The $40 Raspberry Pi 4 packs practically sufficient energy to take the place of a legacy pc. But it surely’s lacking parts you want, like a keyboard. Now the Raspberry Pi 400 takes care of that by shoving a Raspberry Pi inside a keyboard for simply $70. A full pc package with all of the cables you want will set you again $100.
At first look, you would possibly mistake the Raspberry Pi 400 for the corporate’s present Raspberry Pi keyboard. That’s no mistake, because the keyboard was the start of the method to create the most recent Raspberry Pi.
According to The Verge, Raspberry Pi’s Founder, Ebon Upton, admits “keen-eyed observers would have seen hints concerning the Pi 400’s improvement hidden inside its standalone keyboard, which has a barely pointless quantity of empty house inside it the place the Pi 400’s pc innards now sit.”
The pc contained in the Raspberry Pi 400 is similar to the Raspberry Pi 4. It makes use of a barely extra highly effective 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A72 CPU and has 4 GB of RAM, Bluetooth 5.0, Gigabit Ethernet, and 802.11ac Wi-Fi. One of the well-known facets of Raspberry Pi is the accessible 40-pin GPIO header, and also you don’t lose that with the Pi 400.
You’ll discover it on the far facet of the keyboard, together with two micro HDMI ports, two USB 3.0 ports together with one USB 2.0 port, the aforementioned ethernet port, and USB-C for energy. The keyboard is available in UK and US English Spanish, French, German, and Italian layouts. And the Raspberry Pi guarantees extra choices to come back.
Talking of choices, Upton acknowledges that the white and pink coloration scheme might not be to everybody’s liking. He tells The Verge that the corporate is “going to want to make it in grey and black and it’s going to interrupt our hearts.”
You may buy the Raspberry Pi 400 today as a standalone product for $70. You’ll must supply your individual mouse, charger, MicroSD card, and micro HDMI to HDMI cable in that situation. When you’d moderately get all that with Raspbian OS preloaded and a newbie’s information, you’ll be able to decide up the Raspberry Pi 400 Package for $100.
Each are on sale beginning in the present day by official resellers.