Banana Pi BPI-M5 with Amlogic S905X3 chip design

Banana Pi BPI-M5 is a new generation single board computer design , use Amlogic S905X3 Quad-Core Cortex-A55 (2.0xxGHz) Processor. Mali-G31 MP2 GPU with 4 x Execution Engines (650Mhz). BPI-M5 will come with 4GB LPDDR4 RAM, 16GB eMMC flash, and offers four USB 3.0 ports, one Gigabit Ethernet port, and on HDMI 2.1 output port for 4K/8K video output.


main spec:

  • SoC – Amlogic S905X3 quad-core Cortex-A55 processor @ up to 2.0 GHz with Mali-G31 MP2 GPU @ 650Mhz
  • System Memory – 4GB LPDDR4
  • Storage – 16GB eMMC flash (option up to 64GB), MicroSD slot up to 2TB
  • Video Output – HDMI 2.1 up to 4Kp60 with HDR, CEC, EDID
  • Audio – 3.5mm audio jack, digital HDMI audio
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet
  • USB – 4x USB 3.0 ports via VL817 hub controller, 1x USB-C port (for power only?)
  • Expansion – 40-pin Raspberry Pi header with 28x GPIO, UART, I2C, SPI, PWM, and power signal (+5V, +3.3V, GND).
  • Debugging – 3-pin debug header
  • Misc – Reset, Power, and U-boot button; power and activity LED’s; IR receiver
  • Power Supply – 5V @3A via USB Type-C port
  • Dimensions – 92x60mm (Not the same as Raspberry Pi PCB size, but they probably included the connectors during measurement)
  • Weight – 48grams

Banana Pi M5: ARM SBC with eMMC

BPI-M5 The Next Generation Single Board Computer From Banana Pi

hardware interface:


more please see wiki page, we will keep update on wiki documents.

Getting Started with BPI-M5

easy to buy sample:

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This is great news, a new powerful board coming soon.

Ive Amlogic S905x3 and it’s quite powerful enough to be good desktop replacement or media pc. Please use latest uboot to avoid conflict with Mainline uboot. Don’t forget to send samples :wink: especially to Neil to upstream the boards support.

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This is great,. Did you get time to test the image I shared?

Any timeline for samples?

Is there a bundle available including Banana Pi M5, Cooler, case, Power adapter may be SD card?

Banana pi M5 is out of stock! You sold 16 items and out of stock??? When are you going to start real sell?

we do the next order now . it will instock soon . the first order just 1000pcs . online sale is limited.

Banana Pi BPI-M5/Pro new image : Armbian unstable build for BPI-M5 and BPI-M2 Pro

How to read unique chip id (or serial number) of Amlogic S905X3 Soc based on Ubuntu 20.04.1 LTS?

# cat /proc/cpuinfo