If you known someone who’s deeply interested in tinkering with circuit board or those who are passionate about engineering and technology, or you are one of them, it is very common to see low-cost board such as RasberryPi as their favourite tool to play with. In the mean time, ASUS also launched their ARM based single board computer with a quad-core CPU – Tinker Board with better components than RasberryPi.
The Tinker Board is as small as other Adruino or RasberryPi computer board but it is powered by a quad-core Rockchip processor. It supports 4K video playback at 30fps and even offers 24 bit high definition audio playback. It’s ideal for those who wish to set up a multimedia entertainment center with limitless possibilities at a lower cost.
The Tinker Board comes with a microUSB port, a HDMI port and a 3.5mm audio jack. It also comes with few USB 2 port and the RJ45 ethernet port. The board is powered by 64bit Rockchip processor with Cortex A17 clocked at 1.8Ghz with integrated Mali T760 GPU. It also offers dual channel LPDDR3 storage RAM and twice the storage capacity compared to the industry standard RaspberryPi.
While it comes with TinkerOS as default, the Tinker Board also support other OS such as:
The ASUS TinkerBoard is now available in Malaysia with a price tag at RM285. Unlike imported computer board, this Tinker Board comes with 1 year 1 to 1 exchange warranty. You can grab yours here today