Recently, the Raspberry Pi started a kind of state of war because of its minimal $35.70 price with unbelievable performance. If your Raspberry Pi fever is settled now, we have a more interesting news for you. The Pine64 is the new sensation which is giving a tough time to Raspberry Pi in terms of price and performance.

Rock64

rock64 placa raspberry pi Do consider the Rock64 Board before going for the Raspberry Pi   The detailed comparison between the two tells the inside story

Rock64 is actually the latest Pine64 single-board computer which will be hitting the shelves July 31. If you are thinking about the specifications of the upcoming single-board computer, here they are:

  • 1.5GHz Rockchip RK3328 64-bit quad-core A53 processor
  • Mali-450 MP2 GPU
  • 1GB ($25)/ 2GB ($35)/ 4GB ($45) of 1600MHz LPDDR3 RAM
  • Debian and Yocto Linux OS with option of running Android 7.1
  • 4K support with 60fps output
  • A bootable eMMC socket alongside a MicroSD

Rockchip RK3328 Development Board Large Do consider the Rock64 Board before going for the Raspberry Pi   The detailed comparison between the two tells the inside story
Performance Comparison

The Rockchip is said to be faster than the Broadcom processor which is found under the hood of Raspberry Pi 3 Model B. So considering a RAM capacity double to that of the Pi in $35 is a pretty good option. Isn’t it? Also, the 1GB model is $10 cheaper.

Differences Among The Two

Having a look at the differences between the two computers, we have covered up a list of points that you need to consider

  • One less USB port in Rock64 with one being a USB 3.0
  • A dedicated 3.5mm power jack
  • The HDMI port is 2.0 and the Ethernet is Gigabit rated
  • No wireless board and DSI (display) and CSI (camera) interfaces in the Rock

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