Get ready for a serious Geeksgiving celebration.
The Raspberry Pi Foundation today announced its latest wonder: The ultra-low-cost Raspberry Pi Zero. At $5 per unit, it may rank as the world’s cheapest computer.
The Pi Zero goes on sale today, and the foundation is expecting a swell of orders, so it’s limiting each order to one or two units for now.
However, the foundation is giving away free copies that will be embedded in the cover of The MagPi magazine this month.
Before you take the plunge, some specs, via the foundation:
- BCM2835 (same as Pi 1) but up-clocked to 1GHz, so 40 percent faster.
- 512MB of RAM
- micro-USB for data
- micro-USB for power
- unpopulated 40-pin GPIO connector (same pinout as A+/B+/2B)
- size: 65mm x 30mm