Banana Pi Alternatives

    Banana Pi is described as 'single-board computer made in China. It can run Android, Ubuntu and Debian. Raspbian can be run, though the CPU complies with the requirements of the Debian armhf port'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Banana Pi for Linux, Android, BSD and Windows. The best alternative is Raspberry Pi. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Orange Pi or OLinuXino. Other great apps like Banana Pi are Odroid (Paid), BeagleBoard (Paid), Minnow Board (Free, Open Source) and UDOO (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jun 4, 2018

    1. A low-cost, capable little PC which can be used for many of the things that your desktop PC does, like games, spreadsheets and word-processing. It also plays high-definition video. We want to see it being used by children and young people all over the world to learn programming.
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    2. It’s an open-source single-board computer. It can run Android 4.4, Ubuntu, Debian, Rasberry Pi Image, it uses the AllWinner H3 SoC, and has 1GB DDR3 SDRAM.
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    3. OLINUXINO is Open Source software and Open Source Hardware, low cost Linux Industrial grade single board computer with GPIOs capable to operate -25+85C.
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      • Linux
      • Android
      The Odroid is a series of single-board computers and tablet computers created by Hardkernel Co., Ltd., an open-source hardware company located in South Korea.
    4. The BeagleBoard.org Foundation is a US-based 501(c) non-profit corporation existing to provide education in and promotion of the design and use of open-source software and hardware in embedded computing. BeagleBoard.


    5. The Minnow Board is Intel's entry into the hacker-space. It's a completely open-source single-board computer.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      • Android
      UDOO is a single-board computer integrated with a microcontroller Arduino 2 compatible, designed for the education of computer science, the world of Makers and the Internet of Things.
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    6. Cubieboard is a single-board computer, made in Shenzhen, Guangdong, China. The first short run of prototype boards were sold internationally in September 2012, and the production version as started to be sold in October 2012. It can run Android 4 ICS, Ubuntu 12.
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    7. Fly high with your ultimate IoT platform Get ready to fall in love with new HummingBoard – a small and powerful, low-cost ARM computer that ignites the imagination. Whatever your dream, the HummingBoard will help make it happen.
    8. The PandaBoard is a low-power, low-cost single-board computer development platform based on the Texas Instruments OMAP4430 system on a chip (SoC). The board has been available to the public at the subsidized price of US$174 since 27 October 2010.
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