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NanoPi R4S is a tiny headless PC with RK3399 processor and two Gigabit Ethernet ports

The latest tiny, low-power computer from FriendlyELEC is a 2.6″ x 2.6″ single-board PC with a Rockchip RK3399 hexa-core processor, support for up to 4GB of RAM, and a microSD card for storage. The NanoPi R4S doesn’t have a video out port, so it’s not designed to be plugged into a TV or monitor for […]

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NanoPi NEO3 is a cheap, tiny single board computer for headless applications

July 11, 2020 update: The NanoPi NEO3 is now available for purchase for $20 and up. The upcoming NanoPi NEO3 is a tiny PC that measures just about 1.9″ x 1.9″ and  which features a 1.5 GHz Rockchip RK3328 ARM Cortex-A53 quad-core processor, support for up to 2GB of RAM, and a microSD card for storage. With Gigabit […]

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Nano Pi M4 single-board PC gets a price drop following Raspberry Pi 4 launch

The NanoPi M4 is a single-board computer with a Rockchip RK3399 hexa-core processor and at least 2GB of RAM. It launched last year for $65 and up, but recently FriendlyELEC cut the starting price to $50. Why the change? I can think of two reasons. One, it’s been out for almost a year and the […]

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NanoPi NEO4 is a 2.4 inch by 1.8 inch single-board PC with RK3399

Rockchip’s RK3399 processor is a hexa-core, 64-bit chip that’s basically the same processor that powers the Acer Chromebook Tab 10, Asus Chromebook Flip C101 and the first-gen Samsung Chromebook Plus. It’s also been a popular option for companies producing Raspberry Pi-like mini computers this year. The RockPro64, Renegade Elite and NanoPi M4 all use the RK3399. Now FriendlyElec has […]

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$35 NanoPi K1 Plus is a Raspberry Pi-like computer with twice the RAM (and a different CPU)

FriendlyElec’s latest single-board computer looks like a Raspberry Pi 3 and has a lot of the same features, including a 40-pin header, WiFi, and a quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor. But while the Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ uses a 1.4 GHz Broadcom BCM2837 system-on-a-chip, FriendlyElec’s NanoPi K1 Plus has a 1.3 GHz Allwinner H5 ARM processor […]