Last year, Olimex launched A10-OLinuxXino-LIME powered by AllWinner A10, and it became quite popular due to its Linux and Android support, its open source hardware, and a price tag of just 30 Euros that made it cost competitive with BeagleBone Black and Raspberry Pi boards. The company has now designed an upgrade with A20-OLinuXino-LIME powered by AllWinner A20 dual core Cortex A7 processor, that sells for just 3 Euros more.
- SoC – AllWinner A20 dual core ARM Cortex-A7 @ 1GHz with Mali-400MP2 GPU
- System Memory – 512MB DDR3
- Storage – microSD card slot, SATA, and optional 4GB NAND Flash
- Video Output – HDMI 1080p
- USB – USB-OTG + 2x USB Hosts
- Connectivity – 10/100Mbit Ethernet
- Expansions – 200 GPIOs on 0.05″ connectors
- Misc – Lipo battery management and connector, buttons
- Power – 5V
- Dimensions – 84 x 60 mm
Two versions of the board are now available: A20-OLinuXino-LIME without flash (boot from micro SD card) for 33 Euros ($45), and A20-OLinuXino-LIME-4GB that will include a 4GB NAND flash and sell for 43 Euros ($59).
Jean-Luc started CNX Software in 2010 as a part-time endeavor, before quitting his job as a software engineering manager, and starting to write daily news, and reviews full time later in 2011.