Raspberry Pi A/B

78
Global
Score
78

A good product that falls short of greatness.

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Model
A

Key Specs

Type
Other
Bundled OS
Linux
Processor speed
700 MHz
Video outputs
HDMI, RCA / composite
System RAM
256 MB

General

Type
Other
Bundled OS
Linux

Processor

Processor make
Other
Processor speed
700 MHz
Number of CPUs
1

Video

Graphics adapter
Integrated (Other)
Video outputs
HDMI, RCA / composite (v1.4)
Integrated TV tuner
no

Optical media

Optical drives
None

Networking

WiFi
no
Ethernet
None
Analog modem
None

Slots / bays / chassis

Accessible external bays
no

Other features

Wireless keyboard / mouse
no
IR port
no
Integrated webcam
no
Security lock slot
no
Case lighting
no

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
256 MB

Connections

USB (rear)
2.0 (1 port(s))
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire (rear)
no
FireWire (front)
no

Audio

Type
Integrated
Audio outputs
Array
Built-in microphone
no

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes (SD, MMC)

Removable disks

Removable disk drive
no
Model
B 256MB

Key Specs

Type
Other
Bundled OS
Linux
Processor speed
700 MHz
Video outputs
HDMI, RCA / composite
System RAM
256 MB

General

Type
Other
Bundled OS
Linux

Processor

Processor make
Other
Processor speed
700 MHz
Number of CPUs
1

Video

Graphics adapter
Integrated (Other)
Video outputs
HDMI, RCA / composite (v1.4)
Integrated TV tuner
no

Optical media

Optical drives
None

Networking

WiFi
no
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet] (1 ports)
Analog modem
None

Slots / bays / chassis

Expansion card slots
no
Accessible external bays
no

Other features

Wireless keyboard / mouse
no
IR port
no
Integrated webcam
no
Security lock slot
no
Case lighting
no

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
256 MB

Connections

USB (rear)
2.0 (2 port(s))
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire (rear)
no
FireWire (front)
no

Audio

Type
Integrated
Audio outputs
Array
Built-in microphone
no

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes (SD, MMC)

Removable disks

Removable disk drive
no
Model
B 512MB

Key Specs

Type
Other
Bundled OS
Linux
Processor speed
700 MHz
Video outputs
HDMI, RCA / composite
System RAM
512 MB

General

Type
Other
Bundled OS
Linux

Processor

Processor make
Other
Processor speed
700 MHz
Number of CPUs
1

Video

Graphics adapter
Integrated (Other)
Video outputs
HDMI, RCA / composite (v1.4)
Integrated TV tuner
no

Optical media

Optical drives
None

Networking

WiFi
no
Ethernet
10/100 [Fast Ethernet] (1 ports)
Analog modem
None

Slots / bays / chassis

Expansion card slots
no
Accessible external bays
no

Other features

Wireless keyboard / mouse
no
IR port
no
Integrated webcam
no
Security lock slot
no
Case lighting
no

Memory and storage (basic)

System RAM
512 MB

Connections

USB (rear)
2.0 (2 port(s))
Thunderbolt
no
FireWire (rear)
no
FireWire (front)
no

Audio

Type
Integrated
Audio outputs
Array
Built-in microphone
no

Memory card reader

Memory card reader
yes (SD, MMC)

Removable disks

Removable disk drive
no