BANANA PI



What is the Banana Pi?


It's an open-source single-board computer (SBC). It can run Android 4.2, Android 4.4*, Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Raspbian, ArchLinux, openSUSE, OpenWrt, Bananian, and other Linux OS systems (also known as distros) such as Gentoo and Fedora. It uses the AllWinner A20 SoC, and has 1GB DDR3 SDRAM, with wired Gigabit ethernet (RJ45 socket) and a SATA port. 



Banana Pi Hardware Specific Sheet
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CPU
Allwinner A20* (ARM Cortex-A7 dual-core 2 x 1.0GHz
GPU
ARM Mali400MP2 - complies with OpenGL ES 2.0/1.1)
System Memory (SDRAM)
1GB DDR3 (shared with GPU)
Onboard Storage
SD/MMC card slot max. 64GB; up to 2TB on a SATA disk
Onboard Network
10/100/1000 Ethernet RJ45 (optional USB WiFi Dongle)
Video Output
HDMI, Composite (AV video), extendable with the on-board LVDS connector
Audio I/O
HDMI, 3.5mm stereo jack output, on-board microphone input
USB
2 x USB 2.0 ports, 1 x OTG micro-USB port, 1 x micro-USB for power supply
Expansion
Extendable 26-pin GPIO (General Purpose Input/Output) headers, camera connector, display connector for LVDS and a touch screen
Misc
3 x on-board buttons(Power Switch, Reset, U-boot key); IR receiver
Dimensions
92mm x 60 mm
Weight
48g

The list so far includes:
Android 4.2
Lubuntu
Raspbian
Bananian
BerryBoot (squashfs images for BB can be found forum)
OpenSUSE
Scratch
Fedora
Gentoo
ArchLinux
Open MediaVault
OpenWrt



Banana Pro?


Compared to the Banana Pi, the Banana Pro adds an on-board WiFi 802.11 b/g/n rtl8189es and integrated composite video and audio output into a 3.5mm TRRS jack to get more space for making 40 pins extension headers.




What is Banana Pi M2 Berry?

Banana Pi BPI-M2 Berry is a quad-core mini single board computer built with Allwinner V40 SoC. It features 1GB of RAM . It also has onboard WiFi and BT. On the ports side, the BPI-M2 Ultra has 4 USB A 2.0 ports, 1 USB OTG port, 1 HDMI port, 1 audio jack, a DC power port, and last but not least, a SATA port.. 
Also being a member of the Banana Pi family, the M2 Berry is a direct upgrade from the Banana Pi M1/M1+ that support SATA from the SoC. The SATA performance on the V40 is fitting for media related projects such as storage servers. Backed by our community, starting a project and building servers is fun and rewarding. We welcome all companies, DIYers, and tech loving people within our community! Together, we can make a difference, we can discover our passions, inspire others, and build a practical project.

Key Features
Quad Core ARM Cortex A7 CPU V40.
1GB DDR3 SDRAM.
WiFi (AP6212) & Bluetooth onboard.
SATA Interface.