NanoPi 2

The NanoPi2 is a newly released ARM board by FriendlyARM which advances the NanoPi by featuring Samsung’s S5P4418 Quad Core [email protected] processor, 1G 32bit DDR3 RAM, rich video and display interfaces and two MicroSD slots. Its Quad Core [email protected] processor and 1G RAM make Linux and Android booted from a TF card fast and smoothly. Its adoption of the Raspberry Pi’s GPIO pin header makes it compatible with both Raspberry Pi’s external GPIO modules and Arduino’s shield boards. Its two MicroSD slots make it support up to two external TF cards’ storage. Its video and display interfaces include a DVP camera interface, an HDMI interface and an LCD interface which make it work with various popular display devices. The NanoPi2’s on-board AP6212 Wireless and Bluetooth chip supports 802.11 b/g/n, AP mode, BLE 4.0 and HS mode.

On the NanoPi2’s wiki FriendlyARM open sources its schematics, PCB, bootloader, kernel and file systems, and provides plenty of tutorials and code samples.

Jan. 1, 2017 12:00am – The NanoPi 2 SBC from FriendlyElec is based on a 4-core 32-bit Samsung S5P4418 backed by up to 1GB RAM.

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Board description:

    The NanoPi2 is a newly released ARM board by FriendlyARM which advances the NanoPi by featuring Samsung’s S5P4418 Quad Core [email protected] processor, 1G 32bit DDR3 RAM, rich video and display interfaces and two MicroSD slots. Its Quad Core [email protected] processor and 1G RAM make Linux and Android booted from a TF card fast and smoothly. Its adoption of the Raspberry Pi’s GPIO pin header makes it compatible with both Raspberry Pi’s external GPIO modules and Arduino’s shield boards. Its two MicroSD slots make it support up to two external TF cards’ storage. Its video and display interfaces include a DVP camera interface, an HDMI interface and an LCD interface which make it work with various popular display devices. The NanoPi2’s on-board AP6212 Wireless and Bluetooth chip supports 802.11 b/g/n, AP mode, BLE 4.0 and HS mode.

    On the NanoPi2’s wiki FriendlyARM open sources its schematics, PCB, bootloader, kernel and file systems, and provides plenty of tutorials and code samples.

Overview... System-on-Chip...
  • Samsung S5P4418
  • Primary processor type -- ARM Cortex-A9
  • Primary processor word-width -- 32-bit
  • Primary processor cores -- 4
  • Primary processor clock rate (GHz) -- 1.4
Additional processors (if any)...
  • GPU (graphics) -- Mali-400 MP
  • MCU (microcontroller) --
  • FPGA (gates) --
  • Other (DSP, FPU, NPU, TPU, AI...) --
System RAM...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) -- 1
  • Type --
  • ECC support -- No
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
On-board solid-state storage...
  • Maximum capacity (GB) --
  • Type --
  • Factory installed? -- Yes
Removable solid-state storage...
  • Interface ype -- microSD
  • m.2 interfaces -- 0
  • m.2 NVMe support --
SATA support...
  • SATA ports -- 0
USB ports...
  • USB hosts -- 1
  • USB host types -- 2
  • USB OTG ports -- 1
Ethernet...
  • Ethernet interfaces -- 0
  • Maximum LAN speed (Mbps) --
  • Wake-on-LAN support? --
Wireless...
  • WiFi -- 802.11 b/g/n (AP6212)
  • Bluetooth -- 4
  • Broadband --
  • LoRa --
HDMI...
  • Number of HDMI ports -- 1
  • HDMI version --
  • Max. HDMI resolution --
  • FPS at max. resolution --
  • HDMI audio support? -- Yes
Other display interfaces...
  • Composite video (CVBS) ports -- 0
  • Other display interfaces (DSI, LVDS, VGA...) -- 0.5 mm spacing 45 pin interface
Camera interfaces...
  • Number of camera ports -- 1
  • Camera interface types -- CSI
Audio I/O...
  • Analog output ports -- 0
  • Audio connector type -- n/a
  • Audio via HDMI? -- Yes
  • SPDIF interfaces -- 0
  • Line inputs -- 0
  • Mic inputs -- 0
  • On-board microphones -- 0
Other I/O...
  • GPIO -- 40
  • ADC -- 0
  • PWM -- 3
  • SPI -- 2
  • I2C -- 2
  • UARTs -- 3
  • RS232 (or 485 or 422) -- 0
  • IR receiver -- No
Expansion connector compatibility?
  • Arduino compatible -- No
  • Raspberry Pi compatible -- No
Miscellaneous functions...
  • Real time clock (RTC) support --
  • PMIC/PMU (power management controllers) --
  • Lithium battery support --
Operating system support...
  • Linux -- yes
  • Android -- Android 4.4.2
  • Windows --
  • Other OSes --
Other features not listed elsewhere:

2x MicroSD card slots

Physical specs...
  • Width (mm) -- 75
  • Height (mm) -- 40
  • Depth (mm) -- 10
  • Weight (gm) -- 22
  • Input voltage, min. (V) -- 5
  • Input voltage, max. (V) -- 5
  • Input current, min. (A) -- 1
  • Input current, max. (A) -- 2
  • Operating temp., min. (°C) --
  • Operating temp., max. (°C) --
  • Certifications -- (none listed)
Further information...
[board ID = 119]

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