Raspberry Pi 3 appears with Wi-Fi and enormous performance boost

The Raspberry Pi 3 has been proclaimed, with the third iteration of the enormously accepted mini-computer bragging 50% extra processing power.  The newest Raspberry Pi is based on a Broadcom BCM2837 System on a Chip (SoC), which comprises the 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex A53 processor, giving the its power increase.

                                                                                        

The third iteration also inserts built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth - both extremely-demanded characteristics - while attaching at a small cost of $35 (£30). There's also an incorporated Video Core multimedia coprocessor which will let for a far extra powerful graphical presenting.

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There's the predictable Raspian OS, certainly, whereas the Pi 3's dimensions are, obviously, tiny - 85 x 56 x 17mm.

There's a 40-pin GPIO connector; four USB connector port; full-HD HDMI; 10/100 Ethernet; 3.5mm audio jack and composite video; camera (CSI-2) and display (DSI) interfaces; and micro-SD card slot.

"We are unveiling the third-generation Raspberry Pi four years to the day after the launch of the original Raspberry Pi board on February 29, 2012," said Eben Upton, creator of Raspberry Pi.


Raspberry Pi 3 appears with Wi-Fi and enormous performance boost

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