RaspberryPi 3 – Price, Spec, Benchmark and more.

#RaspberryPi3 – Price, Spec, Benchmark and more.

The RaspberryPi 3 Model B board becomes the new top-of-the-line Pi, with a 64bit 1.2GHz quad-core chipset and 1GB RAM it’s being slated to offer a 50 per cent power bump over the Pi 2. But is still priced at just $35 — the original Model B Pi price-tag, four years on from its debut.



The Raspberry Pi 2 (left) and the Raspberry Pi 3 (right). Physically, there are very few differences.

Specs

Pi 3 is the built-in WiFi and Bluetooth, but it doesn’t stop there. Here more specs for the Pi 3:

  • SoC: Broadcom BCM2837 (roughly 50% faster than the Pi 2)
  • CPU: 1.2 GHZ quad-core ARM Cortex A53 (ARMv8 Instruction Set)
  • GPU: Broadcom VideoCore IV @ 400 MHz
  • Memory: 1 GB LPDDR2-900 SDRAM
  • USB ports: 4
  • Network: 10/100 MBPS Ethernet, 802.11n Wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.0

pimoroni.com has released a quick benchmark for RaspberryPi 3. Also check out the detailed article on RapberryPi3 on hackaday.com

Rapberrypi.org Official release notes:

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