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Difference between Raspberry Pi and Orange Pi

Last Updated : 13 Apr, 2023
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1. Raspberry Pi: 
Raspberry Pi can be termed as a small computer, it is a credit-sized device that plugs into the PC, which has a standard keyboard and mouse. It is also capable of computing and can be taught how to program with languages. Generally, these devices are used to make Ariel drones and are used with weather detection programs. It is known for its capabilities that it offers at an affordable price, though it depends on the variant you are buying. Speaking of capabilities it is a mini-computer that can serve you like a desktop computer. From surfing the internet to watching high-definition videos and playing light modes games. It supports Python language out of the box. 

2. Orange Pi: 
Orange Pi is also another mini-computer out in the market with all capabilities when considered with Raspberry Pi. It was developed when there was a huge demand for its Raspberry Pi, as a result, a clone like a computer was developed and named Orange Pi. With some fewer functions, Pi is supported by different OS like Linux, Ubuntu, and Android. When compared to Original Pi, Orange Pi has some cost-cutting with fewer USB ports. It has faster networking and some more heavy features that make it difficult to be as fast as Pi. With new integrations, it has developed onboard WiFi but lacks the community support as Raspberry Pi has. 

Difference between Raspberry Pi and Orange Pi:

Sl. No. Basis of Raspberry Pi Orange Pi
1. Launched In the year 2012, Eben Upton first introduced the Raspberry Pi device in February. Orange Pi officially launched its first open-source product in 2014.
2. CPU It uses a 1.4 GHz 64bit Quad-Core Processor It uses H5(1.4 GHz) Quad Core Cortex-A53 Processor
3. RAM For its functioning, it uses 1GB DDR2 RAM For its better performance, it uses 2GB DDR3 RAM
4. GPU To process graphic requirements it uses Broadcom VideoCore IV GPU. To enhance graphic capabilities it uses Mali-450 GPU.
5. Storage For storage requirements, it gives On board storage module. For better storage upgrades it has an SD Card slot for storage.
6. Weight It weighs around 45g It weighs around 68g
7. Video Compatible It does support video but no support for 4K. There is no support for 4K videos.
8. USB Port It has 4 USB 2.0 and 1 Micro OTG interface on board. It has 3 USB 2.0 and 1 USB 2.0 OTG interface on board
9. Ethernet/ Wi-Fi Yes, it is capable of sending data over the internet and has ethernet and Wi-Fi support. Yes, it is capable of sending data over the internet and has ethernet and Wi-Fi given on board.
10. Wi-Fi version Raspberry Pi supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac) as well as Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n). Orange Pi supports only Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n).
11. Bluetooth Yes, it is supported. Yes, it is supported.
12. OS Support Raspbian, Windows IoT Core, OSMX, Linux, Ubuntu, Debian, etc. Android, Ubuntu, Raspbian, Debian.

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