FriendlyARM releases NanoPi R4S development board with two gigabit ports

FriendlyARM has released a new NanoPi single board computer. The NanoPi R4S has two gigabit ethernet ports, 4GB of memory, and a Rockchip RK3399 as the CPU. The sign measures 66x66mm.

FriendlyARM has not officially announced the sign. It is, however, including specifications on a wiki . This is the NanoPi R4S, a new single-board that is part of the company ‘s NanoPi series . The R4S uses a Rockchip RK3399 as soc. That is a chip with four ARM Cortex-A72, four Cortex-A53 cores and an ARM Mali-T864 GPU. The soc has a clock speed of 2GHz. The GPU supports DirectX 11, H264 and H265 and OpenGL ES 3.1. The board also has 4GB of lpddr4 memory, and a sku with 1GB of ddr3 ram.

The board measures 66 by 66 millimeters, but despite its small size, it still contains two gigabit ethernet ports and two USB-A 3.0 ports. The operating system must be loaded from an SD card, and the device is powered by a 5V / 3A-USB-C connection. There are also ten GPIO pins on the board. There are also connections for heatsinks and fans, but a connection for a display is missing.

It is not known how much the board will cost.