World’s first $9 Linux based computer is shipping now
Chip costs just $9 — although, of course, things like a monitor, an input device, and shipping are not included in that figure. The board is Open Hardware and and is capable of running on any Linux-based operating system. It has a 512MB of RAM and a storage capacity of 4GB. It is more powerful than the Raspberry Pi B+. What Chip offers : 1GHz R8 ARM processor 4GB of internal flash storage 512MB of DDR3 RAM Bluetooth Wi-Fi connection A single full-sized USB port Microphone input Headphones output A composite video output that supports older televisions A micro USB that supports OTG The standard version of the Chip is anticipated to start shipping early next year.