This is the news many have been waiting for: Raspberry Pi 5 it’s official. The new card, just announced, will be on sale by the end of October. Equipped with features that makers and geeks will be able to make the most of with their DIY projects, it is assembled with some components designed internally by the Foundation for the first time.
All about the new Raspberry Pi 5 board
Let’s take a look right away Technical specifications integrated which represent a significant upgrade compared to the previous model introduced in 2019.
- 2.40GHz ARM Cortex-A76 quad core CPU;
- VideoCore VII GPU with support for OpenGL ES 3.1 and Vulkan 1.2;
- 4 or 8 GB of RAM;
- dual JDHMI 4Kp60 video output;
- HEVC 4Kp60 decoder;
- Dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi;
- Bluetooth 5.0 with Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE);
- high-speed micro SD slot with SDR104 support;
- two USB 3.0 ports with simultaneous operation at 5 Gbps;
- two USB 2.0 ports;
- Gigabit Ethernet slot with PoE+ support (requires separate PoE+ HAT, coming soon);
- two 4-lane MIPI interfaces for cameras and displays;
- PCIe 2.0 interface for peripherals;
- 40-pin GPIO connector;
- RTC (real-time clock);
- on and off button.
Below is a presentation video that reviews the strengths of the hardware sector supplied with Raspberry Pi 5.
As anticipated at the beginning, the new card will be officially available by the end of October. The price? In the United States it was set at $59.90 for the 4 GB version and $79.90 for the 8 GB version. Some retailers authorized resellers have already started the pre-order phase in Italy too, at around 70 euros and 90 euros respectively.
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