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Banana Pi

By Craig Couden / Jan 4, 2016

Banana Pi

Essentially, Banana Pi is a souped-up clone of the first-gen Raspberry Pis. It has an ARM Cortex-A7 Dual-core CPU, 1GB of RAM, a 1Gbps Ethernet port, and is compatible with Raspberry Pi add-on hardware.

Specs
Banana Pi http://bananapi.org
Type:Single Board Computer
Price:$65
Software:Arduino
Clock Speed:1 GHz
Processor:Dual-core 32-bit Allwinner A20 ARM Cortex-A7
I/O Pins Digital:26
I/O Pins Analog:None
WiFi?:No
Video?:Yes, HDMI
Bluetooth?:No
Ethernet?:Yes
Operating Voltage:5V
Dimensions:3.6 in X 2.4 in
Memory:SD
Additional Features:SATA, IR receiver, CSI, DSI

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Why To Buy

It’ll blow away a Raspberry Pi B+, sure, but against a Raspberry Pi 2, and at twice the price, Banana Pi doesn’t seem so fresh.

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