Raspberry Pi: Understanding the features of Raspberry Pi 3


The Raspberry Pi is a modest and moderate PC that you can use to learn programming through fun, down to earth ventures and latest and advanced technology to equip for world around.

How is Raspberry Pi 3 better from older versions?

  • A 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core ARM Cortex-A53 CPU that performs 10x better than raspberry pi1
  • It consists of  Integrated wireless LAN and Bluetooth so no need to plug these features externally
  • It is also Completely compatible with Raspberry Pi 1 and 2.


Raspberry Pi 3 architecture:

It has

  • 40 extended GPIO pins
  • Four USB 2 ports
  • 10/100 LAN Port
  • 5mm Video and audio output jack
  • CSI Camera port
  • Full size HDMI video output
  • Micro USB Power Input
  • DSI display port
  • Micro SD card Slot
  • Onboard Bluetooth 4.1 and Wi-fi
  • Broad com BCM2837 64 bit Quad core CPU at 1.2 GHz,1 GB RAM


Important Component of Raspberry Pi 3:

The most important component of Raspberry Pi is GPIO pins that we are going to use. GPIO stands for “General Purpose Input Output”.

In total there are 40 pins on the Raspberry Pi board. That includes:

  • 24x– GPIO pins
  • 2x– SPI bus
  • 1x– I2C bus
  • 2x– 5V power pins
  • 2x– 3.3V power pins
  • 8x– Ground pins



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