Designer creating new versions of Raspberry Pi

Summary:The $35 mini-Linux computer is off to a great start and its designer plans for more.

Raspberry Pi (Credit: Raspberry Pi Foundation)

Raspberry hardware designer Pete Lomas syas the current $35 credit-card sized Linux computer could get a RAM boost. The 'Model B' that is currently on sale has just 256MB of onboard memory.

"We are looking at the possibility of a Model B+ with additional RAM, but the costs do not look promising and unless we really run out of space for the cool stuff people want to do then it will be a while," Lomas said in a Q&A published on Wednesday.

There is already a second version of the Raspberry Pi in the works, the 'Model A', but that iteration will have half the RAM of the Model B, which is one reason it will cost an even-cheaper $25.

For more on this story, read Raspberry Pi designer hints at future version on ZDNet UK.

Topics: Hardware, Processors


David Meyer is a freelance technology journalist. He fell into journalism when he realised his musical career wouldn't be paying many bills. His early journalistic career was spent in general news, working behind the scenes for BBC radio and on-air as a newsreader for independent stations. David's main focus is on communications, of both... Full Bio

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