Raspberry Pi Zero $5 computer unveiled2015-11-27 03:02 by Daniela
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Raspberry Pi has unveiled its latest device - the Raspberry Pi Zero. It is a tiny programmable computer that sells for just $5.The recent version of the popular computer is even smaller than previous editions - just 6.5cm by 3cm.
Despite its tiny size, it features a Broadcom BCM2835 chip processor, including a 1GHz ARM11 core, that has been "upclocked" making it 40 per cent faster than the Raspberry Pi 1.
The chip also offers 512MB of RAM, along with a micro-SD slot, mini-HDMI to plug it into a display, and micro-USB for power. It runs Raspbian, a version of the Linux operating system built for the Raspberry devices.
Raspberry Pi devices are primarily intended for people learning computer programming, and can be used with other parts, including a screen and keyboard.
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