FriendlyArm has released NanoPi S2, a small board with WiFi, Bluetooth and eMMC for professionals, enterprise users, makers and hobbyists.
This NanoPi board uses the Samsung Quad Core Cortex-A9 S5P4418 SoC with dynamic frequency scaling up to 1.4GHz. It comes with 1G DDR3 RAM, 802.11 b/g/n WiFi & Bluetooth 4.0 module. The NanoPi S2 is powered over the MicroUSB port, It also has video input/output interface, 3.5mm audio jack, USB port and MicroSD card slot, serial debug port and ADC pin-header.
- CPU: S5P4418, dynamic frequency from 400Mhz to 1.4GHz
- PMU Power Management Unit: AXP228. It supports software shutdown and wake-up functions.
- DDR3 RAM: 1GB
- eMMC: 8GB
- Wireless：802.11 b/g/n
- Bluetooth：4.0 dual mode
- MicroSD Slot: 1 x MicroSD Slot
- Audio: 3.5mm jack/Via HDMI
- Microphone: 3.5mm jack
- USB Host: 1 x USB 2.0 Host
- Micro USB: 1 x MicroUSB, USB 2.0 for both data transmission and power input
- LCD Interface: 0.5 mm pitch 45-pin SMT FPC seat, for full-color LCD (RGB: 8-8-8)
- HDMI: microHDMI,1080P60 output
- DVP Camera Interface: 0.5mm pitch 24-pin FPC seat.
- LVDS：0.5mm pitch 24-Pin FPC seat
- GPIO1: 2.54mm pitch 40pin, compatible with Raspberry Pi’s GPIO. It includes UART, SPI, I2C, PWM, IO and etc
- ADC: onboard ADC pin header
- Serial Debug Port:2.54mm pitch 4-Pin header
- Antenna Interface: IPX
- User Key: 1 x Power , 1 x Boot Mode Switch
- LED: 1 x Power LED, 1 x System LED
- RTC: RTC Pins
- PCB Size(mm): 75 x 40, 8 layer， ENIG
- Power Supply: DC 5V/2A
- OS/Software: u-boot, Android5.1, Debian8
The NanoPi S2 has various interfaces, ports such as LVDS, and GPIOs which are compatible with Raspberry Pi’s GPIOs and ts PCB dimension is 40 * 75 mm.
The NanoPi S2 works with most of the modules and OS images that are developed for FriendlyElec’s S5P4418 based boards.
To start using NanoPi S2 you need MicroSD Card/TF Card, a DC 5V/2A power, HDMI monitor or LCD, USB keyboard, mouse and possibly a USB hub, a host computer running Ubuntu 14.04 64 bit system. It’s recommended to use a Class10 8GB SDHC TF card to boot and run fast.
Read more: NanoPi S2, A $45 Development Board For Professionals & Hobbyists