If DIY flashing isn't your thing, refurbished Samsung devices are now available.
This is pretty cool. Now there's at least one viable alternative phone I can buy if my current one reaches its end-of-life. I'm still holding out hope for the #PinePhone and other #nix based smartphones. Getting a convergent Linux onto smartphones that can serve as a daily driver would be killer. But until then it's great that there's a choice that isn't a giant Silicon Valley silo.
So I flashed Plasma Mobile Beta 2 to a SD card last night and my #PinePhone successfully booted it. Even running from the SD card, it was way smoother than the Phosh build that came on the phone. Now I have to figure out how to install it to the phone
Bummer that the #PineTab won't be available until March, but understandable. I'm excited about that #PinePhone keyboard case, though!
I preordered my PinePhone. Now i just have to wait patiently until November.