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Raspberry Pi 2 vs Model B+

The latest addition to the Raspberry Pi family, the Raspberry Pi 2 takes the platform to a completely new level. Combining a sixfold increase in processing power and a doubling of memory capacity with complete backward compatibility with the existing Model B+, Raspberry Pi 2 is the perfect board for professionals and hobbyists alike.



Below you'll find a direct comparison between the new Raspberry Pi 2 and its predecessor, the Raspberry Pi Model B+

 

Model B+

Raspberry Pi 2

Processor Chipset

Broadcom BCM2835 ARMv6

Broadcom BCM2836 ARMv7 Quad Core Processor

GPU

Videocore IV

Videocore IV

Processor Speed

Single Core @700 MHz

QUAD Core @900 MHz

RAM

512 MB SDRAM @ 400 MHz

1GB SDRAM @ 450 MHz

Storage

MicroSD

MicroSD

USB 2.0

4x USB Ports

4x USB Ports

Power Draw / Voltage

1.8A @ 5V

1.8A @ 5V

GPIO

40 pin

40 pin

Ethernet Port

Yes

Yes

Operating System

Linux

Linux

Dimensions

85 x 56 x 17mm

85 x 56 x 17mm

Weight

42g

42g

Availability

Out of Stock

In Stock



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