The famous Raspberry Pi single-board computer received a new model, more powerful than its predecessor. It's called Raspberry Pi 4 Model B and brings some news. In addition to compact, Raspberry Pi are popular for their low price, around 25-50 euros.
Raspberry Pi 4 main features
- Broadcom quad-core 1.5GHz processor
- Up to 4 GB LPDDR4 RAM (high end model)
- Bluetooth 5.0
- WiFi 802. 11ac
- 2 x USB 3.0
- 2 x micro-HDMI
- 1 x Ethernet
- 1 x USB-C input (charging)
The most interesting upgrade of the new Raspberry Pi 4 is support for 4K video up to 60 frames. This is thanks to its micro-HDMI inputs and the processor with the H.265 codec, also known as high efficiency video coding.
These capabilities can make Raspberry Pi 4 a multimedia hub to have in the living room or bedroom, depending on the software you want. The following video shows the promotional short of the new computer.
Raspberry Pi 4 Prices and Availability
The values will vary depending on your choice of RAM. However, these computers still have an unmatched quality and price ratio.
- Raspberry Pi 4 1GB – $ 39.99
- Raspberry Pi 4 2GB – $ 48.99
- Raspberry Pi 4 4GB – $ 59.99
Raspberry Pi 4 will be available early in July but you can already buy it through the official website. Just choose UK and you will be referred to an authorized retailer who sells the computer.
What you can do with a Raspberry Pi 4
Depending on how familiar you are with software and hardware, you can use this computer for various purposes. Here are some of the most popular uses.
- Desktop computer
- Wireless print server
- Media center
- Retro gaming machine
There are hundreds of projects you can accomplish with a Raspberry Pi. With the new model 4, you have more possibilities with more inputs, better connectivity and support for 4K content.