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Banana Pi’s latest compute module features RK3588 chip and up to 8GB RAM

The folks behind the Banana Pi line of compact computers have been cranking out Raspberry Pi alternatives for years, and the latest is a new computer-on-a-module sporting an Rockchip RK3588 octa-core processor, support for up to 8GB of LPDDR4 memory and up to 128GB of eMMC storage. Like a Raspberry Pi Compute Module, the new […]

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ROCK5 single-board computer with RK3588 coming soon for $129 and up (or $45 off for pre-orders)

The ROCK5 Model B is a single-board computer with a Rockchip RK3588 processor, up to 16GB of LPDDR4x RAM, support for up to three displays, 2.5 Gbps Ethernet, WiFi 6E and Bluetooth 5.2 and a PCIe 3.0 x4 connector for NVMe SSD storage. It’s expected to ship in the second quarter of 2022 with prices […]

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RK3588 is Rockchip’s highest-performance processor to date, likely coming in 2022

Chinese chip maker Rockchip started talking about the RK3588 octa-core processor more than two years ago, but due to a series of delays it has yet to actually ship. That could change soon. The company shared detailed specs and benchmark results for its highest-performance processor to date during the 2021 Rockchip Developer Conference. And at […]

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Lilbits: Black Friday, hacking Amazon’s tablets, and distro hopping on a Linux smartphone

If you haven’t checked out Liliputing’s Black Friday 2020 Mobile Tech Deals page in a while, now’s a pretty good time to do that. We’ve added deals on w whole bunch of laptops, tablets, smartphones, storage products as well as streaming services and downloadable apps, games, and digital media. After offering its Fire HD 10 […]

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Rockchip roadmap includes 8nm ARM Cortex-A76 chips (coming in 2020)

Chinese chip maker Rockchip’s processors may not be as ubiquitous these days as those from rival MediaTek. But over the past few years we’ve seen multiple companies release Chromebooks, mini PCs, and other devices with the company’s RK3399 processor (or the closely-related OP1 chip). So what’s next for Rockchip? Next year the company plans to […]