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Orange Pi: a new fruit challenging Raspberry Pi!

Orange Pi: a new fruit challenging Raspberry Pi!

A new embedded computing board, made in China (Shenzen district) that is challenging the world famous Raspberry Pi.

Its strength is, apart from the highest hardware specs, that the board can host not only linux (Raspbian compatible) but Android as well! Everything at $39!

It’s an open-source single-board computer. It can run Android 4.4 , Ubuntu, Debian, Rasberry Pi Image, it uses the AllWinner H3 SoC, and has 1GB DDR3 SDRAM

Hardware specification

CPUH3 Quad-core Cortex-A7 H.265/HEVC 4K
GPU·Mali400MP2 GPU @600MHz
·Supports OpenGL ES 2.0
Memory (SDRAM)1GB DDR3 (shared with GPU)
Onboard StorageTF card (Max. 64GB) / MMC card slot , up to 2T on 2.5 SATA disk
8GB EMMC Flash
Onboard Network10/100/1000M Ethernet RJ45
Onboard WIFIRealtek RTL8189ETV, IEEE 802.11 b/g/n
Video InputA CSI input connector Camera:

Supports 8-bit YUV422 CMOS sensor interface

Supports CCIR656 protocol for NTSC and PAL

Supports SM pixel camera sensor

Supports video capture solution up to [email protected]

Audio InputMIC
Video OutputsSupports HDMI output with HDCP

Supports HDMI CEC

Supports HDMI 30 function

Integrated CVBS

Supports simultaneous output of HDMI and CVBS

Audio Output3.5 mm Jack and HDMI
Power SourceDC input can supply power, but USB OTG input don’t supply power
USB 2.0 PortsFour USB 2.0 HOST, one USB 2.0 OTG
ButtonsPower Button(SW4), Recovery Button(SW2), Uboot Button(SW3)
Low-level peripherals40 Pins Header,compatible with Raspberry Pi B+
GPIO(1×3) pinUART, ground.
LEDPower led & Status led
OtherIR input
Supported OSAndroid Ubuntu, Debian, Rasberry Pi Image

Interface definition

Product size108mm × 60mm

Source: Orange Pi – Orangepi