Orange Pi 3 H6 Now Available with Up to 2GB RAM

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Orange Pi 3 H6 Now Available with Up to 2GB RAM

Raspberry Pi Competitor Gets an Update

A new open-spec Orange Pi 3 is now available sporting the Allwinner H6 SoC. This of course has significant upgrades feature-wise from the Orange Pi Lite 2. The most notable of which is a 2GB LPDDR3 option for a little bit more.

The Allwinner H6 of course is a quad-core Cortex-A53 CPU. Furthermore, the Orange Pi 3 uses an ARM Mali-T720 MP2 GPU with OpenGL ES3 and DirectX 11.

Orange Pi 3 H6 Now Available with Up to 2GB RAM

The 90mm by 64mm board, also features an mPCIe socket and a 26-pin expansion header. It also has the option of adding 8GB eMMC flash storage, but it has a microSD slot built-in as well. Furthermore, it is capable of Gigabit Ethernet, Bluetooth 5.0 and 802.11ac Wi-Fi (via Ampak AP6256 module). In terms of wired connectors, there are four USB 3.0 ports and a USB 2.0 port available.

The media IO consists of HDMI 2.0a with audio and HDCP 2.2 output, a 3.5mm output jack with CVBS AV and a microphone input.

In terms of OSes, it supports Android 7.0. Moreover, Ubuntu and Debian images coming (with experimental Linux 4.19 available from Armbian).

Orange Pi 3 H6 Now Available with Up to 2GB RAM

How Much is the Orange Pi3 H6?

The 1GB RAM version starts at just $29.90, while the 2GB RAM version with 8GB EMMC costs $39.90. A 1GB version with 8GB eMMC is also available for $34.90.

More information may be found on the Orange Pi 3 AliExpress page. Additional information, including image downloads and schematics should eventually be available via the Orange Pi project website.

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