Asus has launch 90MB0QY1-M0EAY0 Tinker Board computer with 4k Video Support .
AsusTek the Taiwanese based company new chip is competing with rival British company Raspberry Pi3 model .The Raspberry Pi is the most popular and cheapest single board computer in the market , as it only costs $35 . The Tinker board is in size of 8.5cm by 5.3cm which is the same size of Raspberry Pi 3. The Asus Tinker Board costs around $60 , A little expansive than Pi3 Model but its offer some advance feature .
The board you see above looks very similar to the Raspberry Pi, in fact, it’s almost the same size, but this is the Asus Tinker Board. It costs around $60, and while that’s $25 more than a Raspberry Pi 3, it offers more features and more performance.
The Tinker Board is only available in the UK and Europe and its expected to available in US by the end of this month .
Asus Tinker Board
Raspberry Pi 3 (Model B)
Quad core 1.8GHz ARM Cortex-A17
|4× ARM Cortex-A53, 1.2GHz|
|RAM||2GB Dual channel LPDDR3||1GB LPDDR2|
|Storage||MicroSD slot with UHS-I support||MicroSD|
|Display Output||HDMI 2.0 port to support H.264 4K resolution||HDMI, supports HD resolution|
|Audio Playback||Supports up to 192k/24bit sample rate||Supports up to 48K/16bit sample rate|
|GPIO||40-pin Internal header with 28 GPIO pins||40-pin header, populated|
|Connectivity||Gigabit LAN and Bluetooth 4.0 + EDR connectivity
Gigabit Ethernet port via PCI , 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi
|Bluetooth: Bluetooth 4.1 Classic, Bluetooth Low Energy
10/100 Ethernet, 2.4GHz 802.11n wireless
|Ports||3.5mm audio jack
Four (4) USB 2.0 ports
HDMI 2.0 with 4K support
MIPI-CSI camera port
MIPI-DSI with HD support
|3.5mm analogue audio-video jack
Four (4) USB 2.0
Camera Serial Interface (CSI)
Display Serial Interface (DSI)
By comparing the specification and features to Raspberry Pi 3, Asus Tinker Board simply outranks it. However, the Raspberry Pi has active community for the software support.
Asus Tinker Board have faster and powerful processor which also supports 4K video playback as well 24 bit audio support.