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Great news for IoT and Linux enthusiast – Linux WiFi board NanoPi, a low-power ARM MPU designed for embedded Linux enthusiasts, Makers, and players is ready to take the market on August 1st, 2015.

Linux WiFi Board NanoPi is only half of Raspberry Pi (RPi)’s size and it is compatible with RPi GPIO interface. You can easily integrate NanoPi with wireless WiFi and Bluetooth 4.0 module. It also offers a parallel camera interface and full-color LCD interface.

This WiFi Board NanoPi can run Linux/Debian system from TF card. It is ideal for networking, wireless smart car, robotics, image recognition, HMI and other applications development.

Let’s take a concrete look at features provided by this Linux WiFi Board NanoPi:

  • CPU: Samsung S3C2451, running at 400Mhz
  • RAM: 64M DDR2
  • On-Board Integrated WiFi and Bluetooth Module
  • One USB Host interface, Type A
  • One Micro USB Device, Support power in and data transmission(Can Be use as serial and Ethernet)
  • One Debugging Serial Port
  • One microSD Slot
  • LCD Interface: 0.5mm pitch SMT FPC seat, support full-color LCD (RGB: 8-8-8)
  • DVP Camera Interface: 0.5mm pitch FPC connector, including ITU-R BT 601/656 8-bit, I2C and IO
  • GPIO1: 2.54mm pitch, 40pin, compatible RPi GPIO, provides including UART, SPI, I2C, IO pins
  • GPIO2: 2.54mm pitch, 12pin, including I2S, I2C, UART pins
  • PCB Size: 75 x 30 mm
  • Power In: DC 5V
  • Software Support: u-boot, Linux-4.1+Qt, Debian

It surely looks like a killer alternative for DIY hackers and makers for building awesome gadgets. What do you think about this Linux WiFi Board NanoPi? Will it be more popular than RaspberryPi which already has a huge market share? Let us know in comments below.

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