Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W, the new member of the Raspberry Pi Zero series, is on sale. So what does this mini computer offer?
Raspberry Pi, which is used as a mini computer and offers customization for dozens of purposes, introduced the new member of the Zero family. The company, which launched the first Zero 6 years ago, appeared in 2017 with the Zero W version that supports Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The UK-based company launched the ‘Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W’ model, a more powerful version of the series.
Raspberry Pi CEO Eben Upton wrote in his blog post, “We’ve sold about four million Zero and its $10 wireless-capable top model, the Zero W. These devices have made their way into many areas, from smart speakers to hospital ventilators.” said.
Raspberry Pi Zero 2W specifications
Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W, which comes with 512MB LPDDR2 SDRAM, hosts the Broadcom BCM2710A1 chip, which is also used in the Raspberry Pi 3 model, which the company sells for $35. The frequency speed of the device, which has four ARM Cortex-A53 cores, can go up to 1GHz. According to the statement, the performance of Zero 2 W is 5 times higher than the previous generation.
While the mini computer meets the wireless connection need with 2.4Ghz IEEE 802.11 b/g/n Wireless LAN support; It also incorporates the Bluetooth 4.2 standard. In this way, you can easily connect the product to external devices compatible with Bluetooth. The Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W also has a USB 2.0 connection that can also be used for OTG purposes.
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Thanks to the CSI-2 connector, you can connect a camera to the Raspberry Pi Zero 2W model. You can also attach an external monitor with the mini HDMI port, and increase its memory via the microSD card slot. Video playback capabilities of the device include H.264, MPEG-4 decoding (1080p30); H.264 encoding (1080p30) features are available. There is also OpenGL ES 1.1 graphics compatibility.
- Broadcom BCM2710A1, quad-core 64-bit chipset (Arm Cortex-A53 @ 1GHz)
- 512MB LPDDR2 SDRAM
- 2.4GHz IEEE 802.11b/g/n wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.2, BLE
- OTG compatible 1 × USB 2.0 port
- LINE compatible 40 pin I/O header
- MicroSD card slot
- Mini HDMI port
- CSI-2 camera connector
- H.264, MPEG-4 encoding (1080p30); H.264 decoding (1080p30)
- OpenGL ES 1.1, 2.0 graphics support
- Price: $15
The Raspberry Pi Zero 2 W goes on sale in the US, UK, Canada, Hong Kong and European markets starting today with a price tag of $ 15.