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Raspberry Pi Zero W costs just $10, adds wireless LAN and Bluetooth connectivity
If you hadn’t heard, the Raspberry Pi is a tiny microcomputer roughly the size of a credit card. It was originally developed for education purposes, but has found its way into the arsenal of many a tinkerer due to its low cost and simplistic development abilities. At only $5 at launch, you could buy one of these things for about the cost of an expensive cup of coffee, which made it a no-brainer for those looking to create imaginative projects which only needed a simple computer to program to.
Today marks the 5th anniversary since the original Raspberry Pi first launched onto the market, and so the group is celebrating by announcing the newest model available to consumers, the Raspberry Pi Zero W. The new variant is the evolution of the original Raspberry Pi Zero, but adds wireless LAN and Bluetooth capabilities.
Here is the full feature list of the new Pi Zero W:
- 1GHz, single-core CPU
- 512MB RAM
- Mini-HDMI port
- Micro-USB On-The-Go port
- Micro-USB power
- HAT-compatible 40-pin header
- Composite video and reset headers
- CSI camera connector
- 802.11n wireless LAN
- Bluetooth 4.0
If you want to get your hands on one of these bad boys, it will only cost you $10. The team thinks that this will turn out to be one of the premiere development boards for IoT developers, and if you want to get your hands on one, head to the links below to place your order.
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