Arduino enthusiasts that have been patiently waiting for the arrival of the new Arduino 101 and Genuino 101 boards will be pleased to know that the Arduino Foundation has this week announced the development boards are now available from the Arduino stores price of $30 and €28,65 (+ tax).
The Arduino 101 boards sold in USA are currently available to preorder and shipping will commence on December 28th onwards. Both the Arduino 101 and Genuino 101 boards are supported by latest Arduino IDE starting with version 1.6.7. If you liked this you might also be interested in building an Arduino wind speed meter
Arduino explains little more about the new Arduino 101 and Genuino 101 :
Are the ideal successor of the Uno featuring a 32-bit Intel Quark microcontroller for minimal power consumption, 384 kB of flash memory, 80 kB of SRAM (24 kB available for sketches), an integrated DSP sensor hub, Bluetooth Low Energy radio, and 6-axis combo sensor with accelerometer and gyroscope. You’ll be able to create projects with great features like recognising gestures and controlling your phone over Bluetooth connectivity — all without needing additional hardware.
Watch the video below to learn more :