Raspberry Pi 4 with 8GB Officially Launched
The Raspberry Pi Foundation has officially launched an upgraded version of the Raspberry Pi 4 with 8GB of RAM, and it is available today for just $75.
The organization explains that the BCM2711 chip allows for up to 16GB of RAM on the Raspberry Pi 4, so it decided to partner with Micron to make an 8GB version available this year.
Needless to say, the upgrade to 8GB on the Raspberry Pi 4 has also come with other changes on the board.
“To supply the slightly higher peak currents required by the new memory package, James has shuffled the power supply components on the board, removing a switch-mode power supply from the right-hand side of the board next to the USB 2.0 sockets and adding a new switcher next to the USB-C power connector,” the Raspberry Pi Foundation explains in a post.
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