As announced earlier this month the high performance PINE64 single board open source Quad Core mini PC has today launched over on Kickstarter with the aim to raise $31,416 over the next 45 days.
The PINE64 mini PC is priced at just $15 and offers a 64-bit expandable Quad Core 1.2Ghz system that is fitted with ARM Mali 400MP2 graphics and supported by 512MB of RAM. Together with 2 x USB 2.0 ports and HDMI connectivity that supports output for 3840 x 2160 pixel displays.
For a few more dollars this can be upgrade to 1GB of RAM and a Gigabit Ethernet connection offering a performance increase over the Raspberry Pi 2 PC. Watch the video below to learn more about the features, specification and inspiration behind the Pine 64 and Pine A64 mini PCs.
PINE A64 is not only a computer, it is a super affordable 64-bit high performance expandable single board computer (SBC). Whether you are an IT professional, electronics hobbyist, student, teacher, hacker, inventor, or just someone who wants to have more flexibility to increase their productivity at work, the PINE A64 is a computer board made for everyone. Enjoy more fun and entertainment at home with endless possibilities.
The PINE64 CPU is a quad-core ARM A53 64-bit processor that runs at 1.2GHz. The GPU on the PINE A64 is a dual-core MALI-400 MP2 and runs at 500MHz, capable of 1.1 Gpixel/s throughput. This means the graphics capabilities are slightly higher than the original X-Box’s level of performance. PINE A64 board is powered by the latest 64-bit quad core ARM A53 CPU and delivers up to 20-30% better performance than other 32 bit open source counterparts.
Jump over to the Kickstarter crowdfunding campaign website to make a pledge from just $15 to be able to get yourself one of the first early bird backer systems of the production line, with shipping expected to take place during February 2016.