Raspberry Pi 3 gets launched with a 64-bit processor and built-in Wi-Fi

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The Raspberry Pi Foundation today introduced the Raspberry Pi 3. With the latest Raspberry Pi, the company is introducing improved performance and some new features, including built-in Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. The company is shipping Bluetooth 4.1 and integrated 802.11n wireless LAN with the Pi 3.

With the Raspberry Pi 3, the Raspberry Pi Foundation is also introducing a 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 processor clocked at 1.2GHz (up from the 32-bit processor, which was clocked at 900MHz). As for the RAM, the Raspberry Pi 3 still has 1GB of RAM, which is what the Raspberry Pi 2 had.

According to Raspberry Pi founder, Eben Upton, the Raspberry Pi 3 is 10 times faster than the original Raspberry Pi, which is quite impressive. As per usual, the latest Raspberry Pi is available for $35 in the US, and £26 in the United Kingdom, and you can get it from here.

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