SinoVoip has confirmed specifications for its new Banana Pi BPI-M4 single board computer this week revealing that it is powered by a Realtek RTD1395 quad-core Arm Cortex-A53 processor with Mali-470 MP4 GPU. No pricing has been unveiled as yet but you can expect these to be confirmed in the next couple of weeks.
Other features include a Raspberry Pi compatible expansion connector and its creators have also showcased the mini PC running Android 8.1 and support for Linux operating systems has been listed but no distributions named.
Banana Pi BPI-M4 specifications:
– SoC – Realtek RTD1395 quad-core Arm Cortex-A53 processor with Mali-470 MP4 GPU
– System Memory – 1 GB DDR4 (option 2 GB)
– Storage – 8G eMMC flash (max 64 GB), micro SD slot up to 256GB
– Video Output – 1x HDMI 2.0 port up to 1080p (TBC)
– Audio – Via HDMI port, 3.5mm audio jack
– Connectivity – 100 Mbps Ethernet and 802.11 b/g/n/ac WiFi 5 + Bluetooth 4.2 (via RTL8821 module)
– USB – 4x USB 2.0 host ports, 1x USB 2.0 type C port
– M.2 Key E slot with PCIe 2.0 and USB 2.0
– 40-pin Raspberry Pi compatible GPIO header with UART, I2C, SPI, PWM or power supply
– Misc – Boot selection switch; power and activity LEDs; Power, Reset, Uboot and Install push buttons
– Debugging – 3-pin debug UART header for serial console access
– Power Supply – 5V/2A via USB type-C port or PoE using official Raspberry Pi PoE HAT.
– Dimensions – 92x60mm; Note: Raspberry Pi 3B+ measures 85 x 56 mm, but SinoVoIP appears to have included the connectors for their dimensions
– Weight – 48 grams
As soon as more information is announced on availability and pricing we will keep you up to speed as always
Source: CNX Software
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