Ultimate "Personal" Device
Although the Linux operating system dominates on the server side of computing, it is much less developed than other operating systems (e.g. android, ios, windows, macos etc.) on the client side (e.g. phones, laptops etc.).
Linux devices give their owner FULL CONTROL, making them the ultimate "personal" device.
However, Linux phones are starting to appear and those who are technical and adventurous can now get mobile phones that comes with Linux by default to play with!
Having a fully open sourced client operating system on your phone will bring many new possibilities to Personal Console, although that is not a requirement in the proper functioning of your Private Cyberspace.
Pine64 offers 2 Linux based mobile phones:
- PinePhone Pro
As long as they keep their hardware open to any software (e.g. offering SPI and Tow-Boot capabilities in them), their phones are great low cost development devices.
List of OS available for PinePhone:
Note: We are NOT related with Pine64 in anyway, we do not make statements about the quality or value of their products. We simply listing ANYONE who produces open sourced mobile phones.
Purism offers 2 Linux based mobile phones:
- Librem 5
- Librem 5 USA
Purism has developed their own operating system PureOS, although the phones can run other operating systems also.
Note: We are NOT related with Purism in anyway, we do not make statements about the quality or value of their products. We simply listing ANYONE who produces open sourced mobile phones.