The New Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+, The Smaller and Lower-Powered Model

Raspberry Pi Foundation announced the smaller and lower-powered model. The new hardware named with Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+.

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ (1)

If you’re running a Pi as just something that takes in power and spits out data on the GPIO pins, Pi 3 Model A+ might be all you need.

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ (2)

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ is ideal for projects in which you need the speed and processing power of the Pi 3 and also can live without ethernet, multiple USB ports, and extra RAM.

The Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ has undergone extensive compliance testing, and meets the following European standards:

  • Electromagnetic Compatibility Directive (EMC) 2014/30/EU
  • Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Directive 2011/65/EU

Raspberry Pi 3 Model A+ (3)

For the full specs:

  • Broadcom BCM2837B0, Cortex-A53 (ARMv8) 64-bit SoC @ 1.4GHz
  • 2.4GHz and 5GHz IEEE 802.11.b/g/n/ac wireless LAN, Bluetooth 4.2/BLE
  • Extended 40-pin GPIO header
  • Full-size HDMI
  • Single USB 2.0 ports
  • CSI camera port for connecting a Raspberry Pi Camera Module
  • DSI display port for connecting a Raspberry Pi Touch Display
  • 4-pole stereo output and composite video port
  • Micro SD port for loading your operating system and storing data
  • 5V/2.5A DC power input


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