Raspberry Pi Model B+

Raspberry Pi Foundation has released an updated version of Raspberry Pi Model B mini computers, as the Model B+. The price, processor and RAM capacity of Raspberry Pi Model B+ are same as the previous model, still it has various improvements and new features which make computing on Pi more power efficient and convenient.

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The new additions in Model B+ are two more USB ports, support for microSD card instead of SD card and 40 GPIO pins instead of the original 26 pins. The audio output and power consumption has been improved significantly. The Model B+ requires power of 0.5W to 1W. It runs on the Broadcom BCM2835 SoC and 512 MB RAM.

The following video from RPi foundation demonstrates new features of Model B+ in comparison with the previous model.

One can buy RPi Model B+ for just $35 from Element14 or RS Components stores. If these stores don’t ship to your location, you could try eBay or several other third-party stores. In India, you can buy Raspberry Pi computers from RS Components India and Amazon.in.

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Post last updated on July 14, 2014.

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3 Responses

  1. Rashmi says:

    Where can I buy this particular model Of Raspberry Pi in India? I checked site of rs components India but they are still selling the old model B. I want to buy model B+ but unable to find it online. Thanks in advance for any help…….

  2. Arpit says:

    @Rashmi: I guess RS India is yet to get Raspberry Pi Model B+. Keep checking their site or call them.

  3. Hemant says:

    I have a Raspberry Pi model B and I am facing a problem with it. I use Microsoft wireless keyboard and mouse with my desktop computer and want to use the same with Raspberry Pi, but it doesn’t accept the devices.

    Please suggest any solution or the compatible wireless keyboard+mouse for Raspberry pi model B?

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