How does BeagleBone Black compare to Raspberry Pi 2? #BeagleBoneBlack @TXInstruments @BeagleBoardOrg
BeagleBoard.org co-founder Jason Kridner wrote an article comparing the BeagleBone Black to the Raspberry Pi 2.
As many of you might have heard, Raspberry Pi launched their next board, the Raspberry Pi 2. There has been noticeable differences in the primary processor performance from the original Pi to Pi 2. This has cause a lot of people to revisit the question of how the BeagleBone Black compares to Raspberry Pi.
The lineage of the two projects tells part of the story. The original BeagleBoard started with a mobile phone processor and the Pi started with a multimedia chip. The Pi 2 still seems to be very multimedia and GUI centric. The BeagleBone and BeagleBone Black (the Bones), however, started with an industrial control and communications chip, the TI Sitara AM335x. These starting points lean to suitability of each being better for certain types of tasks. The Bones are particularly suited to building small connected electronics projects with key advantages in several areas.
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