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

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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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