Raspberry Pi 3 has Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and a faster processor



Four years after launching the original Raspberry Pi, an ultra-cheap, barebones and tiny but surprisingly versatile PC, the Raspberry Pi Foundation launched the third major iteration of the same product.

The Raspberry Pi 3 has a new, 1.2GHz, 64-bit, quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor, offering roughly ten times the performance of the Raspberry Pi 1, according to the foundation. It also comes with integrated 802.11n Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.1, and is fully compatible with both Raspberry Pi 1 and 2.

The rest of the specs are roughly the same as those of the Pi 2 — 1GB of RAM, a 400MHz VideoCore IV graphics chip, 4 USB ports, a full-sized HDMI port, an ethernet port, a combined 3.5mm audio and composite video jack, and a microSD card slot — and of all that fits into a very similar form factor.  Read more…

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