This Raspberry Pi competitor tackles 4K resolution and HDR

Last we heard from the company Pine64 was in conjunction with the cheap, Kickstarter-funded Raspberry Pi competitor Pine A64 last year . Now the manufacturer behind the knot PC has a new model on its way that offers significant upgrades. It reports Trusted Reviews .

The new mini-PC is called Rock64 and is a small case with external dimensions of 85 mm x 56 mm, which is about the same dimensions as a credit card.

4K and HDR

At this place, Pine64 has entered a RK3328 piece from Chinese Rockship. The chip consists of four ARM Cortex-A53 cores and a Mali-450 MP2 graphics processor.

This, coupled with the fact that the card has HDMI 2.0a connector, allows the card to handle 4K resolution at 60 frames per second. In addition, it is worth noting that the card supports the HDR10 standard, which should make it suitable for, for example, TV bookmaking.

Of other specifications, the Rock64 can be supplied with up to 4GB of memory and the storage page has a short space for the eMMC and microSD card. Other connectivity options include one USB 3.0 port, two USB 2.0 ports and Ethernet.

The Rock64 card costs $ 25, $ 35 and $ 45 with 1GB, 2GB and 4GB of memory, and sales start on July 31st. It can be pre-ordered now via the product's website , and the manufacturer sends to Norway.