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Raspberry Pi 3 despite Raspberry Pi 0 ??

Sun Nov 29, 2015 8:51 am

To quote from http://www.engadget.com/2015/11/28/rasp ... #continued :

“Eben Upton admitted that the follow-up to the original $35 Pi was originally going to be a more powerful model, whose higher-performing internals would have put the price somewhere between $50 and $60.”

Can anyone comment on this, if a RP3 is despite RP0 still coming rather soon? Personally, I would like to have more computing power (not the least the single core performance), and I think, I am not alone. There are lots and lots of people out there struggling with competitors (Odroid, Hikey/Lemaker, OrangePi, RoseapplePi, Olimex et al), especially their lack of good and longterm support. Even the whole 96boards-thing is not really gaining ground: they said to have at least 10 boards ready by the end of 2015, but have just 2 boards available.

Which all in all means that I am quite convinced that also a RP3 would be a great success, although probably not as great as the RP0 atm seems to become.

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Re: Raspberry Pi 3 despite Raspberry Pi 0 ??

Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:00 am

uit wrote:To quote from http://www.engadget.com/2015/11/28/rasp ... #continued :

“Eben Upton admitted that the follow-up to the original $35 Pi was originally going to be a more powerful model, whose higher-performing internals would have put the price somewhere between $50 and $60.”

Can anyone comment on this, if a RP3 is despite RP0 still coming rather soon?
It's called a "Pi 2B" and it's here now at a much lower price that anticipated :)

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Re: Raspberry Pi 3 despite Raspberry Pi 0 ??

Sun Nov 29, 2015 9:07 am

uit wrote:To quote from http://www.engadget.com/2015/11/28/rasp ... #continued :

“Eben Upton admitted that the follow-up to the original $35 Pi was originally going to be a more powerful model, whose higher-performing internals would have put the price somewhere between $50 and $60.”

Can anyone comment on this, if a RP3 is despite RP0 still coming rather soon? Personally, I would like to have more computing power (not the least the single core performance), and I think, I am not alone. There are lots and lots of people out there struggling with competitors (Odroid, Hikey/Lemaker, OrangePi, RoseapplePi, Olimex et al), especially their lack of good and longterm support. Even the whole 96boards-thing is not really gaining ground: they said to have at least 10 boards ready by the end of 2015, but have just 2 boards available.

Which all in all means that I am quite convinced that also a RP3 would be a great success, although probably not as great as the RP0 atm seems to become.
The biggest hurdle is backward compatibility as has been stated many times before, it is feasible to graft another ARM CPU onto the VideoCore GPU and that will likely be the easiest route..

At present the RPi 2 B uses an ARM Cortex-A7 MPCore CPU, there are faster ARM CPU's in the ARMv7-A family

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Compariso ... v7-A_cores

No doubt the RPF have already decided on a future release, and this like all the trillion other posts is just "pi in the sky"
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Rather than negativity think outside the box !

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Re: Raspberry Pi 3 despite Raspberry Pi 0 ??

Sun Nov 29, 2015 11:11 am

Alright, where are the moderators to jump in and deny this?
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