With the announcement of the Raspberry Pi 5 in Cambridge, U.K., we have a rundown on all the new features and specs, and how the product compares with Raspberry Pi’s previous flagship. We know you can’t wait to get your hands on the latest in the popular line of single-board computers, and, while shipping starts late October 2023, you can take a sneak peek with us as we break it all down for you on Elektor TV. Watch the video!

Raspberry Pi 5 Specs

The Raspberry Pi 5 is an excellent tool for innovation, whether you want to build a desktop computer, an automation solution for your workspace, or a handy IoT application for a warehouse. Compared to the Raspberry Pi 4, the Raspberry Pi 5 features Raspberry Pi silicon, and it delivers an up to 3× increase in CPU performance. It features 10 new components:
  • BCM2712 Broadcom chip
  • RP1 I/O controller
  • Power button
  • Dual DSI/CSI sockets
  • Real-time clock with battery connector
  • Raspberry Pi connector for PCIe
  • UART debug connector
  • Fan and Active Cooler power connector
  • Power-management IC
  • Heatsink mounts
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Is it all that you hoped it would be? And cool new surprises? Anything else you would have liked? Let us know in the comments below! And, once you start your first Raspberry Pi 5 project, make sure you share your experience (photos, diagrams, schematics, and code) on the Elektor Labs online platform! On Elektor Labs, you'll find numerous Raspberry Pi-related projects from other innovative engineers, makers, and students.

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