DragonBoard 410c 64-bit ARM Development Board in Stock for $75

There has been a few 96Boards announced so far, and a Banana Pi96 could soon be launched, as LeMarker has just joined the Linaro Community Board Group, but so far the board that generated the most buzz was Qualcomm Dragonboard 410c, but at the time pricing was not officially disclosed, although a $75 target price was posted in several blogs. And now it seems Qualcomm 64-bit ARM board indeed costs $75, as it is listed for that price on Arrow Electronics website with a few pieces in stock.

Qualcomm_Dragonboard_410cDragonboard 410c specifications have also been further detailed:

  • SoC- Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 (APQ8016) quad-core ARM CortexA53 @ 1.2 GHz with Adreno 306 GPU @ 400MHz
  • System Memory – 1GB LPDDR3 @ 533MHz, Single-channel 32-bit (4.2GBps)
  • Storage – 8GB eMMC 4.51 + micro SD 3.0 (UHS-I)
  • Video Output – HDMI up to 1080p
  • Video Playback [email protected] HD video playback and capture with H.264 (AVC), and 720p
    playback with H.265 (HEVC)
  • Connectivity – Integrated 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.1, GPS with on-board antenna
  • USB – 2x USB 2.0 host ports, 1x micro USB port (device only).
  • Camera – Support for 13 MP camera with Wavelet Noise Reduction, JPEG decoder, and other post-processing techniques done in hardware
  • Expansion:
    • 1x 40 pin low speed expansion connector – UART, SPI, I2S, I2C x2, GPIO x12, DC power
    • 1x 60 pin high speed expansion connector – 4L-MIPI DSI, USB, I2C x2, 2L+4LMIPI CSI
    • Footprin for optional analog expansion connector – Headset, Speaker, FM antenna
    • Arduino compatibility through mezzanine board
  • Misc – Power, reset and volume buttons. 6 LEDS (4x user, 1x Wifi, 1x Bluetooth)
  • Power Supply – 6.5 – 18V DC input
The board will run Android 5.1 and Ubuntu developed in collaboration with Linaro, and Windows 10 support is also being worked on.
I have not been able to check shipping (requires registration), but it will ship from the US, so it should mostly be interesting for people based in North America, until other distributors sell the board, or Arrow gets stock in Europe or other parts of the world.

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Sure, the price is not that bad but I want 2 GB of RAM and more MHz on those cores for which I’m of course willing to pay more.

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What’s the benefit of a 64 bits platform with less than 4 GB RAM ? (it’s not only useless, I guess it must also have an impact on performance as 64 bits pointers mean more cache-miss…). Maybe just for self-teaching / testing 64 bit code ?

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In that case, it mostly serves as setting the price for the competing CPU boards.
If you can get a board with 64 bits Snapdragon, it means competing boards must be cheaper!

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i wish the have the use one of the Chinese soc that would likely bring the cost down
or at least the chinese vendor like cubietech , orange pi releasing a 96board form factor.
qualcomm based product is relatively expensive, compared to Allwinner (H3 specifically, maybe A64) solutions

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LeMaker Bass: S900 Soc,imagination powerVR G6230 GPU, 96boards

nobe
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Do you guys think this board is expensive ?
When compared to raspberry pi 2 and odroid c1, i don’t think so.

Don’t forget the snapdragon 401c includes a 8 GB eMMC chip, wifi, bluetooth and gps.
Another thing i like is the linux open source GPU driver support : freedreno.

It lacks an ethernet port though, maybe more usb ports too.
And probably no VPU support under linux, that would be bad imho.

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@quillan
Kind of forgot about that………. hahaha
and “it’s not been officially announced yet”, soo it can be a vaporware, who can say

@nobe
it is RELATIVELY expensive. it is not expensive when you r comparing performance and feature, but when you use price/deivce it is expensive.
for me its like 2 RPi2 = 2 OrangePI2 = ~8 C.H.I.P. = 1 Dragonboard
me sayz, the more the merrier.
i use it for high volume, small load application and i dont need 8 GB eMMC chip bluetooth and gps., so this board not the right one for me. after all, it depend on your usage,

i just want all my boards to use the same form factor, so its easier to find accessories, like cases

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I’ll have to order these eight core arm boards. Too bad they don’t have SATA!

Mind you, the USB3.0 interface helps a lot.

milkboy & quillan:

I thought you guys might be interested:

http://www.mikronauts.com/lemaker/lemaker-guitar-preview/

Steven
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Orange Pi PC is quad core 1.6Ghz H3 development board with only $15. We are producing Orange Pi PC. We will release it in about 20 days.

Steven
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2 RPi2 = 2 OrangePI2 = ~8 C.H.I.P. = 1 Dragonboard=5 OrangePi PC

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[…] Abzuwarten bleibt, was AMD mit „affordable“ meint. Das bisherige Dev-Board mit Seatlle lag bei stolzen 3000 US-Dollar. Dabei ist zu beachten, dass Intels Avoton als Konkurrenz in Form von*Atom C2750-Boards (8 Kerne 2,4 Ghz) bei 400 Euro aufwärts liegt. Das Qualcomm Dragonboard 410c*(Cortex A53 Quad, 1 GB Ram, 8 GB eMMC)*der 96Boards Reihe liegt andererseits bei 75 US-Dollar. […]

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[…] Abzuwarten bleibt, was AMD mit „affordable“ meint. Das bisherige Dev-Board mit Seatlle lag bei stolzen 3000 US-Dollar. Dabei ist zu beachten, dass Intels Avoton als Konkurrenz in Form von*Atom C2750-Boards (8 Kerne 2,4 Ghz) bei 400 Euro aufwärts liegt. Das Qualcomm Dragonboard 410c*(Cortex A53 Quad, 1 GB Ram, 8 GB eMMC)*der 96Boards Reihe liegt andererseits bei 75 US-Dollar. […]

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According to this, looks like the board isn’t vaporware and will be out Q4. There’s another CE form factor board they’re working on, freescale based, but no mention when that will be released:

http://armdevices.net/2015/06/22/qualcomm-dragonboard-410c-96boards-64bit-quad-core-arm-cortex-a53-development-board/

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[…] the same footprint, albeit different connectors’ placements, and software compatible with DragonBoard 410c development board powered by the same Qualcomm Snapdragon 410 processor. The board targets applications such as […]

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@cnxsoft I wonder how much the DragonBoard 820c will cost. My guess – north of $200.