Today’s tech news: Raspberry Pi 4 announced with 4GB RAM, 4K support at $35


The Raspberry Pi Foundation has reported the fourth form of its small PC. The Raspberry Pi 4 keeps a similar structure factor and $35 beginning cost. However it has improved specs no matter how you look at it. It currently accompanies up to 4GB of RAM multiple times that of any past Pi, a quicker CPU and GPU, quicker Ethernet, double band Wi-Fi, double the measure of HDMI yields, and two USB 3 ports.

These overhauls imply that the Raspberry Pi 4 is usable as work area PC trade on the off chance that you pick its most costly 4GB model. Tom’s Hardware’s audit takes note of that the equipment can deal with numerous regular assignments, for example, web perusing with up to 15 Chromium tabs, light picture altering utilizing GIMP, and archive and spreadsheet work utilizing Libre Office. Obviously, the sub-$100 smaller than expected PC has its breaking points. It purportedly battles with full screen video playback from YouTube for instance, regardless of whether you turn down the goals to 480p.

The Raspberry Pi 4’s features

  • Quad-core 1.5GHz Broadcom CPU, up from 1.4GHz in the previous model.
  • 500MHz Video Core VI GPU, up from 400MHz previously.
  • A USB Type-C port for power, rather than Micro USB.
  • Two Micro HDMI ports which can power two 4K monitors at 30fps, or a single 4K monitor at 60fps alongside a 1080p display.
  • Two USB 3 ports and two USB 2 ports, up from four USB 2 ports.
  • A Gigabit Ethernet port which is no longer throttled by a USB interface.
  • Bluetooth 5.0 rather than 4.1.
  • Dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi.
  • A microSD storage card with a theoretical maximum transfer rate of 50 Mbps, up from 25 Mbps.
  • A 40 pin GPIO connector with support for three more interfaces; I2C, SPI, and UART.
  • The Raspberry Pi 4 is available starting today with either 1GB, 2GB, or 4GB of RAM for $35, $45, and $55, respectively.

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