Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Upgraded Raspberry Pi 3 delivers more power and faster networking (Engadget)

Later in the article: "The price remains the same too, meaning it'll cost $35/£30 at the usual suppliers."

"The key improvements on the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ are its processor and networking capabilities. The Model B+ sports a 1.4GHz quad-core Broadcom BCM2837B0 processor (compared to the 1.2GHz BCM2837 chip in the Pi 3), which the company says has come as a result of improved power integrity and thermal design.

For projects requiring faster networking speeds, the Model B+ delivers dual-band 2.4GHz and 5GHz wireless connectivity and gigabit ethernet over USB 2.0, which supports up to 300Mbps (three times the speed of previous boards). Bluetooth 4.2 and Bluetooth Low Energy support make it easier for tinkerers looking to create their own IoT hubs or interact with other devices in their smart home."
Upgraded Raspberry Pi 3 delivers more power and faster networking
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