New single board computer: The OrangePi Prime

For $29.90, you can now get your hands on a new OrangePi titled “OrangePi Prime”, and the least we can say is that it is truly impressive!

The OrangePi Prime single board computer
The OrangePi Prime single board computer

This RaspberryPi sized board features:

  • 64bits ARM Cortex A53 Quad-core Allwinner H5
  • Mali 450 GPU
  • 2 GB DDR2
  • Gigabit ethernet
  • Onboard Wifi b/g/n and bluetooth 4.0 support
  • 3 USB 2.0, 1 USB 2.0 OTG
  • 40 pin RaspberryPi compatible headers

and all of that for $29.90!

 

OrangePi Prime board, image courtesy of Shenzhen Xunlong Software Co Ltd
OrangePi Prime board, image courtesy of Shenzhen Xunlong Software Co Ltd

 

Quite frankly as of today it is the most amazing bang for your buck you can get. If you are planning on running headless that is, because as usual Linux distros have terrible Mali GPU drivers and it will be totally unusable as a Kodi box. At least for now.

You can grab it from Aliexpress.

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