Raspberry Pi 5 is releasing soon: check out features, specs, and more

Raspberry Pi are small single-board computer. Raspberry Pi Foundation along with Broadcom developed it in the United Kingdom. It was released in 2012 and quickly became so popular, it sold over 45 million Raspberry Pis. Each generation has been more powerful and versatile than the previous generation.

Raspberry Pi Foundation is releasing its latest single-board computer, Raspberry Pi 5 in October 2023. It is going to be the most powerful Raspberry Pi. 

This smartphone is more versatile than the previous generations. It will be a great choice for both beginners and experienced users.

Check out the Features of Raspberry Pi 5

Faster Processor

It has a new custom-designed Broadcom BCM2712 processor. This processor is up to 2-3 times faster than the processors used in the previous generations.

More RAM

It has LPDDR5 RAM which includes 4GB, 8GB, and 16 GB. It is more efficient than previous Raspberry Pi RAMs.

PCle 2.0 port

It uses a PCle 2.0 port for connecting to external devices which are graphics cards, M.2 storage drives, and high-speed networking cards.

Dual four-lane MIPI transceivers

2 four-lane MIPI transceivers are there to connect to the cameras, displays, and other MIPI-compatible devices.

New RP1 I/O controller

A new RP1 I/O controller is there which will handle I/O functions.

Specifications of Raspberry Pi 5

ProcessorBroadcom BCM2712 quad-core Cortex-A76 (ARM v8.2) 64-bit SoC
Refresh Rate2GHz
StorageMicroSD Card Slot
DisplayDual 4Kp60 HDMI
Decoder4Kp60 HEVC
GPUVideocore VII
ConnectivityDual-band Wi-Fi 6
Bluetooth 5.2
Gigabit Ethernet
2x USB 3.0 ports
2x USB 2.0 ports
ExpansionsPCle 2.0 port
2x four-lane MIPI transceivers
40-pin GPIO header
Video2x micro-HDMI ports
Power5V DC via USB-C connector

Price of Raspberry Pi 5

4GB: $45

8GB: $60

16GB: $80

Uses of Raspberry Pi 5

It can be used to

  • Build a desktop computer
  • Create a media center
  • Make a retro gaming console
  • Build a robot
  • Create an IoT device
  • Learn to code

Raspberry Pi 5 will be more versatile and it would be a great choice for both experienced users as well as beginners. Let’s wait for the official release to get to know more about this device, till then stay connected with Oreonow.

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