New Radxa ROCK 5A Pink Edition Features 16GB of RAM and Supports DietPi OS

New Radxa ROCK 5A Pink Edition Features 16GB of RAM and Supports DietPi OS


Arch Tech has recently released the Radxa ROCK 5A Pink Edition with a price tag of around $109.50, this SBC not only features an eye-catching new color but also supports the lightweight operating system DietPi.

The ROCK 5A is equipped with a powerful combination of processors: four Cortex-A76 cores that can reach speeds up to 2.4 GHz and four Cortex-A55 cores with speeds up to 1.8 GHz. It also has an Arm Mali G610MC4 GPU for graphics, a 6 TOPS NPU for AI tasks, and a large 16GB RAM.

This SBC comes in with only one version with 16GB of LPDDR4x memory. For storing data, you can use a MicroSD card, an eMMC module, or an extra PCIe (M.2 E Key) slot for more space. It has a 3.5mm jack for audio, which works for both listening and recording. The device also includes a USB Type-C port for power, compatible with USB PD 2.0 and QC 2.0 standards.

Radxa ROCK 5A Pink Edition Features and Specification:

  • Model: Radxa Rock Model 5 A Pink Edition.
  • RAM: 16GB LPDDR4x memory.
  • Processor: Rockchip RK3588S, including Quad-core Cortex-A76 (up to 2.4 GHz) and Quad-core Cortex-A55 cores (up to 1.8 GHz).
  • GPU: Arm Mali G610MC4 GPU.
  • NPU: 6 TOPS NPU.
  • Storage Options:
    • MicroSD slot.
    • eMMC module slot.
    • PCIe (M.2 E Key) slot.
  • Audio: 3.5mm jack supporting both input and output.
  • USB Ports:
    • One USB Type-C port for power (supports USB PD 2.0 and QC 2.0).
    • Two USB2 Type-A Host ports.
    • One USB 3.0 Type A Host port.
    • One USB 3.0 Type A OTG/Host port.
  • GPIO: 40-pin GPIO including 5x UART, 3x SPI, 6x I2C, 7x PWM, 1x ADC, 27x GPIOs.
  • Operating System Support: Official support for DietPi.
  • Pricing: Originally priced at $159.00, currently available at a discounted price of $109.50.
  • Availability: Launched in January 2023 and available on platforms such as AllNetChina and ameriDroid.
  • Documentation: Available on Radxa Wiki pages.

You can find the documentation for the Rock 5 Model A on the Radxa Wiki website. Also, as of their November 2023 update, DietPi officially supports this specific board.

The Radxa ROCK 5A Pink Edition, with 16GB RAM, is normally sold for $159.00 at Arace Tech. However, it’s currently available for a lower price of $109.50.

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