PineTab early-adopter offering question
#11
Phew, I was worried I’d missed it to. I’m extremely keen to get my hands on this hardware. Ideally two! (I want a dev tablet for my personal software too haha) I’ve got a serious need for cheaper hardware (tablets) and if we can squeeze our software onto it, it’s got a very real chance of getting the company to buy these things by the dozen. They look like a a game changer.
#12
It's already the 8th, still nothing. Does anyone know when I can buy one?
#13
(06-08-2020, 08:49 AM)Bragi Wrote: It's already the 8th, still nothing. Does anyone know when I can buy one?

We'll likely get an update once all the PinePhones are shipped. Keep an eye out for that shipping update and you'll hopefully receive a word on the PineTab status at the same time.
#14
To expand on previous comment, link to the shipping tread is <https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=9942>, and most notably quote from one of recent updates to the first message:

Quote:We're under constraints that we have no control over (e.g. border being closed between HK and mainland China), the shipping companies and carriers are under many constraints (self-imposed or imposed by regulators) and the logistic chain as a whole - including people - is under regulatory constraints. In short, current situation is not business as usual. I am getting many PMs and emails asking about status reports - as soon as I know something, I post it here, there is no need to PM or email me. Thank you for your continued patience!

So it looks like if they start accepting orders sooner than later - it will add pinetabs to the end of shipping queue, but will not cause them to be shipped sooner. But will likely add more PMs and emails regarding shipping status :-)
#15
(06-09-2020, 02:58 AM)Lex-2008 Wrote: So it looks like if they start accepting orders sooner than later - it will add pinetabs to the end of shipping queue

Maybe, but I still want to preorder one and patiently wait for it being delivered in June, July or August Wink
#16
(06-09-2020, 02:58 AM)Lex-2008 Wrote: To expand on previous comment, link to the shipping tread is <https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=9942>, and most notably quote from one of recent updates to the first message:

Quote:We're under constraints that we have no control over (e.g. border being closed between HK and mainland China), the shipping companies and carriers are under many constraints (self-imposed or imposed by regulators) and the logistic chain as a whole - including people - is under regulatory constraints. In short, current situation is not business as usual. I am getting many PMs and emails asking about status reports - as soon as I know something, I post it here, there is no need to PM or email me. Thank you for your continued patience!

So it looks like if they start accepting orders sooner than later - it will add pinetabs to the end of shipping queue, but will not cause them to be shipped sooner. But will likely add more PMs and emails regarding shipping status :-)

Thank you that explains a lot. 

I understand the HK/China/Corona issues that all play together. I just hoped I could at least preorder it then wait until it's being shipped. I've been waiting so long for this already.
#17
(06-09-2020, 06:13 AM)naruciakk Wrote: Maybe, but I still want to preorder one and patiently wait for it being delivered in June, July or August Wink

Not going to lie, this is what I was hoping for too. I don't really care if it gets delayed, but I've found myself checking the store multiple days a day, every day, since the May update; so I'd really love to be able to buy it now, and then forget about it for a month or two, knowing that it's in the process of getting to me.

I completely understand, though, that it's something they'd rather deal with later while all these other issues are occurring. So I'll just keep checking the store!
#18
Does anyone know, is this thing supposed to be like the Pinetime, where its kind of in pieces when it arrives?
#19
(06-09-2020, 08:44 PM)emuchris Wrote: Does anyone know, is this thing supposed to be like the Pinetime, where its kind of in pieces when it arrives?

It should be "fully functional" like the PinePhone.

Read a bit about it here https://www.pine64.org/2020/05/15/may-up...ging-more/
#20
Preorders are live, if you've missed it: https://forum.pine64.org/showthread.php?tid=10167

Official announcement: https://fosstodon.org/@PINE64/104318266506485487

Store links:
https://store.pine64.org/?product=pineta...nux-tablet
https://store.pine64.org/?product=pineta...t-keyboard


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