Orange Pi RK3399 Boards Gets 4GB RAM for $100

Orange Pi RK3399 development board launched last year, further crowding the RK3399 space. The board did not target the lower end of the market with a $109 price tag, but still came with only 2GB of RAM. Shenzhen Xunlong has now introduced a 4GB RAM version of the board for $99.96, with the 2GB version now selling for $89.38. Both boards can be purchased on Aliexpress.

Orange Pi RK3399 4GB RAM
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Apart from the RAM capacity, Orange Pi RK3399 “4G” specifications have not changed:

  • SoC – Rockchip K3399 hexa-core big.LITTLE processor with two ARM Cortex A72 cores up to 2.0 GHz, four Cortex A53 cores, and an ARM Mali-T860 MP4 GPU with support for OpenGL 1.1 to 3.1 support, OpenVG1.1, OpenCL and DX 11
  • System Memory – 4 GB DDR3
  • Storage – 16 GB eMMC flash, micro SD card, mPCIe (for mSATA/LTE), and SATA interface
  • Video Output/Input & Display Interfaces
    • 1x HDMI 2.0 up to 4K @ 60 Hz
    • 1x DisplayPort (DP) 1.2 interface up to 4K @ 60Hz (via USB type C port?)
    • 2x MIPI DSI interface up to 2560×1600 @ 60 Hz
    • 1x eDP 1.3 (4-lanes @ 10.8 Gbps)
    • 1x HDMI input port
  • Video Decode – 4K VP9 and 10-bit H.265 video codec support up to 60 fps
  • Audio
    • Digital audio output via HDMI or DisplayPort
    • 3.5mm combo jack with stereo audio output and mic input
    • 1x optical S/PDIF
    • 1x speaker header (1.5W 8Ω or 2.5W 4Ω)
    • 1x on-board microphone
    • 1x microphone array interface
    • 1x I2S output and input interface up to 8 channels
  • Connectivity – Gigabit Ethernet port (via  RTL8211E transceiver), dual band 802.11ac 2×2 MIMO WiFi and Bluetooth 4.1 LE (AP6356S module)
  • USB – 4x USB 2.0 host ports, 1x USB 3.0 type C port
  • Camera – 2x MIPI CSI interfaces up to 13MP for each interfaces
  • Sensors – Gyroscope+G-Sensor (MPU6500), Gyroscope (LSM6DS3), HALL Sensor (HAL248TWCL), Light Sensor (CM32181) and Compass (AK09911)
  • Debugging – 3-pin serial header
  • Expansion
    • 40-pin GPIO 2.54mm pitch female header with 4x I2C, 1x SPI, 2x UART, 5x GPIO, etc…
    • 1x mini PCIe for LTE (USB) or mSATA
    • SIM card slot
  • Misc
    • IR receiver
    • 2x power status LEDs (red and green)
    • 1x SATA power status LED (green)
    • Buttons: reset, power, recovery, menu, return, vol+ and vol-
  • Power Supply
    • 12V/2A via DC jack (5.5/2.1mm) or 2-pin header
    • 5V via type C port or 2-pin header
    • Dual battery support (7.4V)
    • RK808 PMU, BQ25700 Charger IC, CW2015 Fuel Gas
  • Dimensions – 129 x 99 mm
  • Weight – 99 grams

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Software-wise you’ll find Android and Ubuntu/Debian desktop/server images that have last been updated in February / March of 2018 in the download page, as well as the Android SDK and Linux source code. The community appears to have focused on lower cost RK3399 boards such as NanoPi NEO4 or Rock64Pro, and for example, there’s no Armbian image for Orange Pi RK3399 board, even one suitable for testing (WiP).

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