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Want a more powerful Raspberry Pi? Choose from these 20 alternatives

Orange Pi Prime

Price: $29.90

Pros

  • Runs Android
  • Gigabit Ethernet, faster than the Pi 3
  • Twice the memory of the Pi

Cons

Specs

  • Operating systems: Android 5.1, Ubuntu, Debian
  • CPU: H5 Quad-core Cortex-A53
  • GPU: Mali 450, capable of 300Mpix/sec and 163Mtri/sec, supports OpenGL ES 2.0 and OpenVG1.1,
  • Memory: 2GB DDR3
  • Storage: microSD card up to 64GB
  • Connectivity: Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0
  • Display: HDMI with HDCP support
  • Audio: HDMI
  • USB: 3 x USB 2.0 host, 1 x USB 2.0 OTG
  • Expansion: 40-pin header with 1 x 3 GPIO pins, UART, ground
  • Other: Camera CSI input connector
  • Dimensions (LxW): 98 x 60mm
  • Weight: 48g

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Nick Heath is chief reporter for TechRepublic. He writes about the technology that IT decision makers need to know about, and the latest happenings in the European tech scene.

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