I have to buy a new laptop. Mine is broken and I am looking at a pinebook pro

I have a low budget and a pinebook pro is a linux laptop for $220 dollars. Has anyone here tried this with garuda? Will this run garuda? And if not please tell me what will run?
Pinebook pro features

  • 4 x ARM Cortex A53 cores @ 1.4GHz + 2 x ARM Cortex A72 cores @ 1.8 GHz
  • ARM Mali T860 MP4 GPU
  • 4GB LPDDR4 RAM
  • 1080p IPS Panel
  • Magnesium Alloy Shell body
  • Bootable Micro SD Slot
  • 64GB of eMMC (Upgradable)
  • M.2 NVMe SSD slot (requires optional adapter)
  • SPI Flash 128Mbit
  • HD Digital Video Out via USB-C
  • USB 2.0 Host
  • USB 3.0 Host
  • USB-C (Data, Power and Video out)
  • Lithium Polymer Battery (10000mAH)
  • Stereo Speakers
  • Built-in 802.11ac WiFi with Bluetooth 5.0
  • Headphone Jack
  • Microphone
  • Front-Facing Camera (1080p)
  • ISO & ANSI Keyboard Variants
  • Privacy Switches for Camera, Microphones and BT/WiFi
  • Large Trackpad
  • UART Access via Audio Jack
  • Barrel Power (5V 3A) Port

LMWTFY

https://wiki.pine64.org/index.php/Pinebook_Pro#Pinebook_Pro_images

The list includes OS images and descriptions of:

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thanks sgs I will look somewhere else for another laptop then that's fine.

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I think that used refurbished Lenovo are better than this kind.
But you must check yourself :slight_smile:

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that's a good looking laptop! I'm doing that

Happy Thanksgiving an American holiday sgs!

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Just before Covid hit, I bought a refurbished Dell computer with 16 gigs of memory and 2 T hard drive for about 230$. It is still running great.

gary

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I was able to find one refurbished lenovo thinkpad t480 from Amazon for $270. It's in the mail now thanks for the awesome idea!

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