The Raspberry Pi Zero is a Ridiculously Cheap $5 Computer

Who would have thought that on one day we will be able to buy a computer for less than  a coffee. The new Raspberry Pi Zero, which is a product of famous Raspberry Pi foundation costs just $5.

Announced  via its blog, it is already available for sale in UK & US and It is included free of cost with December copy of MagPi, a Magazine that is about these products.

The Raspberry Pi Zero, includes some seriously impressive specs for this price. These are the specifications for Raspberry Pi Zero.

  • 1Ghz, Single-core CPU
  • 512MB RAM
  • One Mini HDMI poet capable of 1080p, 60FPS output
  • Micro USB power similar to most of the Andrid Smartphones these days

One thing for sure, the $5 is not just a gimmick. You can use it for tons of your Raspberry Pi projects. The size is also half of the older A+ model. The 1GHz processor can run some good code and it definitely capable of running Minecraft and Raspbian etc.

Raspberry Pi computer

Pretty Small it is.

Talking about the dimensions, the Pi sizes around 65mm x 30mm x 5mm which is fairly small for a computer.

The Raspberry Pi Zero has some IO ports but it does not ship with any connector or cables so if you are interested in buying this, keep in mind that you will also have to buy them if you don’t have one now. These cables an connectors can be bought from Swag Store for £4, it includes a Mini HDMI and a Micro USB.

 

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Saurabh Tripathi

Saurabh is Founder of Getting Geek and is an all around computer nerd. Currently Saurabh is at his home messing up with some ugly looking code. Send him your Questions, Suggestions and Pizzas at [email protected]

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