Following on from the launch of the Orange Pi 2 that is available to purchase price at around $25. Its creators Shenzhen Xunlong Software have now launched a more cost-effective version in the form of the Orange Pi PC.
The Orange Pi PC has now launched priced at just $15 and provides a similar system based on the Allwinner H3 SoC powered by a Allwinner H3 quad core Cortex A7 @ 1.6 GHz processor supported by an ARM Mali-400MP2 GPU up to 600 MHz.
Features of the new Orange pI PC include a 40-pin Raspberry Pi compatible header with 28 GPIOs, UART, I2C, SPI, PWM, CAN, I2S, SPDIF, LRADC, ADC, LINE-IN, FM-IN, and HP-IN
Other features include :
• System Memory – 1GB DDR3
• Storage – micro SD card slot (up to 64GB)
• Video Output – HDMI with CEC and HDCP support, AV port
• Audio I/O – HDMI, AV port, on-board microphone
• Connectivity – 10/100M Ethernet
• USB – 3x USB 2.0 host ports, 1x micro USB OTG port
• Camera – CSI Interface
• Debugging – 3-pin UART header for serial console
• Misc – IR receiver; Power button; Power and status LEDs
• Power Supply – 5V/2A via barrel jack (micro USB OTG cannot be used to power the board).
• Dimensions – 85 x 55 mm (vs 93 x 60 mm for Orange Pi 2)
• Weight – 38 grams