Items tagged with banana pi

It seems as though there is no shortage of alternatives to Raspberry Pi when it comes to single-board computers. A new entry makes its presence known every few months, but Raspberry Pi still has the most mindshare with the enthusiast/DIY community. Banana Pi is looking to change this with its latest fruity "Pi" offering: the BPI-M2S. The BPI-M2S is an impressive little device that fits into a compact 2.6" x 2.6" footprint. At the heart of the machine is a hexa-core Amlogic A311D SoC that features four Arm Cortex-A73 performance cores and two Cortex-A53 efficiency cores. Graphics duties are handled by an integrated Arm Mali-G52 MP4 GPU. The SoC is paired with 4GB of LPDDR4x memory, while 16GB... Read more...
Raspberry Pi developer boards have proven to be very popular with folks looking to build a project that needs a power-efficient and modest performing single-board PC. Raspberry Pi unveiled its Raspberry Pi Model 3 A+ last month for $25. The success of Raspberry Pi has spawned similarly designed products from a number of competitors looking to cash in. However, a company called SinoVoIP is targeting a higher-end of the market with boards called Banana Pi that have been around for a few years. SynQuacer E-Series 24-Core Arm PC Motherboard Banana Pi boards are typically based on ARM core technology processors and are relatively inexpensive. The company behind the boards also has a somewhat... Read more...