Pine 64 first boot up and performance check using Remix OS

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I received my Pine64 today. Its a $15 64bit Quad Core SBC (actually mine is a $29 2GB model) based on an Allwinner A53 ARM Processor and RAM ranging from 512MB to 2GB depending on model you choose to buy.  I pledged for it on Kickstarter some 6 months ago through a friend who also happened to order couple of other boards.

So here it is, some pictures of unboxed Pine64 hooked up to a USB Mouse and TV through HDMI.

Pine 64 unboxing

Pine64 SBC connections

And here is the first boot up screen of Remix OS.

pine64 first boot

I am using a 5V 2A mobile phone charging adapter to power the Pine64.

Pine 64 power adapter

I have also made a quick video of basic performance check of this SBC by running a 1080p (Full HD) video file through a 16Gb Pendrive. Take a look:

If you like it, you can order your Pine from Pine64.com.  Do let me know if you like the video and what you are doing with your Pine in the comments below!

Amogh Desai

Amogh Desai

A System Admin by profession, is a tech buff and a licensed Amateur Radio operator with callsign VU3DES. He is interested in Technology, Amateur radio, Electronics home-brewing, FOSS, Photography and everything tech. He uses this blog to share his views and ideas with people sharing similar interests.
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