Raspberry Pi 3: Full Specs And Pricing

Raspberry Pi 3 is now on sale for $35 (the same price as the existing Raspberry Pi 2), featuring 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU (~10x the performance of Raspberry Pi 1), Integrated 802.11n wireless LAN and Bluetooth 4.1 and Complete compatibility with Raspberry Pi 1 and 2. The Raspberry Pi 3 is the third generation Raspberry Pi. It replaced the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B in February 2016. The Raspberry Pi 3 has an identical form factor to the previous Pi 2 (and Pi 1 Model B+) and has complete compatibility with Raspberry Pi 1 and 2.

Specifications for Raspberry Pi 3:

Broadcom BCM2837 chipset running at 1.2 GHz
64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53
802.11 b/g/n Wireless LAN
Bluetooth 4.1 (Classic & Low Energy)
Dual core Videocore IV® Multimedia co-processor
1 GB LPDDR2 memory
Supports all the latest ARM GNU/Linux distributions and Windows 10 IoT
microUSB connector for 2.5 A power supply
1 x 10/100 Ethernet port
1 x HDMI video/audio connector
1 x RCA video/audio connector
4 x USB 2.0 ports
40 GPIO pins
Chip antenna
DSI display connector
microSD card slot
Dimensions: 85 x 56 x 17 mm

The CPU is one and a half times faster than its predecessor, the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B. And, oh, that sweet, glorious on-board wireless connectivity that Raspberry Pi fans have desired for so long. The price for one Raspberry Pi 3 is $35. You will also need to get a new power supply for the Pi 3 since it has a higher power consumption.

RASPBERRY PI 3 MODEL B

RASPBERRY PI 3 MODEL B

RASPBERRY PI 3 MODEL B [Front]

RASPBERRY PI 3 MODEL B

RASPBERRY PI 3 MODEL B [Back]

[image source: element14.com]

Where to Buy Raspberry Pi 3:

Raspberry Pi 3 is available to buy from element14 and RS Components, Think Allied, and other resellers. You’ll need a recent NOOBS or Raspbian image from downloads page.

You can buy the Raspberry Pi 3 from here.

For more informations please visit raspberrypi.org

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