5mm audio jack, built-in microphone, stereo speakers, HDMI audio output
- Camera – 8MP rear camera with auto focus, flashlight; 5MP front-facing camera
- Connectivity – 802.11 b/g/n/ac WiFi, Bluetooth 4.0, maybe GPS
- USB – 1x micro USB port
- Sensors – Fingerprint sensor, Gravity sensor, Light sensor, Compass, Gyro
- Battery – 6,600mAh @ 3.7V (24.42Wh)
- Power Supply – 5V/2.5A
- Dimensions – 255 x 164 x 7.8 mm (materials: metal+plastic back)
- Weight – 510 grams without keyboard
The tablet / laptop ships with a power adapter, a pair of earphones, a USB cable, and an OTG cable. Keyboard, digital pen, and fingerprint scanner are shown to be optional on the manufacturer website.
The device can be found on GearBest with keyboard and digital pen for $249.69 including shipping. The device is also listed as out of stock on the unofficial PiPO store. While talking about GearBest, you may want to change your password, as there has allegedly been a leak of some (162) customers emails, password (plain text), and address.
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.