Raspberry Pi Model B+
The Raspberry Pi is a low cost, credit-card sized computer that plugs into a monitor or TV, and uses a standard keyboard and mouse. It enables people to explore computing, and to learn how to program in languages like Scratch and Python.
element14 BeagleBone Black
The element14 BeagleBone Black is a full featured, internet enabled development platform that utilizes the low cost Sitara™ AM3358 ARM® Cortex™-A8 processor from Texas Instruments and runs a variety of OS including Debian, Angstrom, Ubuntu and Android.
The RIoTboard is an open source platform based on an i.MX 6Solo applications processor, using an ARM® Cortex®-A9 architecture. The platform is ideal for Android and GNU/Linux development and is supported by a community of Design Engineers and Application Developers.
i.MX6Q SABRE Lite
The SABRE Lite Board is measuring only 3.25 inch by 3.25 inch, it is a very compact board but takes full features of the I.MX6Quad processor. The board has integrated 1GByte of 64-bit wide DD3 and 2MByte SPI Flash and brought out a number of interfaces for peripheral connections.
|Raspberry Pi Model B||Raspberry Pi Model B+
||element14 BeagleBone Black
||RIoTBoard||i.MX6Q SABRE Lite||MarS Board|
|Dimensions||85mm x 56mm||85mm x 56mm||86.36mm x 54.61mm||75mm x 120mm||82.55mm x 82.55mm||65.46mm x 102.04mm|
|Processor||700 MHz ARM1176JZFS||700 MHz ARM1176JZFS||1GHz Ti Sitara AM3359 ARM Cortex A8||1GHz ARM Cortex A9 MPCore™||1GHz ARM Cortex A9 MPCore™ 4xCPU||1GHz ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore™ 2xCPU Processor|
|RAM||512 MB SDRAM @ 400 MHz||512 MB SDRAM @ 400 MHz||512 MB DDR3 @ 400 MHz||1GByte of 32-bit wide DDR3 @ 800MHz||1GByte of 64-bit wide DDR3 @ 532MHz||1GByte of DDR3|
|Storage||SDCard||MicroSD||MicroSD, 2 GB eMMC||MicroSD, SDCard, 4GByte eMMC||MicroSD, SDCard, 4GByte eMMC, SATA-II||SDCard, 4GBytes of eMMC, 2MByte of SPI Flash|
|Video Connections||HDMI, Composite RCA, DSI video interface||HDMI, Composite (shared with audio jack), DSI video interface||Micro-HDMI||HDMI, LVDS, parallel RGB interface||HDMI, LVDS, parallel RGB interface, touch screen interface||HDMI, LVDS, parallel RGB interface, touch screen interface|
|Supported Resolutions||640×350 to 1920×1200, including 1080p, PAL & NTSC standards||640×350 to 1920×1200, including 1080p, PAL & NTSC standards||1920x1080@24fps, 1280×1024 (5:4), 1024×768 (4:3), 1280×720 (16:9), 1440×900 (16:10) all at 16 bit||up to 1920x1080||up to 1920x1080||up to 1920x1080|
|Audio||Multi-Channel HD Audio over HDMI, Stereo from 3.5 mm jack||Multi-Channel HD Audio over HDMI, Stereo from 3.5 mm jack||Stereo over HDMI||Stereo over HDMI, Stereo in/out from 2x 3.5 mm jack||Stereo over HDMI, Stereo in/out from 2x 3.5 mm jack,||Stereo over HDMI, Digital Audio Multiplexer, Serial Audio Interface|
|Operating Systems||Linux, Android, FreeBSD, RiscOS, others||Linux, Android, FreeBSD, RiscOS, others.||Linux, Android, RiscOS, others||Linux, Android||Linux, Android||Linux, Android|
|Power Draw / voltage||750mA up to 1.2A @ 5V||600mA up to 1.8A @ 5V||210-460 mA @ 5V under varying conditions||up to 4A @ 5V||up to 4A @ 5V||up to 4A @ 5V|
|GPIO||26||40||65||40||up to 206|
|Connectivity||2x USB Ports, 1x 10/100 Mbps Ethernet, 1x CSI-2 for cameras||4x USB Ports, 1x 10/100 Mbps Ethernet, 1x CSI for cameras||1x USB Port, 1 Mini-USB Client, 1x 10/100 Mbps Ethernet||4x USB Ports, 1x MIPI camera interface, 1x OpenSDA||1x CAN, 1x 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet, 1x CCD/CMOS camera interface, 2x USB Ports, 1x UART||1x 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet|
|Power Source||1x Micro-USB||1x Micro-USB||1x Mini USB, 1x Barrel Connector||1x Barrel Connector||1x Barrel Connector||1x Barrel Connector|
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