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The new BBC micro:bit V2 announced #microbit @microbit_edu

The Micro:bit Educational Foundation has announced the new micro:bit today.

The latest micro:bit will fit right in to your existing lessons and materials; all the existing MakeCode blocks and MicroPython code will work in the same way as they do on the original micro:bit. More features, including easy ways to take AI and ML into the classroom, will be released throughout 2021.

Some new features of the board:

  • A more powerful Nordic nRF52833 processor
  • A MEMS microphone
  • A speaker
  • Capacitive touch sensor
  • Power saving mode

The Foundation notes availability from November 2020 at the same price point.

Check out these for more details:

Video – Meet the latest micro:bit, announcement page, tech specs



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