Banana PI BPI-M64 is the open source hardware platform, Banana PI BPI-M64 is a quad-core 64 bit version of Banana Pi,use Allwinner A64 design, it support WIFI+BT on board.
Banana Pi BPI-M64 series run Android, Debian linux, Ubuntu linux,Raspbian image and other OS.
Banana PI PBI-M64 hardware: 64 Bit Quad Core ARM Cortex A53 1.2 Ghz CPU, 2GB DDR3 SDRAM, 8G eMMC flash on board
Banana PI BPI-M64 with Gigabit Ethernet port, It can run Android smoothly. The size of Banana PI BPI-M64 same as Banana Pi BPI-M3, support 1080P 4K video, the GPIO header is pin-compatible with Raspberry Pi.
The new BPI-M64 is a tiny little computer with great big ambitions. The expandable single-board device runs either Linux or Android and features impressive specs that outshine comparable products by a substantial margin. Highlights include a 1.2GHz quad-core ARM processor, a Mali 400 MP2 GPU, 2G of DDR3 RAM, a microSDXC slot,8G eMMC flash,WIFI&BT onboard and support for 4K ultra high-definition video.
More specs follow below.
- 64 Bit Quad Core ARM Cortex A53 1.2 Ghz CPU
- Dual core Mali 400 MP2 GPU
- 2G DDR3 SDRAM
- MicroSD slot supports up to 256GB expansion
- 8G eMMC flash (option 16/32/64G)
- CSI camera intface and DSI display interface support
- 10/100/1000 Mb Ethernet port
- (3) USB 2.0 hosts and (1) USB otg port
- 4K high-definition video playback
- 4K x 2K HDMI port and multi-channel audio output
- WIFI&Bluetooth 4.0 with 802.11BGN onboard
- 3.5mm Stereo Output mini-jack with microphone support
- Built-in 3.7V Lithium Battery Charging Circuit
- Hardware security enables trustzone security system, Digital Rights Management (DRM), information encryption/decryption, secure boot, secure JTAG and secure efuse
Raspberry Pi 3 Alternative: Banana PI BPI M64 Development Board
more please see online wiki page:
Banana Pi BPI-M64 booting linux
allwinner A64 chip and R18 chip is PIN to PIN compatibility, so BPI-M64 just replace R18 ,A64 chip onboard, easy to DIY new product.
BPI-R18-AI(Allwinner SoC-Only 3-Mic Far-Field Dev Kit) use R18 chip design
BPI-R18-AI wiki page:
Banana Pi M64 Unboxing, First Boot and Initial Review