After solutions such as Remix OS and Phoenix OS, PrimeOS is the latest attempt to bring Android OS to the desktop with support for a start menu, a status bar with pinned apps, multiple windows & multi-tasking, key mapping for playing games with keyboard, various power modes, and so on.
Floydwiz Technologies Pvt. Ltd has ported their Prime OS to Arm and x86 laptops which they call Primebooks.
- SoC – Rockchip RK3288 quad core Cortex A17 processor @ up to 1.8 GHz with Arm Mali-T764 GPU
- System Memory – 2 GB LPDDR3 RAM
- Storage – 64 GB flash + micro SD slot up to 256 GB
- Display – 14.0″ TN LCD HD Display (non-touch)
- Video Output – mini HDMI port
- Audio – 3.5mm audio jack, built-in microphone and speaker
- Connectivity – WiFi 802.11 b/g/n + Bluetooth 4.0
- USB – 2x USB 3.0 ports
- Battery – 10,000 mAh Lithium Polymer battery good for about 8.5+ hours on a charge
PrimeOS is currently based on Android 7.1, but the company is working on an Android 8 update. The company claims that – under the same hardware configuration – PrimeOS has a 30% longer battery life compared to Android , and performs three times faster than an Android emulator. The company has also offers educational tools for their Primebook.
Price and availability information is not available at this time, but you can register your interest and find more information on Primebook website.
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.
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