The Raspberry Pi 5 is announced! #PiDay @Raspberry_Pi

On the heels of the global supply shortage easing comes information from Cambridge on the Raspberry Pi 5.

There are many new features, many requested by the community and enthusiasts for modern computing, per the Raspberry Pi Blog:

  • 2.4GHz quad-core 64-bit Arm Cortex-A76 CPU
  • VideoCore VII GPU, supporting OpenGL ES 3.1, Vulkan 1.2
  • Dual 4Kp60 HDMI® display output
  • 4Kp60 HEVC decoder
  • Dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi®
  • Bluetooth 5.0 / Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
  • High-speed microSD card interface with SDR104 mode support
  • 2 × USB 3.0 ports, supporting simultaneous 5Gbps operation
  • 2 × USB 2.0 ports
  • Gigabit Ethernet, with PoE+ support (requires separate PoE+ HAT, coming soon)
  • 2 × 4-lane MIPI camera/display transceivers
  • PCIe 2.0 x1 interface for fast peripherals
  • Raspberry Pi standard 40-pin GPIO header
  • Real-time clock
  • Power button

Raspberry Pi founder Eben Upton states:

Priced at $60 for the 4GB variant, and $80 for its 8GB sibling (plus your local taxes), virtually every aspect of the platform has been upgraded, delivering a no-compromises user experience. Raspberry Pi 5 comes with new features, it’s over twice as fast as its predecessor, and it’s the first Raspberry Pi computer to feature silicon designed in‑house here in Cambridge, UK.

According to Raspberry Pi, subscribers of The MagPi or HackSpace Magazine will get “Priority Boarding” for obtaining a Pi 5. With Priority Boarding, one can pre-order a Raspberry Pi 5 (4 GB or 8 GB) and it’ll get sent out at the front of the shipping queue. Raspberry Pi states boards will ship in late October 2023.

Authorized resellers have their own policies. Adafruit has signups for Pi 5 boards and accessories at adafruit.com/new (note this is not preorder).


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