The first to see the new Banana Pi BPI-M4 will surely come up with the idea of the most popular mini-PC, Raspberry Pi 3. This new "machine" stands out for support for 4K content and value of 40 dollars.
Get to know more possibilities of this small, but powerful Mini PC.
It's called the Banana Pi BPI-M4 and the new solution is available on the mini-PC market, although it's small, this mini PC comes with support for 4K playback and the 40-pound board allows you to board Raspberry Pi HAT.
In terms of RAM, it comes with 1GB and 8 GB of storage for eMMC (also supports microSD cards). In terms of connectivity, the Banana Pi BPI-M4 comes with a WiFi onboard board with support for b / g / n / ac standards. The Bluetooth version is 4.2. One of the interesting features is PoE support.
Main characteristics of Banana Pi BPI-M4
- SoC: Realtek RTD1395 ARM Cortex-A53 Quad-Core 64 bit
- GPU: Small 470 MP4 OpenGL ES 1.1 / 2.0 H.264 H.265.2K4K
- RAM: 1 GB DDR4 (there is also an option with 2 GB)
- Memory storage: 8G eMMC flash (optional up to 64 GB)
- 10/100 Mbit / s Ethernet
- RTL8821Wi-Fi 802.11 b / g / n / AC
- Bluetooth 4.2
- USB 2.0 TYPE C
- Support for PoE
This board costs about $ 40 and is undoubtedly a good investment. It is true that the Banana Pi community does not have the size of a "competitor" Raspberry Pi, but there is already a lot of information on the Internet.
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