The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced a computer model that costs only $ 25, or about $ 48. Carrying the same name as the company that created it, the machine is the size of a pendrive and is scheduled for release in January 2012.
All components of the Raspberry Pi are contained in a single board, which has no moving parts. The machine has an SD card for data storage, a USB port and an HDMI output. The settings are as follows:
700 MHz ARM processor;
128 MB of RAM;
Linux operating system.
There is also a second version of Raspberry Pi, called Model B, which has 256 MB of RAM, two USB ports and an Ethernet port for connecting a network cable. The price is slightly higher but still low: $ 35, about $ 65.
The price, size settings and turn the modest Raspberry Pi in a good choice for basic tasks such as Internet access and editing of documents. The manufacturer, however, does not intend to launch the machine to the end user.